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... or the collection addiction, was first spotted in Thomas Frognall Dibdin’s novels and it describes the unstoppable act of collecting first editions and illustrated copies of literature.
Later on, the same term would describe a person who is more passionate about rather than obsessed with building up a collection of literature.
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In the Japanese language, there is a term to design the behavior of a person who buys books only to leave them unread on a shelf at home. This term is ‘tsundoku’ and it implies the combination of the verbs ‘to read’ and ‘to pile up’. Hence, the meaning ‘of buying reading material on...
Initially, the term was used only to describe the behavior of a person who is rather passionate about the idea of buying books only to leave them unread on a shelf at home.
However, over time, individuals have come to use the word in order to explain their behavior in regards to films, ...
Though both terms are used in order to describe behaviours related to readers, Tsundoku implies the idea of having as goal to read books rather than to simply collect them, while Bibliomania refers to the will to collect books, rather than to read them.
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..is a kind of well-rounded person who knows a lot of things from several areas life. Academics, politics, health, pop culture, art… everything.
In addition to knowledge, this person also has versed skills and talents.
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This is a way of life in Japan, where people work towards what they love doing, and do that with passion. Iki means life, and gai means ‘to be worthwhile’; loosely translated, Ikigai means the work, activity or hobby that gets an individual up in the morning.
... is a somewhat overlooked discipline that occupies the space between psychology and behavioral economics. Advertisers and marketers trying to tempt us to spend money are well aware of it.
If we understand how the financial environment affects us, we can better control our cash in...
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