…ss wrong) or developing heuristics and insights about how the world works. As Leo Strauss proposed, the best secrets are often hidden inside stories and books.
…re we read and spend time with books, the more we’re forced to practice mindfulness and meditation. Reading builds the habits of patience, calmness, and builds our ability to focus deeply on a single thing for an extended period of time.
“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone” — Blaise Pascal