If the World Were a Village: A Book about the Worlds People by David J. SmithThe 2nd Edition of the best-selling book which has sold over 400 000 copies in 17 languages -- updated with new content and insights about the worlds people. First published to wide acclaim in 2002, this eye-opening book has since become a classic, promoting world-mindedness by imagining the worlds population -- all 6.8 billion of us -- as a village of just 100 people. Now, If the World Were a Village has been newly revised with updated statistics, several new activities and completely new material on food security, energy and health. By exploring the lives of the 100 villagers, children will discover that life in other nations is often very different from their own. If the World Were a Village is part of CitizenKid: A collection of books that inform children about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens.
When Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit in , television was gaining popularity for the first time, and Bradbury was concerned about its increasing influence in everyday people's lives. In Fahrenheit , the contrast between passive entertainment television and critical thought books is a central concern. The following quotes represent some of the most significant ideas and arguments within the novel. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed. With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene upon the world, the blood pounded in his head, and his hands were the hands of some amazing conductor playing all the symphonies of blazing and burning to bring down the tatters and charcoal ruins of history.
There is nothing magical in them, at all. The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us. Montag hesitated. The firehouse, our work? I mean, well, once upon a time.
Fahrenheit by Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit Professor Faber Quotes. BACK · NEXT The public itself stopped reading of its own accord. You firemen .
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Millie and Montag spend the rest of the cold, rainy, November afternoon reading through the books that Montag has acquired. As Montag reads, he begins to understand what Clarisse meant when she said that she knew the way that life is to be experienced. - Unlock explanations and citation info for this and every other Fahrenheit quote. Which guides should we add?
Professor Faber Quotes. Professor Faber Birthname. Total quotes 3 Books were only one type of receptacle where we stored a lot of things we were afraid we might forget. There is nothing magical in them, at all. The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us.