How to read to understand

Everyday people absorb hundreds of pieces of information. Nowadays, during one day we get them way more than the average person during one year in the nineteenth century. Our brain since that time has not changed, but must work harder than before. In recent years, not only the number of messages has changed, but also the way of their consumption. So many things happen around us that we prefer to “taste” more information, but only a bite, rather than eat one solid. There is even a term “Pancake People” which refers to people who have a very wide horizons, but flat knowledge in every subject. If we add the reality, which also is becoming more complicated, we have the recipe to build wrong opinions about the world. So, what we should pay attention in assimilating information to be wrong a little less?

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