Reading as Deviant Behavior
Submitted by Martin on January 25, 2008 - 3:31pm
“Sitting in a quiet downtown diner, local hospital administrator Philip Meyer looks as normal and well-adjusted as can be. Yet, there’s more to this 27-year-old than first meets the eye: Meyer has recently finished reading a book. Yes, the whole thing.” Thus begins this probe into the bizarre behavior of this otherwise normal young man. A behavioral psychologist said that his reading of entire books is abnormal and is a classic case of deviant behavior. "At least, that’s what it seems like from what little I’ve skimmed on the topic," she added. Here is the story, from <a href="http://www.theonion.com/content/news/area_eccentric_reads_entire_book">The Onion</a>.