Neil Gaiman speech: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil GaimanExcerpt from a lecture posted by The Guardian explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-libraries-reading-daydreaming

There were so many parts of his speech that spoke to my heart! Here is one that I try to live every day:

“The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity. And that means, at its simplest, finding books that they enjoy, giving them access to those books, and letting them read them.”

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