Author Archives: Wendell Berry

In Defense of Literacy

In Defense of LIteracy. Books stacked on one another with pages open

In a country in which everybody goes to school, it may seem absurd to offer a defense of literacy, and yet I believe that such a defense is in order, and that the absurdity lies not in the defense, but in the necessity for it. The published illiteracies of the certified educated are on the […]

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