I have come to believe that coming true is not the only purpose of a dream. Its most important purpose is to get us in touch with where dreams come from, where passion comes from, where happiness comes from.
The first TED staffer to present on stage, Lisa Bu shares her story of how books opened up the world and gave her the power to create her own path. With censorship still an issue, this is an excellent way to remember that the freedom to read must be protected. As Lisa Bu so eloquently demonstrates in her talk, comparative reading allows for a more complete understanding of one another and the world at large. Celebrate books this week in whatever way you can.