Want to know the best thing about teaching? Seeing that moment when a kid discovers his or her gift. There’s no feeling on earth like it.
The crazy people of the world shouldn’t get to win. If God won’t make it better after they do have their shitty little victories, then ordinary people have to. They have to try, at least.
That’s the curse of the reading class. We can be seduced by a good story even at the least opportune moments.