Kurt Loder: What I Read

Kurt Loder: What I Read

There are 1 comment on the The Atlantic story from Jul 17, 2012, titled Kurt Loder: What I Read. In it, The Atlantic reports that:

How do people deal with the torrent of information pouring down on us all? What sources can't they live without? We regularly reach out to prominent figures in media, entertainment, politics, the arts, and the literary world to hear their answers.

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ESLombard

Staunton, VA

#1 Aug 6, 2012
It is a problem, but I remember an Israeli intelligence analyst friend once indicated that he didn't read the news; he read the history books. I find that in most instances, I evaluate the title or topic sentence and then, if interested, read the LAST paragraph carefully. With most nonfiction, I study the conclusion or final chapter only. If very interested, I might look at the introduction. The last several years, I say to myself, "You've got just so many more days to live. Is this a really worthwhile use of that limited time?"

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