Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Read to Someone {Mandela Day} 2 / 67 ways to change the world

This one comes under the category of 'Think of others':

2. Read to someone who can’t. Visit a local home for the blind and open up a new world for someone else.

We all take reading (what we consider a basic skill) for granted and don't realise that there are so many who never have the resources of opportunities to learn to read properly.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries. 
 - A C Grayling, Financial Times (in a review of A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel)

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Ronell x

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