From Lev Shestov’s Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Nietzsche:
“It will probably not seem strange that Nietzsche held such a high opinion of Dostoevsky. Here are his actual words: “Dostoevsky is the only psychologist from whom I was able to learn anything. I rank my acquaintance with him among…
“A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.”449 notes link >
Putting a message on a wall can be a much more effective way to reach the masses than expecting them to go find a book and learn it themselves. Some men just want to watch the world learn, regardless of medium. This collection of street arts details some memorable lines from famous books, hit the pictures to see which author and title, if you didnt already recognize them immediately.
Via Tree Hugger
Very cute, but people can’t learn about anything, anywhere thoroughly, and they sure as hell can’t get accurate, in depth, archival information off of the internet. The myth of plentitude on the internet is astounding. Most things are not in fact, digitized.
Wikipedia having two sentences or Jstor having a couple of articles doesn’t compare to a library’s holdings. Nor does mindless internet surfing compare to the logical, finely tuned bookshelf sections that promote discovery and give you related material (that’s actually related) automatically. Just Sayin’
Oh, and did we forget, the internets can’t talk to you and they don’t have glasses or tell you to be quiet. You can love the internets, and worship libraries too. Everyone stay in their place, now.
I love this idea, but the first sentence of the video sent chills up my spine.
“Yet telling more is the reviewer’s (usually thankless) job. Still, spare a little pity for the critic, if you please; I’m doing delicate surgery here. This is an enormous, craftily sustained work of fiction, and while I consider the Internet-fueled concern with “spoilers” rather infantile, the true secrets of well-made fiction deserve to be kept.”
Want this book in my paws ASAP.
this cup is amazing
I want it D8
OMG OMG OMG OMG.