Students in the fourth grade were asked, “Who do you read?”
Here are their responses!
Julia: I read to learn about new things.
Benjamin: I read to entertain myself and have a great laugh. 104 more words
Before I started this post, I threw the words out to the universe: “Why do people write?” There were 118,000,000 answers. Just for fun I also asked, “Why do people read?” (135,000,000 answers) and, “Why do people read blogs?” (145,000,000). 495 more words
I get asked this a lot: “Why should I read?” Or even “Why should I read THAT?”
These are legit questions in our technocratic society. If we want people to focus on science and factual information, the easiest way to make those fields come out on top is to devalue literature, particularly fiction. 1,290 more words