The Virtues of Willfulness: How Fairy Tales Teach Us to Look for Truths Beyond the Simple Stories
Too many people are fed one version of a story, a false one, and do not interrogate it. But the world of fairy tales is rife with opportunities to practice critical thinking, if only we look closer.
We should be teaching our daughters to go out and achieve their dreams, not to wait for a prince!
Into the Woods
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No one else can judge your practice. You must believe in the work that is in front of you, taking shape before your eyes.
I told him clearly in that interview: “I am here because I’m afraid I will be killed in my country. I cannot return to Guatemala. I will die if I do.” The immigration officer acted like he did not understand.