Grave Reality of Dying Infographic
A study from British Seniors® Insurance Agency reveals that British consumers have had to take drastic measures to pay for funerals.
Posted on May 17, 2016 by British Seniors
Sep 25, 2014 by British Blog
It is, after all, 2014. The internet is available, with an endless supply of words (some of them reasonably intelligent) 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Debate can be found on Twitter, Facebook and all sorts of other social media channels, and the news is only ever a click away. For fans of stories, there are e-books, or the television.
So who on earth needs to read printed books, these days? What is the point?
Firstly, it is important to establish the obvious: reading a printed book is an entirely different experience to that of reading a blog post, tweet, Facebook update, online news report or even an e-book.
It differs because:
Printed books offer advantages that a screen simply cannot. These include:
Unfortunately, sales of printed books have been dropping in recent years, perhaps because the distractions of the internet and the 24/7 connected world have made books seem irrelevant to many people. Yet books are far more than just another means of passing spare time - as has been shown, they can genuinely alter the human brain.
The benefits of reading real books are profound and life changing, and the world will surely suffer if the population has less empathy, less creativity, less understanding and less insight than it does now. So perhaps a trip to the bookshop is in order - for everybody?