Umberto Eco on Culture

Culture isn’t knowing when Napoleon died. Culture means knowing how I can find out in two minutes.

Umberto Eco, Spiegel Online, 11 November 2009

2 Responses to Umberto Eco on Culture

  1. This is a great bit: ” I would be a fool to answer that[question about the list of things he likes]; it would mean pinning myself down.”

  2. RK says:

    Hi Joy-Mari. Thanks for dropping by. Better stay away from those lists!

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