Why Not Put It To The Test
OK, let’s test the Konmari method of book tidying out.
The Method Goes Something Like This
- Go to your bookcase.
- Take a book out
- Hold it
- Consider it
- Does it spark joy?
- Chuck it
- Job done
- Eat cake
Yeah, yeah, I made that last step up.
Flaws in Method
Bookcase? Yes, you’ve got a few of those but, Marie, does this include overflowing heaps of books on the floor, on tables, on bedside cabinets, in the bathroom, in the kitchen?
Take a book. You can do that easily, You can take many, many books.
Hold it. Yes, you can do that, but Marie, Marie – this is where it all starts to unravel, girl.
You cannot hold a book really without having a good look at the cover, reading the title, maybe turning it over and reading the synopsis on the back…
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