Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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gestalt



she was kind of wonderful-looking, with her fabulous, disheveled gestalt

—p.48 Beautiful Boy, Warm Night (47) by Katie Roiphe
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3 years, 6 months ago


We would like to suggest instead that causation is best understood as an experiential gestalt.

—p.69 by George Lakoff, Mark Johnson
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1 year, 7 months ago


but the office gestalt was hawkish

I assume he's using the word in the German meaning here; it also has related meanings in psychology and other fields

—p.28 Two Ponies (28) by Jonathan Franzen
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3 years, 9 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors


Copernicus was calling on his contemporaries to perform the sort of gestalt-like switch our minds can make when we look at an Escher drawing

—p.101 Three Axioms for Projecting a Line (or Why It Will Continue to Be Hard to Write a Title sans Slashes or Parentheses) (100) by Steve Tomasula
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3 years, 5 months ago