‘A room without books is like a body without a soul.’
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Books can change your life.
And because of this, I believe we should give books our lives.
See, the brain acts much like a filter. It first observes everything in the world, but then begins the process of feeding the beholder of that brain with limited information. This information directly serves the person’s day-to-day priorities as it desperately acts on a kind of survival instinct. When concerned about the immediate down-to-earth tasks, the brain does little in its way to filter through patterns usually unseen.