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My kind of place,
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LJay Wrote:My kind of place,

Oh. Books.

SOOoooo last millennium. Wavey
Not books, Mike, ideas. Intellectual interaction in a social matrix nurtured by bound volumes of culture past and present.

Yeah, I know it is passe but it can be fun.
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Coffee houses fueled the Enligtenment... It was the connections and passing of ideas in them that moved peoples consciousness.
Those who have HATE in their heart are HATEFUL PEOPLE
LJay Wrote:My kind of place,

Alleluja say I! A wonderfull refuge from the omnipotent smartphone and tablet.
"You can be young without money but you can't be old without money"
Maggie the Cat from "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." by Tennessee Williams
who doesn't like books!

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''Do I look civilized to you?''
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''Do I look civilized to you?''
I am soon to have two cataract operations and then we will go to work on correcting my "reading" vision. I look forward to being able to read more. Being retired presents me with the luxury of a pot of good tea or a glass of brandy next to my best chair and a good book to read. No need to rush. Naps allowed between chapters.
I bid NO Trump!
I have read more books in my one lifetime than all my ancestors put together.

One can learn a lot from books IF ONE NOWS HOW TO READ. And by that I don't mean simply scanning words with your eyes, while allowing fleeting imaginary impressions to form in the brain. If not, if you don't know how to truly read, they're at best a lazy man's luxury and at worst, a poor substitute for real living.
I have a kindle - give me a physical book any day of the week , no comparison ... yes if im stuck on a desert island then a kindle full of books would win..but probably only that once
"when u wake up with me ....I'll be your glass of water"

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