Reading is a window to the world. Thus we often hear. It is true that, by reading our knowledge can grow. We could be transfered the knowledge of others into our own knowledge. By reading, then we expand our own horizons. It is important to have the habit for reading.
Reading the writer means here is certainly not only in the sense of we are sit quietly reading a book or anything, but also to learn and appreciate all forms of information. We also can read through audio-visual media, even reading or learning with communicating with others. It is the other forms of reading.
Today is the information age. All things are available through the internet. Many things can we read through these internet. In one hand, this certainly a benefit for us, but on the other hand, of course there are many things need careful consideration. Not all positive information available on the internet. There are also scattered garbage information. Obviously, selecting useful information come into our own obligations as internet users.
We can not get through to the internet all the time. Therefore, reading a book that has been known since antiquity is still needed in this information age. Indeed, we now have an additional option, namely the presence of the ebook. In addition, there are also audio-visual media that can be watched via the internet. An example is youtube and vimeo or something else.
The number of choices we have to read as a reading media should make us more knowledgeable human being. Appreciation of our readings that we access should make us more cultured human.
(photograph by Nina Ulfah Gaffar)