Wisdom: The Mirror of Erised (Book 1, Chapter 12)

Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Wisdom in Chapter Twelve of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. This week we discuss Fred and George’s intuition about Quirrell, what a happy person might see in the Mirror of Erised, and the Restricted Section of the library. Throughout the episode we consider the question: what’s the difference between wisdom and knowledge?

Thanks to Elena for this week’s voicemail! Next week we’re reading Chapter 13, Nicolas Flamel, through the theme of Anger.


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