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    BUMP xD
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    Yes, unless you read stupid books.
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    Yes, unless you read stupid books.
    Hmm, going to give this go for a month and see if I notice anything different to my writing skills.
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    No, Reading is one thing, understanding is another
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    I'd say yeah because it expands your vocabulary and could improve your writing skills, among other things.
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    no but it makes you more aware and knowledgeable.
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    (Original post by BTAnonymous)
    no but it makes you more aware and knowledgeable.
    isn't that the def of becoming smarter?
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    (Original post by BTAnonymous)
    no but it makes you more aware and knowledgeable.
    (Original post by JustDoIt!)
    isn't that the def of becoming smarter?
    Eating doesn't make you fat, it just makes you bigger and heavier.
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    (Original post by loooopppyyy)
    Eating doesn't make you fat, it just makes you bigger and heavier.
    lol'd, ARE YOU TRYING TO CALL ME FAT smh
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    I would have once said yes, but seeing all the people who compare politics to Harry Potter soon grows old. Read something else ffs, preferably some actual history, but anything would do.
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    (Original post by JustDoIt!)
    isn't that the def of becoming smarter?
    (Original post by loooopppyyy)
    Eating doesn't make you fat, it just makes you bigger and heavier.
    I think there's a slight difference between being knowledgeable and smart.

    Anyone can read the same textbook over and over again until they know it. That is being knowledgeable.

    Smart by my definition is someone who performs well in aptitude and has a high IQ, something which you cannot learn or read.
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    Mm-hmm, let's go read Harry Potter and learn magic tricks :yep: I'll be smarter 100%!
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    (Original post by ClearSky)
    Mm-hmm, let's go read Harry Potter and learn magic tricks :yep: I'll be smarter 100%!
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    “... a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”

    ~ Tyrion Lannister
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    I read because I love reading. I don't think it definitely makes you 'smarter' because you can still do well in exams without reading books. But it gives you a more intelligent intellect.
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    yeah.
    revision guides
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    It improves your vocabulary.
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    Reading will definitely help you to improve your vocabulary and language skills, but in order to get the best results, you should read a wide range of different books, and not limit yourself to specific authors or genres.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    I would have once said yes, but seeing all the people who compare politics to Harry Potter soon grows old. Read something else ffs, preferably some actual history, but anything would do.
    People do tend to compare books to politics when those books are political allegories.
 
 
 
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