‘We Like Lists Because We Don’t Want to Die’

Umberto Eco on his new exhibition in the Louvre.

The list is the origin of culture. It’s part of the history of art and literature. What does culture want? To make infinity comprehensible. It also wants to create order — not always, but often.

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