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The Joy of Text

Favim.com-29936You’ve taken final exams, submitted final essays, and talked to your professor for perhaps the final time.  Throughout the term, you’ve thought about this moment, where you would get home, flop on the couch, and relax in front of your 1080p LG 3D HDTV without a single thought of class, assignments, studying, or…..reading. This works for a while, but soon you find yourself longing for an escape from endless reruns and I.Q-lowering reality television. You’ve sought to escape the reality of textbooks and paying attention, but you never thought that reading, reading for pleasure, could provide the escape you were looking for. After all, aren’t you used to reading to memorize, reading to analyze, and reading to criticize? Well, what about reading to fantasize?

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