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

24 Feb

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A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

There were quite a few take-aways from this article. Here are two examples.  "How many prisoners are there going to be, 15 years from now? And they found they could predict it very easily, using a pretty simple algorithm, based on asking what percentage of 10 and 11-year-olds couldn’t read" and "The challenge becomes, not finding that scarce plant growing in the desert, but finding a specific plant growing in a jungle."

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