Somebody help me here?
>read only non-fiction
>books are either too general and lacking or specific and pedantic
>end up not learning enough for the time applied
How do I choose my history, sociology, philosophy, etc, books? Do I have to start with the greeks to understand the Middle-Upper paleolithic transition?:
>Do I have to start with the greeks to understand the Middle-Upper paleolithic transition?
Also, threads like these severely underestimate the mankind's existing knowledge and literature.
You need to read the specific works of (insert philosopher/historian/whatever) that were dedicated to specific topics (e.g Schopenhauers essay on women, not memeing, totally serious just giving an example).