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Learning How To Think

William Deresiewicz

Let’s start with how you don’t learn to think. A study by a team of researchers at Stanford came out a couple of months ago. The investigators wanted to figure out how today’s colleg...

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23K reads, 15 comments

The Value of Solitude

William Deresiewicz

Loneliness is not the absence of company, it is grief over that absence. The lost sheep is lonely; the shepherd is not lonely. But the Internet is as powerful a machine for the production of lonelines...

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67K reads, 10 comments