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New. And not.
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'I've already read that.'
It's worth mentioning that we'll include non-exclusive and old stuff.
I've recently been reading articles from the Upline print-magazine.
Some is really good, hasn't seen light-of-day since… and remains valid and helpful.
Should it remain relatively unavailable… or be included here?
I've no doubts on this.
We live in an age in which new things often get a priority just because they're 'new'. And older stuff gets pushed aside.
Sometimes that's ok.
(For 'news', it's likely most of us want to know what's happening now, rather than events of a year ago.)
And sometimes it's not.
(When learning how to do something, I want to access the most relevant and useful info… rather than what's been added most-recently.)
'New' really is better. But not always.
For this, I'm guided by Bob Pirsig (the author).
In noting how how Chautauqua (an adult education movement) was pushed aside by faster-paced radio, movies and TV, he suggested the change was not entirely an improvement… and how, in consequence thereof, knowledge has become 'broad' rather than 'deep'… we know a little about a lot of things.
'What's new?' is an interesting and broadening question, but one which, if pursued exclusively, results only in an endless parade of trivia and fashion
I would like, instead, to be concerned with the question 'What is best?'.
So, with Bob's views firmly in mind, we'll unapologetically open with some not-new stuff… which has previously been published, and may be familiar to those who've been in NM for a while.
To be totally clear…
What's on offer here is a carefully and intelligently-curated selection of trusted advice.
The advantage of this is that 'you' get good stuff, and without having to spend time and effort trying to find it.
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