Buy Your Children Basic Toys

“A little girl with a good imagination can make one cheap, stuffed doll do all the things that a dull-witted girl needs an army of expensive, mechanical dolls to accomplish. A mechanical doll will say, “Play with me,” and suck its thumb. A cheap, stuffed doll will deliver Pericles’ funeral oration while cooking pretend chicken Provençal for seven stuffed guests.”

-from one of a dozen lectures I’m giving this summer

Published by Joshua Gibbs

Sophist. De-activist. Avid indoorsman.

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