I discovered this while trying to figure out why I held so tightly to my college textbooks.

Did I expect to finally learn the math that eluded me 10 years ago? Well, maybe in another 30 years, but that's not why I keep them.

They represent the knowing that, even if unknown to me, is deeply valuable to know exists.

And now? Tension relieved.

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Yes. And as a tsundoku and as an Umberto Eco antilibrary

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