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Put down your smartphone and pick up a book

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g4521 (Published 08 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4521

Readers and Writers

Readers and writers are complementary. Readers start at the beginning and work forward, while writers often start at the end and work backward. Like alpha and beta, but neither is greater, readers and writers explore reason and reality in parallel, but they need and meet each other in a series of remote tête-à-têtes that let needs be met. 


Competing interests: No competing interests

09 July 2014
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA