What a wonderful world for the ones who read. I confess I get a little emotional with this topic…It must be that I’ve just finished reading Fahrenheit 451 and tears came to my eyes as I kept here saying so long to this awesome writer that has just passed away. Ray Bradbury ladies and gentleman, what a great author he is! Here’s an excerpt from Fahrenheit 451:

“What did the others give to each other?
Nothingness.
Granger stood looking back with Montag. “Everyone must leave something behind
when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a
wall built or a pair of shoes made. Or a garden planted. Something your hand
touched some way so your soul has somewhere to go when you die, and when
people look at that tree or that flower you planted, you’re there. It doesn’t matter what you do, he said, so long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into something that’s like you after you take your hands away. The
difference between the man who just cuts lawns and a real gardener is in the
touching, he said. The lawn-cutter might just as well not have been there at all; the
gardener will be there a lifetime.”

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