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  1. Sep 2018
    1. It suggests a belief that intelligence is the output of a mechanical process, a series of discrete steps that can be isolated, measured, and optimized.

      I agree with this because I do no think your intelligence correlates to the information you can find on Google. Your intelligence is what you know without the help of an outside source.

    2. In deciding when to eat, to work, to sleep, to rise, we stopped listening to our senses and started obeying the clock.

      This statement suggests that our society has taken away personal individuality and now expects a certain regimen and pattern in everyones lives.

    3. we may well be reading more today than we did in the 1970s or 1980s, when television was our medium

      This caught by attention because adults now a days try to say our generation does not read as much. However, this argument implies that we are still reading just as much but it primarily done through a screen.

    4. I’m not the only one.

      This provides a turn in the article where it goes from a personal opinion to a broader statement that can be supported with research in order for the audience to relate.

    5. Research that once required days in the stacks or periodical rooms of libraries can now be done in minutes.

      This sentence can be looked at as a summary for what the rest of the article will be about. It states that there has been a drastic development in reading over time.