I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.
"Even as a youngster, though, I could not bring myself to believe that if knowledge presented danger, the solution was ignorance. To me, it always seemed that the solution had to be wisdom. You did not refuse to look at danger, rather you learned how to handle it safely." (viii)
I have too many books going at once, and I'm not sure I can finish this one before the due date. But I'll give it a shot.