Once upon a time, in a beautiful but endangered forest far, far away, a prince and princess met, fell in love and married. They were blessed with a hundred children. “I wonder,” said the princess, somewhat exhausted from her exertions, “how best to raise our dear ones to care for each other and their beautiful forest home.” “I have heard,” replied her husband, “that reading to children matters.”

Being of a scientific inclination, the royal couple assigned twenty children to each of five experimental groups. They prevented these children from mingling – for keeping the groups apart was deemed ...


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