There is a famous expression in the world of linguistics that states that “the map is not the territory” — that as soon as we describe something, it loses some of its truth in the process.
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
…t you read or that you can’t give up on something that isn’t speaking to you. What it means is that for something to move you, you have to be ready to be moved.