Jason (jcreed) wrote,
Jason
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Wow. So one of the books I got from the Carnegie was "the glass bead game", since seeing cdinwood reading it reminded me that at some point or another I was planning on reading it. I think I had heard of it through Nomic back in the day. But it's really enjoyable so far.

"...Remember this: one can be a strict logician or grammarian, and at the same time be full of imagination and music. One can be a musician or Glass Bead Game player and at the same time wholly devoted to rule and order. The kind of person we want to develop, the kind of person we aim to become, would at any time be able to exchange his discipline or art for any other..." (p. 82)
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