Daily mythology: Books

I asked myself: when do we read books during our life? As students we need to read much, mainly non-fiction of course. But we may read poems novels and short stories too. But: Shouldn’t we rather live than read? Instead of consuming traveling-novels we should travel, instead of reading development novels we should develop, instead of reading about couples fucking we should fuck? As old beings, stuck to our houses, we’ll have enough time to read about all that…