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Forum topic by Hartmann posted 10-15-2011 02:53 AM 1144 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-15-2011 02:53 AM

Kids wont know what a magazine or a newspaper is!!!

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#1 posted 10-15-2011 03:04 AM


-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 10-15-2011 04:14 AM

...and yet the world mourns Steve Jobs more than the millions of people dying of starvation.

In the movie “Contact”, jodie Foster’s ‘father’ (an alien using his form) said “You’re an interesting species, an interesting mix. You’re capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares.”
Sadly too true. It’s a good movie.

I’ve raised my daughters to love books, and I hope that stays with them all their life as it has with me.

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch,

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#3 posted 10-15-2011 04:39 AM

My grandson is going to learn to do woodworking, if he keeps it up will be seen. Not enought kids seeing things of beauty because their parents are lazy to point it out to them.

-- David, Center,Texas

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#4 posted 10-15-2011 05:20 AM

I’ve raised my daughter to love knowledge. I didn’t raise them to love books. Granted they have read more books than any other people I know but I’m hoping they are not in love with books. As this transition to technology occurs they will easily make the transition. Raising kids to love paper doesn’t matter. If they have to have paper then they will stop reading when it goes away. It will, without fail, go away. It is inevitable both logistically, monetarily, and societally. And it will happen quickly. Faster than Vinyl records disappeared. In ten years you will order a nicely bound copy of a book from Lands End Gift Shop, for someone for the coffee table, as a nostalgia item. Half the newspapers have closed and big book vendors are claiming bankruptcy. Magazine producers can’t even seem to give them away to get enough copies out there to attract enough advertisers. The mail system is bankrupt because of technology. We’ve got ipads and computers. Personally I think it’s wonderful. My iPad has 1600 novels in it. And of course LJ’s is only available digitally.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#5 posted 10-15-2011 02:53 PM

what I found fascinating was when she poked at a picture of an arm and then poked her leg to compare the two experiences.

Hopefully we will treasure books and crave digital…. if the computer age crashes our Wisdom and our lessons should still be available in hardcopy somewhere.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 10-15-2011 03:16 PM

Loving books IS loving knowledge. It’s good to know how to ‘use’ a paper book, because there are times when technology will let us down. Can you say ‘Blackberry’? Remember when everyone had to put rubber bands on their brand new iPhones to make a call?
“What can I do mom? My phone is down and I can’t text my friends!”... “Read a book, dear”, lol.

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch,

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