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#UGBlogWeek: The future is writers and artists, readers

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts- C. S. Lewis Image Source: here Writing is one of the most important things histories and the future looks at—scientists love to argue otherwise but the real truth is that the world rotates a lot around stories—stories shape the narrative of what is and what will be, erasing this truth is erasing the truth about humanity. More often than not, many of my readers ask where I get the courage to write what I write and I honestly tell them, “the truth is a balance of the past and present, if you keep a keen eye on the realities; even the unnerving stories become ‘easy’ to tell”. If there is anything I have learned through the years, there is one thing that can give you a voice, especially if you are one of the voice-less , writing and art is the way to go. If you put up a piece of work for the world to read, or paint a photo or take a picture, once you share it with the world, you don’t lea