The One Thing That Will Still be Around in 2069

Don’t panic. Stories aren’t going anywhere.

While I was wringing my hands over whether or not I should allow her to have a television in her room — my kid was watching Youtube and Netflix on her knock-off iPad.

This whole thing reminded me of a debate I hear often, as a writer and a teacher. Sometimes it seems like everyone is convinced that kids don’t read anymore.

Stories have been a part of the human experience forever.

What I do know for sure is that stories still matter. And they always will.

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Books are a delivery system for information.

Books are also a delivery system for stories.

Still unconvinced?

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