Information overload and Cliff's notes

Although my ideological differences with Seth Godin keep growing over time, I have to admit this meaty post is quite insightful.

A post's fragment:

TLDR is internet-speak for “Too long, didn’t read.” It’s one of the consequences of too much to choose from, combined with a lazy quest for convenience. It’s a checklist mindset. And all we get after we finish a checklist is a bunch of checked boxes, not real understanding.