Reading A Book In Today's World: Expectation Vs. Reality
So much struggle. Why can't my books read to me?
EXPECTATION: You stay in on a Friday night to read
REALITY: You stay in on a Friday night to stream
EXPECTATION: You cozy up with a good book
REALITY: You fall asleep immediately, page creases and drool lines result
EXPECTATION: You aim to read all the classic greats
REALITY: You encounter some (a lot) of distractions along the way
EXPECTATION: You finally pick up and finish the last half of that book
REALITY: The bookmark remains
EXPECTATION: You vowed to read the book before seeing the movie
REALITY: You went to see the movie (and you still haven't read the book)
EXPECTATION: You dedicate special time to read
REALITY: Special times are either on your commute or on the toilet
EXPECTATION: You build a decorative library out of your collection
REALITY: This is your "library"
EXPECTATION: You and your imaginations get lost in a book
REALITY: You and your imaginations are actually lost and you've somehow managed to read the same paragraph for the past hour
EXPECTATION: You quietly read with your significant other
REALITY: HEAT, INTERNET, DISTRACTION, STIMULATION
EXPECTATION: You spend your hard earned dollars here
REALITY: You spend your hard earned dollars here
REALITY: Readin—I wonder how many martian accounts have actually been chronicled... *Google bar* 6 real abductions?! That's like some real life X-Files... *Netflix X-Files*
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