Space is amazing thing. We create things to create space; we place things to create certain spaces and we rely upon people to give us space. Space surrounds us; it makes up most of the universe and yet we are surrounded by barriers.
Once asked the job of government the answer was simple: to create space for a civilized society.
Once asked why read, the answer was simple: to create space in our minds for imagination.
Why learn? To create space for curiosity.
Why be curious? To create space for progress.
We all need space to ourselves and to allow space for others. This is not just tolerance; we must not tolerate stupidity or incompetence. But we must leave space for those who do not want to be or to remain stupid; to be or to remain incompetent.
There must be space for them and the change that they search for in the space that they live in.
There must be space for change; and it is in the spaces that we create that life happens.