“I like to imagine that the world is one big machine. You know, machines never have any extra parts. They have the exact number and type of parts they need. So I figure if the entire world is a big machine, I have to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason, too.”
― Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret
This except above is one of my favorite quotes from literature. Like the quote, the book is succinct, choosing to use images to portray sentences if not pages of imagery & emotion.
Similarly, in an odd way, I like to keep what I bring to school to be succinct too. In a way, this thought process has been influenced by the elegant nature of the novel but in another, through my habits of biking to school. After all, it helps to not pack too much on a hilly, 12 mile round trip to and from school.
This idea that I will be sharing with you is simple, yet elegant. It's a culmination of various trials and errors and not yet perfected.
Step 1: Primeval State
After working like this for hours rushing to finish that paper for English, your body is going to be aching.