“This week’s musing asks…
Other than for school, do you read books to learn how to do something? What was/were the topic(s)?“
Umm…not really. Other than for school, I don’t deliberately read books to learn something. Most of the books I read are for pure entertainment only.
I read The Art of War last year, without really intending to learn anything from it. I mean, it’s a book on ancient warfare techniques. When am I ever going to be in a situation where fighting skills are going to be necessary? But I did end up learning something from it. The most important lesson I learnt from it was to be aware of my surroundings and of other people’s intentions all the time. It is something I already knew but reading Sun Tzu’s words only reaffirmed my belief in being prepared for anything at any given moment.