Sitting at my desk, my attention drifted to the books sitting in a pile to my right. Reading their spines, I noticed that read together, they form a sort of collective wisdom:
- You are what you choose and the rest is noise
- The presentation of self in everyday life ways of seeing
- Digital ground frame analysis
- How kindergarten came to America musicophilia
(Admittedly that last one might be stretching a bit.)
It struck me that when I read, what I want is to see connections among texts, draw similarities, and here, very literally, the spines were doing it in a way I’d never attended to.
Collective wisdom, as it happens, can be found wherever you’d like to collect it.