Books: Those little Red Pills

I'm trying to free your mind, Neo. But I can only show you the door. You're the one that has to walk through it. Morpheus from The Matrix

Take the red pill and you enter a whole new world. Pick up a book and you do the same thing.

There used to be a kids TV programme when I was a kid called, Why Don't You Just Switch Off your Television Set and go and do something Less Boring Instead , which I thought was an interesting concept because if you followed their advice you couldn't watch the programme.

Anyway, kind of the same message -

why don't you just shut down your computer for now and go and read a book?

and yes, yes I know that e-books are getting pushed by Pan Macmillan and Penguin at the moment but they're tasters - marketing tools to allow you to sample before you go for the real thing - few people will read a whole book on their screens.

So shut down the PC - grab that book, free your mind and enter a whole new world.

Just come back another day okay? Say Friday - News coming at The View From Here Friday.

Mike

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