An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.
Whether or not we play chess, there is a lot we can learn from studying the skills of great chess players. And we can learn even more by understanding how good chess players continue to improve.
Continue reading How to Improve your Skills: learning from chess
“I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes”
― Vladimir Nabokov
It seems that memories associated with strong emotions are the ones we remember the best.
And, as we think back and sink into that memory, it seems the emotional flavour of the memory is all that really matters and becomes the dominating aspect of the remembrance. Continue reading The strength of memories
“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” – William Faulkner