The Gardener And The Carpenter | Quote 00509

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Conventional moral and political systems are all about the stern and earnest business of human work. They are about how individuals and societies should think, plan, and act in order to accomplish particular goals. But children and childhood are all about play. Why do children play? And how should we value play, not only personally, but morally and politically, too?

Quote ID: 00509

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Alison Gopnik

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The Gardener And The Carpenter

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