A collection of quotes from the book “Deep Work” by Carl Newport, quotes that unravel a better understanding of this world we populate. Will update this post as and when I like content that I’d like to come back to and re-read in new context and hopefully understand better.
1. The task of a craftsman, they conclude, “is not to generate meaning but to rather cultivate in himself the skill of discerning the meanings that are already there” [pg 88]
2. Within the overall structure of a project there is always room for individuality and craftsmanship….one hundred years from now, our engineering may seem as archaic ad the techniques used by medical cathedral builders seem to today’s civil engineers, while our craftsmanship will still be honoured.
3.Carl Newport makes a case to quit social media: