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

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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