A restless reader's responses to a wide variety of literature, biography, history, politics, and more
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Facts v. Fictions
“A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne, Fanshawe It seems to me that Hawthorne, not with intent because he is referring to human experience and state of mind, also makes a good argument for reading fiction rather than nonfiction. What do you think? Are the dreams of fiction more powerful and more interesting than the realities of nonfiction? Which do you prefer reading? Why?