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Kobo Aura ONE 01a

Problem: Given an item in the Internet Archive, e.g. The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, you may be tempted to download the PDF for its exactness. Admirable! However, my e-reader is horribly slow for opening it and turning pages. I find slow page turning aggravating; it makes me lose my train of thought and strains my reading comprehension.

This extra work is well worth it for me.

  • See also PDF? I haven't tested it, but I wonder if "repairing" a PDF would also help with e-reader speed.



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Well-being / Health > Mental health, Relaxation >

(on Wikipedia)

  1. A conscious act of will.

    • An inward version is to pursue awareness, mindfulness or the like.
    • An outward / practical version is to focus one's thoughts on something -- to reflect on or ponder over. This is the receiving end of point 3, below.
  2. Clearing one's thoughts.

  3. "A Meditation" is a discourse intended to express its author's reflections or to guide others in contemplation.

    • This is the "sending" end of point 1b.
      -- Variously described: "Consider this deeply", "Selah", etc.

The first two are components of Enlightenment and often lead to the experience of an epiphany. Some version is an instinctive aspect of genius, often seen in sharpening the saw.

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