Holloway made other uncareful
observations and notable errors in I Sit and Look Out.
That today makes people really anxious, and so we're seeing a much more careful, measured, controlled look at something that should be uncareful
, unmeasured, and uncertain, in my opinion.
Gardner writes, "Thus there developed among readers, hoping to cover as many texts as possible, a tendency to jump from one to another," with the result that "readers absorbed little or nothing of what they read." (2) A certain level of anxiety towards uncareful
reading may be said to permeate Zhu Xi's thoughts on moral pedagogy, an anxiety that does not seem to be felt in the earlier age of the manuscript, when texts available for reading were presumably fewer.
"David Thompson: HBC Surveyor" argues that the uncareful
acceptance of Thompson's decision to switch to the North West Company has disinclined historians from a more complex understanding of him in the context of contemporary Hudson's Bay Company writers.