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On the Purpose of Fairy Tales

“Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist.  Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be defeated.”
― G.K. Chesterton

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Thrice Ensconced Swines

Just for fun, here’s a Shakespearean rendering of “The Three Little Pigs”.  Click on the image below and enjoy!

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May 27, 2014 · 11:30 PM

Concerning Fairy Tales

“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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