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>As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle

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>As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate.


Do you agree? I'm shy and awkward enough that an interaction with basically anyone is something to be endured rather than appreciated. But I do think being well read can heighten boredom with the less contemplative
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>>7226052
I agree and disagree. Reading also makes you smarter and quite frankly if you're that shy then reading can only help you. If you read the right books that is(good books).
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I've found that reading has increased my capacity for empathy and made me more appreciative of humanity in general.
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This is also my experience.
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>>7226566
Fucking hell.
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>>7226566
So this is what a wizard looks like.
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>>7226052
The first difference is vocabulary, conversing with people with a diminutive vocab and having to talk in layman is less satisfying but personally gratifying in an egoist way.
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>>7226052
It's the opposite...
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>>7226602
definitely, but that shouldn't keep you from expressing your thoughts as they should be; it's the laymans loss if he doesn't understand
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>>7226623
This, honestly. I can't say that my circle of friends has gotten bigger, but being well read helps to understand various situations that can usually be applied in real life.
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