Without Curiosity We Could Be Extinct – Sir Andrew Motion in the Daily Telegraph

Sir Andrew Motion, the former poet laureate, says that “If we lose our child-like capacity for imagination and fascination then we have stopped being human”.

He added it was not true to say people had “completely forgotten” the importance of curiosity, but that it “probably needs to be reaffirmed” to bring it back into public consciousness.

He has now helped to launch a book prize based on the notion of “curiosity” in literature, medicine and science, under the heading: “Books for the Incurably Curious”.

Read the full article in the Daily Telegraph here …



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