E.B. White’s Beautiful Letter to a Man Who Had Lost Faith in Humanity – Brain Pickings

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From Maria Popova‘s excellent Brain Pickings blog What sailors teach us about hope and the resilience of the human spirit. In 1973, more than two decades after a young woman wrote to Albert Einstein with a similar concern, one man sent a distressed letter to E.B. White, lamenting that he had lost faith in humanity. The beloved author, who was …