This is a concerning thing that humans do: the repeated exposure to something makes us think that we understand it far better than we do. 1

I think I am hugely burdened by this. I skim and read TONS of shit, and assume that I can pull it out when I need to. But do I really know the thing/concept? I haven’t learned it, I think I would like to be more deliberate about what I learn — to actually learn it!


  1. ß How to Take Smart Notes pg 57 (and other pages later somewhere 70-85)