The Gardener And The Carpenter | Quote 01639

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The purpose of loving children…is to give those helpless young human beings a rich, stable, safe environment— an environment in which variation, innovation, and novelty can blossom. This is true both from a biological and evolutionary point of view and from a personal and political one. Loving children doesn’t give them a destination; it gives them sustenance for the journey.

Quote ID: 01639

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Alison Gopnik

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The Gardener And The Carpenter

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