A Random Walk in Science, Author: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll).
By Maria Popova – Mental recreation is a thing that we all of us need for our mental health; and you may get much healthy enjoyment, no doubt, from Games … But, after all, when you have made yourself a first-rate player at any one of these Games, you have nothing real to show for it, as a result! You enjoyed the Game, and the victory, no doubt, at the time: but you have no result that you can treasure up …
Once master the machinery of Symbolic Logic , and you have a mental occupation always at hand, of absorbing interest, and one that will be of real use to you in any subject you may take up. It will give you clearness of thought—the ability to see your way through a puzzle—the habit of arranging your ideas in an orderly and get-at-able form—and, more valuable than all, the power to detect fallacies, … more> http://tinyurl.com/nenxsqx