Child Psychology and Nonsense

G.K. Chesterton, “Child Psychology and Nonsense”, Illustrated London News, October 15, 1921.
For there are two ways of dealing with nonsense in this world. One way is to put nonsense in the right place; as when people put nonsense into nursery rhymes. The other is to put nonsense in the wrong place; as when they put it into educational addresses, psychological criticisms, and complaints against nursery rhymes or other normal amusements of mankind.

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