There are plenty of things in this world that are more important than books. Stuff like food, shelter, and medical care — you know, the basic necessities that keep us alive. But books are indispensable for other reasons. They have a unique ability to enrich our lives in a way that few other things can. […]
It’s time we admit that they’re right. Yes, them. The people protesting the protests. The ultimate universalists. The brave warriors fighting back against the perceived danger of emphasizing the rights of one ethnicity over another. The ones chanting back at us: All! Lives! Matter!