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you never know what note will be useful in the future
The zettelkasten advises to take notes about everything that looks like relevant information, without much filtering. When the time comes that you discuss with your conversation partner, you’ll be surprised to find out that a lot of mundane notes might eventually be very insightful.
This is also why the zettelkasten should never forget and the system should be ready to deal with thousands of notes.
You mitigate the quantity of notes by connecting them in a dense network so that you are confident that in the future, you can jump from note to notes over this graph. You are advises also to regularly consolidate the notes that are of interest for you at the moment.
I often remembered I read something related. But whenever I went searching in my Trello idea board, Bullet Journals, or Notion folders I struggled to find what I was looking for.