Experience is the notion of have knowledge of something. Where people get confused is Personal Experience, this is a unique type of knowledge that is different to each and every person.
So surely reading and understand multiple experience on the same matter is much better right? For the scientist this would be correct to lower the change of copy cat failure the learn from others. The adapt to their own practice.
But the still practice…
Personal experience is also very important. It helps you understand and gain a sense of drive for your topic. Having your own thoughts, help you connect with others and can help develop THE EXPERIENCE for others.
Both types of experience are important but together the a extremely powerful at helping you move forward to your goals.