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Vlog: Penyusunan Buku di Rumah

Kembali lagi dengan postingan blog + vlog! Sebelumnya, buat teman-teman di sini apakah sudah subscribe youtube channel saya? HAHAHAHA #PROMOSI :’D Eh sebetulnya saya menerima dukungan dalam bentuk doa sekalipun agar tetap semangat bikin konten-konten positif dan berfaedah serta belajar ngambil video dan ngedit dengan terampil. Kadang agak menyesal dulu nggak belajar ngedit video sama master-master di LFM ITB :’) Namun ya itulah, penyesalan selalu datang belakangan. Karena kalau duluan namanya pendaftaran. *taratak dung cessss~* Oke, jadi kali ini saya sebetulnya mau ngasih lihat sedikit koleksi buku saya dan suami di rumah dan bagaimana kami membaginya. Buku kami terlokalisir di dua lemari; lemari segala fungsi di lantai bawah dan lemari buku betulan di ruang kerja / perpustakaan pribadi. Walaupun jumlah bukunya nggak banyak, buku kami cukup beragam mulai dari buku sejarah sampai puisi, buku resep sampai buku agama. Kondisi bukunya pun beragam karena saya cukup sering beli buku bekas lalu dikoleksi, walau bentuknya sudah memprihatinkan. *dipites Marie Kondo*

The Book of Questions

Last week I bought a second-hand book that was sold by a couple of good friends who are on their way to minimalism. It is written by Gregory Stock, Ph.D, (according to Wikipedia) a biophysicist, best-selling author, biotech entrepreneur, and the former director of the Program on Medicine, Technology and Society at UCLA’s School of Medicine. The book is called ‘The Book of Questions’. It was initially published in 1987 and revised and updated in 2013. I didn’t expect much, but this book turned out very interesting. It consists of 291 random questions about human and technology, life and death, friends and family, moral and responsibility, endless dilemma and possibility.  And of course: no answer. They might be asked to everyone: partner, friends, parents, or children as small talks or iceberg breaking (you know, like ice breaking but deeper haha). However, I found out that the best person to be asked is myself because I thought that I was too old for surprising myself. I was wrong. As I went through each page, I realized that some …