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Wed 15 Aug 2018
11:26 AM

Reclaim Conversation

A great discussion in the Atlantic I just found from a few years ago. This part really stuck with me too.

I grew up with the book, and when I was talking to my best friends, I really couldn’t, without penalty, say Oh, excuse me” and just open up a book in the middle of a conversation. You didn’t have permission to slip back and forth from Nancy Drew to your friends.

Something to think about when you next reach for your phone. Would I grab a book right now and start reading too?