When I was in tenth grade, during school recess, I used to run to the library to get to get my hands on National Geographic magazine issues, with glossy pages and brilliant photographs, as they were a great boost to my ‘visuals hungry mind’. However, my librarian also gave me a hard time to get the copy, usually with a serious interrogation. And, that’s when I realised! How difficult it was to access things we love. This was the case just 20 years ago, in a school, which was then considered as forward looking and progressive compared to others in that town.

Fast forward 20 years, today when my almost 10 son tells me, that he wants to know about the most dangerous sports in the world— in just a matter of seconds, he finds it out from a YouTube channel on a smart phone/tablet which is always placed casually onto the sofa in our living room. Read more…

 

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