This is a bit of an extreme statement, I’m sure there are use cases for studying as well, but it’s clear to me that I will not have any motivation to really link and work with the materials unless they truly resonate with me.

Just don’t. It’s a very bad mistake to add cards for things you’re not genuinely interested in. People will tell me: “I used Anki to memorize the state capitals”. Me: “Why did you want to know the state capitals.” Them: [silence]. (View Highlight)