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« on: June 19, 2008, 10:50:34 AM »

NPR had this read
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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2008, 09:58:42 AM »

That is very true; I have seen a severe decrease in my reading attention span over the last five years. It is true, at least with me, that as a recreational reader who read newspapers or little novellas, I have completely stopped. My attention span only lasts long enough to catch the headlines.

That doesn't mean that when I want to get crackin and read a long long article, either on a screen or on paper, I won't do it. It's just that the average "oh-so-commonplace" article will no longer get my full read, but only a skim.

It depends on the person though. If a person is prone to said stoodpity, they will get
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2008, 03:53:16 PM »

good read...

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