The following article was written by Philip Pullman in 2012 for the 10th anniversary of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He says that the lack of experience in art, stories, poems, and music among children is not very easy to detect, but it lingers. Cultural starvation may not affect children physically, but it starves the soul. Pullman is saying that if we wish for our children to be whole, we need to treat arts, stories, poems, and music as fundamental needs.
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