The problem with saying that “books are the carriers of civilization”
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The problem with saying that “books are the carriers of civilization”


If you follow bookish social media, this quote (usually with some inspiring background picture) pops up every so often. It is praising the importance of books, yet I just can’t get on board with the whole concept. If you break it down in parts, there are the two worrying components of this quote. “Books are … Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned From Reading Neil Gaiman
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Things I’ve Learned From Reading Neil Gaiman


1. There are things in the world that would have us believe that money is everything. “Someone’s just trying to give people money, that’s all. But it’s doing it very badly…” – The Ocean at the End of the Lane 2. Never stop being a child. “Adults follow path. Children Explore.” – The Ocean at … Continue reading