As a child, when overwhelming waves of sourceless sadness and pain would erode my interest in the world, once I had learned to read, I could project my consciousness into books. I subsequently did so for really the majority of my time here on Earth. Of late, however, I have noted that the web appears to have diminished this capacity.

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  1. Computers leave my eyes tired, so reading is harder. They also eat hard earned reading time. I’ve also found that my obsessive collecting of dvd’s hurts my reading, because I’ve always got some movie I want to watch. I still read more than almost anyone I know. I should also say that the person I know who reads more than me is a computer professional AND a law student who still manages to read obsessively.

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