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My parents didn’t punish me as a child, but they should have. They should’ve forced me to read something. I hated reading, and everyone knew it, especially my parents. But I didn’t just hate it; hating it was part of my identity. I was a proud anti-intellectualist, even though I had no clue what that word meant because, again, I didn’t read.

Paradoxically, the only way I could justify my anti-intellectualism was through argumentation. Already, things weren’t looking so good for my position, but I was oblivious. So, I forged ahead not knowing that by engaging in argument I was…

Jove Willspring

Philosopher, Writer, Book Lover

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