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 I don’t really know the thing. I haven’t learned it. I think I need to be more deliberate about what I learn — to actually learn it!
ß How to Take Smart Notespg 57 (and other pages later somewhere 70-85) ↩