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How can reading be dangerous?

How can reading be dangerous?

According to one study, reading catalyzes bouts of imagination and happiness – distracting the reader from “reality” and vaulting them into another world. The inherent danger, apparently, is that one loses touch with the “real world” and fantasizes about other realms.

What are bad about books?

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  • YOU DEVELOP A TERRIBLE HABIT OF THINKING.
  • YOU ARE DEVELOP A HORRIBLE HABIT OF HAVING OPINIONS.
  • BOOKS OFTEN CRUELLY TRICK YOU INTO BEING PASSIONATE ABOUT EVERYDAY ISSUES.
  • BOOKS COMPROMISE YOUR SAFETY AND GENERAL HEALTH.
  • TBRS GROW WITHOUT PERMISSION.

Are there dangers of reading?

Alas, it can, and the dangers of reading — intellectual, psychological, social, and even physiological — are sometimes very real. Before I dive headfirst into a bleak discussion of the dangers of reading, I’d like to make a disclaimer: I am intentionally blowing things out of proportion.

Why do we read books that make us worry?

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The list goes on. Books deliver ideas vividly, viscerally: readers hear the criminals plot inside their minds, feel the destructive viruses penetrating a human body, and agonize over the betrayal of those whom we love and trust. And this is how reading an enthralling well-written book can result in a nagging worry or fear.

What are the negative effects of reading matter?

These readers’ perception may be altered, and books that would otherwise provide comfort may exacerbate their feelings of sadness, anger, or hopelessness. Adverse reactions to reading matter — fear, obsession, guilt — may be amplified, and readers may become more susceptible to emulating negative behaviors.

What makes a book a good book?

As many people who’ve already answered said, a good book will absorb you in its world. Reading requires concentration, and the better the writing, the more you might ‘lose’ yourself in it. A good writer will create characters that are so realistic you could almost imagine having conversations with them.