by Emanuel A Frenkel
What’s with the quotes?
Many authors like to place famous, or less-than-famous, quotes or sayings the front-end of their books. They do this to give the reader a kind-of advance feeling of what may be main themes in the book. I do not know if this really works or not but if any of you have read Contentonomics or have looked at the free “inside the book” feature on amazon.com, you’ll see that I’ve placed four quotes at the front-end. Question is: what do these words have to do with the philosophy of Contentonomics and what’s the point?
Well, let’s see…
“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation.” – Henry David Thoreau, from “Economy” in Walden
Here we have one of the most famous...
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