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    Posted on Nov 13, 2013

    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

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    And it's staring at you.

    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"

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    I guess I can fill the rest with DVDs?

    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

    EXPECTATION: Reading

    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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