Rhyme & Reason

Sometimes the timing is just right for rediscovering a childhood favorite. This week’s New Yorker has an interview with Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollboth, in honor of its 50th anniversary. To all the students out there, a few words of reason:

“You may not see it now, but whatever we learn has a purpose and whatever we do affects everything and everyone else. . . . Whenever you learn something new, the whole world becomes that much richer.”

image via unlearning101, illustration by Jules Feiffer

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