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And finally, the dumpest generation. And if you are watching this website, that apparently means you at least that's a theory of a professor of English at * univ. who is written a book which basically argues that the internet is making people stupid. I am Mark Balenlan, professor of english at * univ. and the book has a provocative title, it's the dumpest generation. How the digital age stupifies young americans and * the future. Recent years *, I have begun to look at youth culture, youth knowledge, youth academic achievements, and what has come up, more and more, is things don't look good. Young people today enjoy more and more digital connections, more screen time, than ever before and one of the effects of that is that they are steadily disengaging from the traditional contents of the *. One of the things we measured was how much people read literature and how much they read books in general. And the first time we did was in 1982, at that time, young people formed the most active reading group, when we did it again in 2002, they were the least active. Only about half of them ever read a book on their own. It was not assigned for school, it was not assigned in the workplace, they simply don't care. The internet is extraordinary, it is a * tool for knowledge and information, but the fact is that is not what the internet means to the average 16 year old. what the internet does is provide a more intense form of contact with other 16 year old. You know I do often tell my students read more books. Please read more books in your leisure time, unplug for just an hour or two per day. I urge them, and they generally just laugh at me. Some of them may feel that I * at them too hard, but know deep down that this is right.
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