Feeding The Mind

Feeding The Mind Lewis Carroll
  • Title: Feeding The Mind
  • Author: Lewis Carroll
  • ISBN: 9780742622975
  • Page: 243
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  • Feeding The Mind Lewis Carroll Feeding The Mind This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery
    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
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    About Lewis Carroll


    1. The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman and photographer.His most famous writings are Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass as well as the poems The Hunting of the Snark and Jabberwocky , all considered to be within the genre of literary nonsense.Oxford scholar, Church of England Deacon, University Lecturer in Mathematics and Logic, academic author of learned theses, gifted pioneer of portrait photography, colourful writer of imaginative genius and yet a shy and pedantic man, Lewis Carroll stands pre eminent in the pantheon of inventive literary geniuses.He also has works published under his real name.


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    1. Why, what have you been doing with your mind lately How have you fed it It looks pale, and the pulse is very slow.Feeding The Mind is very short but sweet Lewis Carroll has always been a favourite of mine for his funny peculiar view spoiler other people say that, right funny ha ha or funny peculiar hide spoiler style, and this endeared him to me all the .

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    2. Much shorter than I expected Very good read.

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    3. Feeding the Mind is short, pithy, and to the point It offers great common sense for using books as food for the mind.

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    4. Well, it is, I say, for us that the consequences of neglecting the body can be clearly seen and felt, and it might be well for some if the mind were equally tangible and visible If we could take it to the doctor and have its pulse felt First, then, we should set ourselves to provide for our mind proper kind of food Then, we should be careful to provide this wholesome food in proper amount Then again, though the food be wholesome and in proper amount, we know that we must not consume too many kin [...]

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    5. This is a great little read very little, only 8 pages long I highly recommend it if, like me, you like new mental perspectives on familiar things Carroll presents a metaphor between feeding and reading which is both entertaining and enlightening It s interesting as well to notice similarities between his idea of the brain needing a few minutes to digest and currently popular techniques like Pomodoro.

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    6. This was a fun read Enjoy

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    7. Mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, popularly known by his nom de plume of Lewis Carroll delivered this little essay in October of 1884 to the Vicar of Alfreton s parishioners After the lecture, the Vicar was given the manuscript by the author with instruction to do with it as he wished The lecture instructs us on the care and feeding of our minds My edition was published by Levinger Press with illustrations by Edward Koren A interesting little book by a fascinating man.

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    8. A very short, amusing, and insightful essay on feeding the mind Carroll analogizes eating for the body to reading for the mind We do not eat meal after meal after meal, until we are utterly sick instead, we eat one meal and let it digest before diving in to the next Our approach to reading should be much the same Carroll writes whereas the body needs three to four hours between meals, the mind needs only three to four minutes He goes on to advise that, while reading, we take short breaks every h [...]

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    9. Lewis Carroll, of Alice s Adventures in Wonderland Through the Looking Glass s fame, equates food and literature, and pursues this metaphor in an entertaining essay Intellectuals love to read, love to brag to read, love to collect books Caroll, however, suggests a different approach.Summary 1 We should set ourselves to provide for our mind its proper kind of food 2 We should be careful to provide this wholesome food in proper amount 3 We must not consume too many kinds at once i.e proper variety [...]

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    10. 4 2014 A small volume with an essay about how feeding the mind is as important as feeding the body Lewis challenges readers to find a balanced approach to reading He urges readers to make wholesome vs unwholesome choices, to not read gluttonously, to limit number of genres at one time, to rest 3 4 minutes every hour or so, and to think about what one is reading He claims this approach will produce a well read person

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    11. To ascertain the healthiness of the mental appetite of a human animal, place in its hands a short, well written, but not exciting treatise on some popular subject a mental bun, in fact Get thee to Project Gutenberg I advise you to eat this mental bun immediately, though it s so endearing, it might rather be called a mental cupcake.

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    12. You probably know that eating too much junk food is bad for your waistline This essay is a reminder that our brains need a proper mix of nutrition too in the form of delicious and nutritious reading material.

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    13. Very interestingThis is a very short treatise or lecture I truly enjoyed this it gave some good plain simple information on how to retain information To enjoy what one reads Worth the shirt time to red.

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    14. I read out some parts of feeding the mind to a friend his response was, that is some profound sh t As far as I am concerned that is the best review Definitely profound.

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    15. Good readingThis books help us to understand the effective way to feed the mind.mind need well balanced system to work effectively.

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    16. Lewis Carroll s AnalogyI found it particularly tasteful the body mind analogy Versatile, relatable and memorable moving forward Will be reading other works.

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    17. Lovely little paper filled with good old advice which is as present as it can be

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    18. Short, great, fun I love Carrolls perspectives in this essay A readers characteristics were described perfectly in this piece.Definitely worth a read That s if you can digest it.

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    19. A lovely essay that resonates with my own thoughts Simply written and well digested.

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    20. This thirty page manuscript of a lecture Carroll once gave is a wonderful It speaks on reading in general and how one can better comprehend what has been read I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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    21. Sweet, short, cute and interesting It s a quick nice read, but it makes you think about the process of reading in a quirky way

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    22. I have long felt that Carroll s ideas were superior to his prose This book further confirms that feeling I could not even finish this small essay.

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    23. Not very long, but very, very good

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    24. Corto, conciso, sin mayores pretensiones, creo yo, que las de entretener y satisfacer a sus seguidores con un poco de intimidad sobre sus pensamientos y costumbres personales Muy divertido.

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    25. Le do en Enero 2014

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