This is a response to the one-word prompt “Paper” by “The Daily Post.”
I love to read and I will read just about anything. Books are my one “guilty pleasure” that will make me spurge my money on. I have “tons” of books at home just waiting to be read. I also have, because of the ease of traveling with my books, a Kindle (electronic reader) with a large digital liberal on it. The thing is, as much as I love and apprecitate the easey access of digital books, I will always perfer paper to digital.
Yes, in todays world “tech is king” and it will most likly stay king, but that does not mean that paper will go the way of the “Dotto bird.” There will always be a place and need for paper, for a lot of things and not just books. There is just something about paper that you can’t get with electronic devices. The smell, the texture, the feeling of actually turning the page, all this and more.
Paper will always be king when it comes to keeping records that last or because there is actually a “pshical” copy that you know is there and do not have to worry about acidently deleting it. There is also something about actually writing down something of importance verses typing it, that can offten make it more memuable. I do most of my “writing” on the cumputer, but every now and then when I am writing, I enjoy it so much more; and I already enjoy “writing so much. I don’t know why exactly that is, it just is.
No matter how much time passes or how advance our society becomes in using technoligy in our daily lives; I am pretty sure paper will never go away. It may become less popuallar for a time, or become less used in certin aspects, but it will remain. There is just a certin advantge to having and using paper over electronic storiage. This is just how I feel; what about you? What are your thoughts on the subject? Please share them!