Teaching kids to hate reading
“Mom, I hate reading. I did not want to tell you that, ’cause I know that it’s your job and reading is a big deal to you, but I really really hate it. I dream of the day when I will never have to do reading again. If I was on a desert island, I would rather die of starvation, than read a book. And, if you think I am weird or something, you gotta know, all my friends feel exactly the same way.” — Angela Maiers, Reading Without Meaning — Heartbreak at Home
Here’s the question. Is it just reading they’re learning to hate?
See also: Reading and In Defense of Reading .. Which Should Need No Defense