having more connections is better

With more connectionsconnecting ideas is powerful* encourages you to revisit old ideas and improves learning. * helps you discover new ideas through connections. * allows you to reuse your ideas in a different context. Related: notes/the brain is a network of ideas, it makes it easier to traverse from one idea to another one. It's like comparing roads in a city versus roads in the countryside. That being said, the links need to be usefulTo create useful links, we need to connect, not groupThe focus for creating useful links is on making connections between notes and NOT making groups. Ideas need to be atomic and grouping things doesn't create atomic ideas. When we don't create links atomic links (e.g. [[school]]), there will be many connections with very little meaning, adding clutter..