Wisdom of the Doctor

“Nine hundred years of time and space and I’ve never met anybody who wasn’t important.” ~ the Doctor, as written by Steven Moffat

This coming weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the British sci-fi show Doctor Who. A show doesn’t last 50 years without good writing and wisdom.   And this week, I’m going to be sharing some of the Doctor’s wisdom.  There’s a reason I’m a fan for over 30 years.  I think the Doctor and I could be very good friends.


I do know that the Doctor isn’t real, but that doesn’t make his words any less potent. And Doctor Who is a children’s show, really. The best shows, movies and books for children appeal to all ages, but that’s the age to give them the important messages.


And I can’t think of a better idea to plant in children’s brains than “everyone is important.” Somewhere, somehow, sometime, we all have a role to play and no one should ever be thought “unimportant”.



About maggiec

Educator, writer, world traveler, bibliophile, theater devotee, cat lover, mother of an actor, adopted auntie to hundreds. Spreading love (and literacy), one day at a time.
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