Randomness of Fiction

"Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." - G.K. Chesterton

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Kristoff to his future son

Kristoff:
Sven, you were named after the bravest--
Sven:
Dad, you named me after a reindeer.
Kristoff:
Yes.
Sven:
I'm second in line to the throne of Arendelle and I'm named after a reindeer.
Kristoff:
Kristoff:
Kristoff:
Yes.

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Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over.
Neil Gaiman- Fahrenheit 451 Introduction (via dortheaisles)

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