Texting Makes U Stupid

Ferguson, Niall
September 2011
Newsweek;9/19/2011, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p11
The article examines the consequences of too much text messaging for teenagers. Addressed are the gap in reading ability between children in the U.S. compared to other counties and the consequences of not reading enough, such as children being cut off from the civilization of their ancestors. It also suggests obtaining books such as the "Aeneid," by Virgil, "Metamorphoses" by Ovid, and "Confessions" by Saint Augustine's.


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