10-second review: Reading is a means to an end.Reading seeks information, enjoyment, understanding for the purpose of discovering one’s self.
Title: “Reading As An Existential Act.” RT Geenland and R Way. Journal of Reading (January 1975), 302-307. The secondary school publication of the International Reading Association (IRA), since replaced by the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
Comment: Reading is growth of the mind and growth of the mind leads to self-realization. RayS.