The reality is that the majority of us end up with pretty narrow slices of knowledge. Most occupations encourage a degree of specialization, and some vocations like academia, insist on it. And there are the time constraints. We are all so busay talking on the phone, answering emails, and going to meetings that we don't have any time left to read, think, and play with ideas."
I came across a new word 'consilience' in this book.
Quoting from what Maubossin has to say about this word. "I adapted the title from Biologist Edward O. Wilson's celebrated book, consilience, because no other word explain this idea as well. Consilience literally means the 'jumping together' of knowledge. Wilson argues that we can unify knowledge across diverse disciplines- physics, biology, economics, and the arts, for instance at a fundamental level. Indeed, you have to think across disciplines to deepen your understanding of how things work. So More than you know celebrates learning about the world with an eye toward building and refining the best possible analytical tool box".
Edward O. Wilson, Consilience