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Which books to study category theory?

I am an amateur math researcher in the field of general topology. I've set the purpose to learn enough category theory for my research. After reading Steve Awodey, "Category Theory", 2010, is it ...
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A Concrete Approach to Category Theory

Is there a way to learn Category Theory without learning so many concepts of which you have never seen examples?
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What are the prerequisites for learning category theory?

Is category theory worth learning for the sake of learning it? Can it be used in applied mathematics/probability? I am currently perusing Categories for the Working Mathematician by Mac Lane.