Why Yo-Yo Ma Would Invite Socrates to Dinner – The New York Times

When my son was in sixth grade, his teacher gave him an assignment on “Kalila wa Dimna,” fables that originated in India and moved to Persia, shared as a way to educate future rulers. But it turns out that they are beloved stories that children know all over the world, stories that we recognize in the fables of Fontaine and Aesop. I’ve wanted to read them ever since. Imagine, a world of leaders bound together with common values. We could use that today.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/05/21/books/review/yo-yo-ma-by-the-book-interview.html