Is it any wonder that the majority can’t be bothered to read books anymore?

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Whether we like it or not, society in general is seriously dumbing down since it abandoned the pleasures of learning by reading a book, in favour of owning the next must have piece of techology. We are now in the age of visual rather than cerebral stimulation…

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6 thoughts on “Is it any wonder that the majority can’t be bothered to read books anymore?

  1. Thanks for reblogging this, Jack. I read the original, and commented. As I pointed out there, I doubt the ‘grammar police’ made the adverse comments; those to whom language matters tend to notice glaring spelling errors, after all. I suspect the knee-jerk comments came from those who think they know something of the subject; the ‘clever’ know-alls whose knowledge is generally only skin deep and who judge superficially. Those of us who really care about language are happy, even eager, to read in depth rather than to make judgements on headlines alone.
    As to the adverse effects of technology; it’s an issue close to my heart. I fear for the intelligence and wisdom of the youth of today as they progress through a world our generation has gifted them, where making a fast buck is seen as far more important than making a worthwhile social contribution.

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