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Maria Popova—Cartographer of Meaning in a Digital Age

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Google Is Rotting Our Brains

The brave few, armed with old musty books, taking up a cultural stewardship that has been all but abandoned in favor of chasing listicles. Popova calls this a generational reparenting that focuses on “caring for these bygone thinkers, while at the same time imbuing the present generation with their hand-me-down wisdom and their most enduring ideas.”

Better to Be a Human Being Dissatisfied than a Pig Satisfied

Scholarship takes time. Maria Popova, a cultural critics and creator of the popular Brain Pickings blog, sums it thus: