Our Country is Filled with Problems; Reading Too Many Books Isn’t One of Them

Ryan Holiday has an essay that speaks directly to me personally even though it was written for everyone.

America has many problems. Reading too many books is not one of them. In fact, I would argue that our problems stem from the exact opposite. We spend too much time online. We watch too much real-time (partisan) news. We have a poor understanding of history and our founding principles. We say experience is a great teacher and neglect the hard won experiences of the people who came before us and did us the service of writing that all down. 

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February 18, 2022