I couldn’t agree more.
Speed-reading strikes me as one of those lifehacks that are in vogue nowadays. http://explosm.net/comics/4286/
They are just like the daily Medium posts about how to be 47% more productive and achieve so much more in your life.
The hare’s desperate search for shortcuts continues while the steady tortoise absorbs the wisdom of good books and wins the race.
Speed-reading is to reading and comprehending what being a gourmand is to being a gourmet.