Why do you like reading?

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I like reading non-fiction. Somehow I am unable to finish a fiction book. Fictional stories I prefer watching in video format as I lack the imagination required to enjoy fiction books.
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I answered the wrong question in the previous thread. I read to quench my thirst for knowledge. I read to cope with my mental health issues. I read to become better at life and solve problems in life that can be solved with books.
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Jordan Meehan wrote: 02 Dec 2023, 15:27 Like many, reading provides an escape from the stressful and annoying aspects of real life. Reading feels fulfilling in a way that sitting on my phone or watching television ever will.
I totally agree. When I am trying to be productive, I just can't consume other forms of media that waste my time even if I want to. But I can read as much as I want.
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Reading books help me escape this chaotic world.
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It is a great way to decompress and distract your mind from daily worries of everyday life
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Post by Sandra Dominguez Suarez »

Such a simple and a complex question...
I've loved reading since I was a little girl because it allows me to escape reality into a whole different world. I can live through the lives of the characters as if they were my own, I can travel and visit places I could have never imagined.
But the most important reason for me, is that books allow me some level of introspection, even fiction makes me question myself and wonder. Would I like that to happen to me? What would I do if I were in his/her situation? What can I learn from this? Reading helps me get to know myself much better, it encourages my creativity and the bottomline is that it makes me happy.
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As a young person, I loved reading because it provided escape. In my mind, I became part of the story. It let me travel to exotic places and live vicariously through the protagonist that I was reading about. As I got older, I liked reading for a wider variety of reasons. Reading expanded my knowledge base. It helped me understand different cultures. I still escape into the stories, but now it is just for the enjoyment!
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Post by Rebecca De Figueiredo »

I've always loved reading. I'm of an age when reading was good entertainment, and books were hungrily devoured after the lights out with the help of a torch. They take you to a place that is not here in the present and offers sanctuary from the stresses of the day. Saying that, I really love non-fiction, too.
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I read to be distracted from my uncertainty about just about everything. And there is usually a tidbit of hope in every story.
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Reading is engaging. Most times, I read to learn new words and be enlightened.
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Post by Savant Chanelle »

Pretty much the same reasons as everyone else.

I like nonfiction to learn new things.

I like fantasy to escape the craziness of real life.

I like mystery because it keeps me on the edge of my seat.

Etc.
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Post by Savant Chanelle »

Pretty much the same reasons as everyone else.

I like nonfiction to learn new things.

I like fantasy to escape the craziness of real life.

I like mystery because it keeps me on the edge of my seat.

Etc.
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Post by Savant Chanelle »

Pretty much the same reasons as everyone else.

I like nonfiction to learn new things.

I like fantasy to escape the craziness of real life.

I like mystery because it keeps me on the edge of my seat.

Etc.

Post this one the other link.
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Post by Savant Chanelle »

Pretty much the same reasons as everyone else.

I like nonfiction to learn new things.

I like fantasy to escape the craziness of real life.

I like mystery because it keeps me on the edge of my seat.

Etc.

Post this one the other link.
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Post by Savant Chanelle »

Pretty much the same reasons as everyone else.

I like nonfiction to learn new things.

I like fantasy to escape the craziness of real life.

I like mystery because it keeps me on the edge of my seat.

Etc.

Post this one the other link.
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