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Why do we read?

>> No.13800723

To cope

>> No.13800732

Nabokov says that the only reason you should read is so you can appreciate the aesthetic qualities of literature. What a heartless cunt.

>> No.13800735

To feel worse

>> No.13800739

So that at least our intellect won't be judged, as we are judged in all other parts of life. Maybe I'm projecting tho

>> No.13800744
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I have a general purpose that I aim for.

>> No.13800746

We read to boast about what we have read.

>> No.13800750

To change boredom into ennui.

>> No.13800754

To find pure, heterosexual love? :3

>> No.13800758

I read because its usually cheap(ish) entertainment.
I like collecting things so books fit pretty well into that.
I mostly read fantasy/sci fi but i dont necessarily read for a form of escapism i just think its fun.
Why do you read anon?

>> No.13800764

To escape from the hell that is reality

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its fun

>> No.13800779


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Of course not. That would be gross.

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>> No.13801007

Because anime has become boring.

>> No.13801013

I ran out of anime and I want to learn things too.

>> No.13801027

I wanted to write down my thoughts. My writing was terrible so I started reading. Now I enjoy books and can't really watch TV anymore

>> No.13801030

Because we are incels

>> No.13801032

So I don't end up a fucking waffle waitress.

>> No.13801034

What're you checking?

>> No.13801035

will audiobooks help me write better as long as they're of a certain quality?

>> No.13801044

It's only excusable to listen to audiobooks if they're packed with extremely dense sentences and difficult to pronounce words.

>> No.13801045

Your literally a faggot stfu

>> No.13801046

I wish I could be fucking a waffle waitress.

>> No.13801051 [DELETED] 

>That would be gross.
Holy shit that's cute. That's probably the cutest thing you've said.

I can now see how and why you've masturbated to me :3

Go for it, I give you permission to begin.

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>> No.13801061

We don't.

>> No.13801064

I picked up reading recently because I don't want to be a loner who plays video games in his room all day anymore. I want to be more like a human being ought to be.

>> No.13801072

>extremely dense sentences and difficult to pronounce words
That's incredibly relative.
I tell people that I'm partially blind and though that's legally true without my corrective lenses, I can read a book fine, I just have a terrible attention span.
However, I don't do anything else except look up imagery when listening to audiobooks.

>> No.13801074 [DELETED] 

... ... eh fuck, it in the dark anything can be sexy

>> No.13801083 [DELETED] 

... ... eh fuck it, in the dark anything can be sexy

>> No.13801090

... ... eh fuck it, in the dark anything can be sexy

>> No.13801095

>That's incredibly relative.
Whatever's hard for you, so that you can progressively improve.

>> No.13801098

If you wouldn’t fuck anything with a beating heart, you shouldn’t be here.

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