Mon 18 Nov, 2013 02:37 pm
Interested in personal experience with speed-reading, any techniques you might have developed; whether for instance you find circular scan superior to downward jog
…any blockages; for instance the wide para
PS: "Circular scan" might not be a very descriptive term. Imagine the path of a mark on the rim of a wheel that's losing altitude, what's it called anyhow
I do not believe that speed reading is a good skill to acquire, since it might rewire the brain for other activities too. I prefer to read slowly. Walk slowly. Think slowly. I would otherwise just be rushing to my own eventual funeral.
Accordingly Foof I should live forever
Incidentally Foof, your response is very pertinent in light of
I am a fast reader by nature. This caused my father to say
"It is an insult to an author who has put so much work into his writing to read as fast as you do. Take it easy and enjoy the beauty of the language"
Lotta truth to that observation Saab. However one might respond how useful scanning the daily news in contrast with literature that might be enjoyed more slowly