Carl Sagan on the Power of Books and Reading as the Path to Democracy

http://www.brainpickings.org/2017/11/08/carl-sagan-books-reading/

Books are key to understanding the world and participating in a democratic society.

~ Carl Sagan

I don’t think it has to be physical books — recall Mr. Sagan is from the pre-Internet epoch — but definitely *reading*, and definitely you have to be doing the hard work of deciding for yourself what you are reading.

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