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The power of imagination

J. K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, spoke at Harvard’s commencement on June 5. Her topic was “The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination.”

It’s a wonderful talk, particularly in its explanation of the way empathy is a function of imagination.

Here’s a link to both the video and written text of it:

http://harvardmagazine.com/go/jkrowling.html

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