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Re^2: Reflections on Skills of the Skillful

by dsheroh (Parson)
on Jul 03, 2009 at 10:55 UTC ( #777028=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Reflections on Skills of the Skillful
in thread Reflections on Skills of the Skillful

Practice isn't enough. In fact practice, if done incorrectly, can be a huge, crippling hindrance. This is counter-intuitive to most

I blame that saying about "practice makes perfect". Practice doesn't make perfect. Practice makes routine, and practice makes consistent, but, if you practice doing something wrong, the practice will not make you perfect, it will make you routinely, consistently wrong. (Well, unless you distort the meaning of "perfect" enough to say that your wrongness will be perfect, I guess...)


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