Think for Yourself

Amy, sixteen, scrawls on her arm during a history class in San Jose, California, 1999. Photograph by Lauren Greenfield

Many people reach their conclusions about life like lazy school children. They copy the answers from the back of the book without troubling to work out the sum for themselves.

Søren Kierkegaard

Photo by Lauren Greenfield: Amy, sixteen, scrawls on her arm during a history class in San Jose, California, 1999

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