“The saddest thing is to be
a minute to someone,
when you’ve made them your eternity.”Sanober Khan
I speculate that nonfiction books are headed down the path of academic journals. They will be useful for academics positioning themselves for tenure, but they will be too slow and ponderous for communicating ideas. People who really care about ideas will turn to reading and writing substacks instead of books and journals.
Books are not Information Dense
Substack is much better
A Neurologist’s Tips to Protect Your Memory: 1. Pay more attention. 2. Find regular everyday memory challenges. 3. Read more novels. 4.Beware of technology. 5.Work with a mental health professional if you need to.
Dr. Richard Restak, a neurologist and clinical professor at George Washington Hospital University School of Medicine and Health
“The average American — even if they’re a highly sophisticated college graduate or a law school student — really doesn’t know an awful lot about the many different ways in which even innocent people can regret for the rest of their lives the biggest mistake of their lives, the decision to waive their Fifth Amendment right and agree to talk to the police.”
James Duane, a professor at Regent Law School in Virginia