Thursday, August 08, 2019

Real Monsters

[T]hose who choose not to empathise enable real monsters.  For without ever committing an act of outright evil ourselves, we collude with it, through our own apathy.

-- Joanne "Jo" Rowling (31 July 1965 -), British novelist, most famous for writing the Harry Potter series as J. K. Rowling, a pen name devised using her grandmother's name, "Kathleen" as a middle name; she has also written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.  Commencement address at Harvard University, 'The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination' (5 June 2008)

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