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By Travis Rudloff
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What is reading?

 

December 5, 2019

Sitting down in your favorite chair next to a warm, crackling fire in the fireplace enjoying a good, intellectually stimulating book is a form of relaxation.

Well, in today's world, that book is commonly replaced with a phone, tablet or other electronic device, playing a mind-numbing game of Candy Crush or an application with a similar objective.

When considering this, has reading become an activity of the past?

The skill of reading, which used to be a sign of knowledge and education, is becoming underrepresented and unappreciated.

Personally, I know that I do not read as much as gene...



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