“I bet if you look at the average teenager and the average adult, the average teenager has read more books in the last year than the average adult. Now of course the adult would be all like, ‘I’m busy, I got a job, I got stuff to do.’ WHATEVER! READ! I mean, you’re watching CSI: Miami. Why would you be watching CSI: Miami, when you could be READING CSI: Miami, the novelization?”
― John Green
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I came across this quote a few weeks ago and just loved it, it made me laugh and nod in agreement all at the same time, lol. 🙂 I know a lot of people perceive watching TV as easier and more relaxing than reading a book but I don’t find it to be the case. Sure, if I’ve been reading through psychological journals all day I won’t really feel like reading fiction, but if I have been busy doing anything else I always find the time to read! That being said, I still love my TV programmes. 🙂
The idea that teenagers may read more than adults is interesting and something I have never really considered before. People are always saying that my generation is reading less yet they never seem to look at how much adults read.
Do you think teens read more books than adults? It’s an interesting theory!
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