The more you understand a topic, the better able you are able to understand new insights into that topic. Knowledge builds on knowledge so long as you have a strong foundation of the basics from which to draw upon.
The more you understand a topic on Cake, the more likely you are to read another conversation on that topic. So as a moderator and content creator, it's to my advantage to turn you into an amazing reader on as many topics as possible. That’s why you may have noticed the addition of a Further reading section at the end of my posts. What you’ll find in those links is curated content to broaden and deepen your knowledge of the topic discussed. Hopefully, you’ll be able to gain a deeper interest in the topic, or at least a more enjoyable reading experience.
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr