Category Archives: skepticism

How to Avoid Deception

 “You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.”—Harry S. Truman This a re-post of one of our first blogs.  But … Continue reading

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Myths of Speed Reading–Do I Always Have to Read Fast?

When I am asked at a gathering what I do and I reply that I teach speed reading, there are certain questions or (sometimes objections!) to what I have chosen to spend my career and most of my energy doing.  … Continue reading

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Myths of Speed Reading

For the over 35 years I have taught speed reading I have been constantly asked about the same misconceptions about what I do and what our courses are all about.  I’ve decided to  do a series of posts about the subject–at least our approach … Continue reading

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Try This New Excercise–Stretch Your Mind in 2013

“In choosing a president, we really don’t choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal.  We choose a leader.“–Rudy Giuliani Personally, I don’t think many people do this–but they should!  Informed voters can. “I am sure that every one … Continue reading

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Read a Banned Book

“To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor’s prohibited list.“–John Aiken Celebrate the freedom to read what you want and having an open mind during Banned Book Week, September 30-October 6, 2012.  We have listed below ten frequently challenged classics.  The … Continue reading

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