We are always interested in the flower, but not the tedium of the blossoming. But that process from bud to blossom is when things really happen. --Maria Popova

Maria Popova: Books are the Original Internet

Maria Popova: Books are the Original Internet

Feb 17, 2019-- Maria Popova is a Bulgarian-born writer, blogger, literary and cultural critic living in Brooklyn, New York. She writes Brain Pickings, a blog she calls "my one-woman labor of love." In this interview by Oscar Schwartz, she says "Books are the original internet." Schwarts calls her "switched on, irresistibly articulate, fully engaged...She talks about complex ideas in a way that transforms them into something I want to talk about with my friends. She makes big concepts relevant." (2630 reads)


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Take ActionPopova says of her blog, "I post the ideas that reflect what I'm interested in, that augment how I see the world. I see myself as recording the process of my own education rather than sharing ideas." Why not begin to "record" your own thoughts by forming a conversation group with your friends about things that matter to you?



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