It seems to be easier for me to stalk closer to game than to learn how to shoot better at long range.
In 2011 I was good to go at 500y with a 7mmRM if the wind was down around 4 mph on the Kestrel.
In 2012 I was good to 400y with 257RAI.
I do think it is important to find out what I can do, even if I can't improve it.
I start practicing every day a couple weeks before hunting season.
The word 'forum" does not mean "not criticizing books."
"Ad hominem fallacy" is not the same as point by point criticism of books. If you bought the book, and believe it all, it may FEEL like an ad hominem attack, but you might strive to accept other points of view may exist.
Are we a nation of competing ideas, or a nation of forced conformity of thought?