In a previous post I declared that no presents are given in this work.
You have to learn every single pattern and if you forget it, you are not able to use it in the future.
No bonus due to accumulated efforts whatsoever.
I'm pretty sure this is the main reason why most people plateau on a certain moment. The day you stop with the intake of new patterns is the day you stop developing.
That's why you all of a sudden hear nothing more of a once so talented player.
Did you ever notice how often that happens?
But in a capricious fashion you are given a kind of present in this work.
When you have learned a pattern but you forget that you learned it, it is as if you get it out of the blue. Gee, am I brilliant or what, I think from time to time when solving a problem a tempo.
If I look at the history of the problem, I see that I allready 7 times failed to solve it. But I can't remember that.
So for now my conclusion about the antithesis of memorization versus pattern recognition is that it is the same, only with memorization you remember that you learned it.
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