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J.K. Rowling on the benefits of failure…& how empathy and imagination re-builds worlds

In her Harvard Commencement address J.K. Rowling is funny, dignified, deep, and delightful. Speaking of the lowest point in her life and how it prepared the way for writing her big idea, she says: “So why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I […]