Notes on the Imagination

      by Edward Bond

          written for the International Centre for Studies in Drama in Education

                at the Faculty of Education of the University of Central England.

                      Edward Bond is a Patron of the Centre.


8. Science is value-free.  It studies the world in itself, not as a source
of value.  Science usefully mines diamonds in order to study rocks.
But everything in the imagination has value, nothing is imaginable without
value.  To imagination, value is what resistance is to touch.