Some of my students pondered my article from yesterday and asked themselves: why am I not reading?
One found something that may be the reason billions of people don't read: by the time they would get to reading, they are too tired. They are spent.
The priority they assign to reading is low.
Normal lives are full of stuff to do that some meme says: you must do. Take a shower every day, for example. Many people even wash their hair every day. Read the newspaper. Do your shopping when you need something. Drive your kid to activities.
Cut coupons. Check facebook, your email, chat, watch cat videos. 1