In our modern age, there are writers who have heaped scorn on the very idea of the primacy of story. I'd rather warm my hands on a sunlit ice floe than try to coax fire from the books they carve from glaciers.
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I love the quote by George R.R. Martin who wrote, “in our modern age, there are writers who have heaped scorn on the very idea of the primacy of story. I'd rather warm my hands on a sunlit ice floe than try to coax fire from the books they carve from glaciers.” While I am not a huge reader of books, I like to read things that interest me and that is why I like this quote. This is something that I can relate to because I enjoy reading books, sometimes more than watching movies.
The quote has always stuck with me since it was first published in 2007 when people began questioning the primacy of story. Now, several years later, we see that many people have been left behind by these modern thinkers and writers and have been left in the past.
Source: My Reading Life
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