Saturday, 17 December 2016


Counting down to the first 100 posts, it may seem as if I’m treating this whole business as a bit of a game. Yes, so I am.

While it’s important to demonstrate that my theories work, I refuse to get ‘serious’ about it all. Frivolity is, after all, a key difference between study and unlearning. Therefore, although I must ‘walk the talk’, that talk needs to appear somewhat silly for it to be authentic.

Here Donovan Nagel discusses the motivation needed to learn a language. But to my mind, motivation is never an issue if one's approach is sufficiently silly.

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