Geoffrey Long
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Words of wisdom from Neil Gaiman.
"I would not dream of writing off escapism... The desire to go somewhere else in fiction is what moves a lot of fiction, and is why a lot of fiction is great. You don't read Moby Dick to come away a morally improved person; you read it because you get to get lost with this bloke and ride on this ship with this madman hunting whales. If you can do things in fiction that change the perceptions of the people who are reading it, that's good. You probably should have something to say. If you don't have something to say, then the fiction tends to be vacuous and morally unfixed. I like to get the feeling that something here is being said."
– Neil Gaiman, The Comics Journal #169
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