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What is it?
A list is a number of items written down
Why is it useful?
A list can be an array of objects, a group, a to do list.
How do I use it?
Take a notepad and write down what you need to do today, or write down all the pets you have ever had, or the names of your family members.
“The list is the origin of culture,” Umberto Eco
“things (Beethoven’s music, movies, business firms) won’t exist unless I signify my interest in them by at least noting down their names.”
-Susan Sontag’s diaries, As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh