That’s not to say these books aren’t valuable. They are. They’re just not going to help you get unique insights, see problems in a different way than others, or even help you solve more problems. They will however make you sound like you’re smart because you can talk about the things everyone else is talking about. However, there is an old adage that when you do what everyone else is doing you shouldn’t be surprised to get the same results everyone else gets.
Five Books You’ve Never Heard of That Will Change Your Life
Shane Parrish
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Reminds me of Feynman’s musings about his unusual toolkit.

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