BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Literature declines to eradicate one truth in favor of another…says George Saunders QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Fiction is a kind of compassion-generating machine that saves us from sloth. Is life kind or cruel? Yes, Literature answers. Are people good or bad? You bet, says Literature. But unlike other systems of knowing, Literature declines to eradicate one truth in favor of another; rather, it teaches us to abide with the fact that, in their own way, all things are true, and helps us, in the face of this terrifying knowledge, continually push ourselves in the direction of Open the Hell Up.
George Saunders

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3 comments on “Literature declines to eradicate one truth in favor of another…says George Saunders QUOTES FOR WRITERS

  1. OIKOS™-Publishing
    June 14, 2020

    Indeed a very good quote. Thank you for the new possibilities of arguments for reading too. Be well, stay save and enjoy the week. Michael

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