How important is education? It’s worth dying for according to 16 year Nobel Prize nominee old Malala Yousafzai.
Stewart asked Malala how she felt being a target of the Taliban. Her answer was absolutely remarkable: I started thinking about that, and I used to think that the Talib would come, and he would just kill me. But then I said, ‘If he comes, what would you do Malala?’ then I would reply to myself, ‘Malala, just take a shoe and hit him.’ But then I said, ‘If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others with cruelty and that much harshly, you must fight others but through peace and through dialogue and through education.’ Then I said I will tell him how important education is and that ‘I even want education for your children as well.’ And I will tell him, ‘That’s what I want to tell you, now do what you want.’ Let it soak in. But not too long so you don’t take the inspiration to take action. Be the change you want to see in the world…today. Read more on www.businessinsider.com. SubmitLinkURL Web Directory