Monday, April 5, 2010

In Defense of Reading (Books)

...I remain convinced that there is a singular experience — of devoting time to read a writer's sustained and crafted words of more than, say, 50,000 words — that cannot be supplanted by anything else. Maybe this solitary absorption of another's words will become the activity of a precious few. But anyone seeking wisdom or learning over knowledge and entertainment will still look for it. And treasure it.
—Andrew Sullivan

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