Room for Misconceptions

“When we stop looking at things, we make all kinds of crazy generalizations. We refer to things and use words and we don’t know what we’re talking about. Look at the history of other races. We think we can say things when we are not looking carefully enough to see what the right thing really should be. Images are a corrective to the text, and the text is a corrective to the image. When you deal with one alone, there’s room for misconceptions,” he said.

-Ben Katchor, one of our greatest living cartoonists, in an interview with New Jersey Jewish News. It's an interesting quote, wise words! but/and it's a few steps removed from its original context so it may be roomier in here. (But there's room for misconceptions and then there's room to breathe)

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