[Umberto Eco on his new exhibition in the Louvre][link].
>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.
[link]: http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,659577,00.html “SPIEGEL Interview with Umberto Eco: ‘We Like Lists Because We Don’t Want to Die’ – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International”