To some degree it’s like learning history.
When you first read history, it is simply a whirl of names and dates. Nothing generally seems to stick. Nevertheless the more you learn, the greater amount of hooks you have got for new facts to stick onto– which means you accumulate knowledge at what’s colloquially called an exponential rate. When you remember that Normans conquered England in 1066, it will probably catch your attention when you hear that other Normans conquered southern Italy at in regards to the time that is same. Which will make you wonder about Normandy, and be aware when a third book mentions that Normans were not, like most of what exactly is now called France, tribes that flowed in since the Roman empire collapsed, but Vikings (norman = north man) who arrived four centuries later in 911. Continue reading Surprises make us laugh, and surprises are what one would like to deliver.