I hope this picture essay doesn’t take Nelson Mandela’s great name in vain. But I think he’d approve. And I think you all can get the point.

nelson mandela

And from Kayne West, showing his take on how we gonna make the black nation rise:

Or Neil Gaiman:

Or Noel Gallagher of Oasis:

And the latest PISA international education scores from the OECD, via the BBC:

I hope the lesson’s clear. Book haters are the agents and accomplices of tyranny and slavery. Always and everywhere. Book lovers are the force for freedom.