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  2. Nov 2022
    1. I need to create a sense of obligation on myself, so I'll toot anything I add to my reading queue, hashtag #queued. Then, when I've pushed it along further, I can return to that toot to add my thoughts...

      reply to thread: https://mastodon.social/@mathew@campaign.openworlds.info/109371453439113339

      Perhaps underneath the My Library you need to have an alternate path labeled "Antilibrary". Perhaps that will alleviate a lot of your cognitive dissonance and guilt.

  3. Aug 2022
    1. David Quammen on Books

      Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper.<br /> —David Quammen (1948 ― ), science, nature, and travel writer in The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder

      Syndication link: - https://boffosocko.com/2016/08/03/intellectual-wallpaper/

  4. Jun 2022