About the Commonplace category

Commonplaces are a way to compile knowledge, by writing information into topics. They have been kept from antiquity, and were kept particularly during the Renaissance and in the nineteenth century.

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  • Why should people use this category? What is it for?

  • How exactly is this different than the other categories we already have?

  • What should topics in this category generally contain?

  • Do we need this category? Can we merge with another category, or subcategory?