Obviously, too much of anything can become a problem. Cotton Candy is seemingly fun and innocent until we eat seventeen bags and lick our fingers clean, ending in a stomach ache. But, can something as beneficial as reading be a problem if done to an extreme?
Easy answer for me. Yes. Now, I do believe spending lots of time reading is a good thing, assuming the right material is being read, but there is a tipping point. Take the socially awkward person who needs more face to face encounters, but opts to instead keep his nose in a book. They may be socially awkward because of the reading, or they may be big readers because they’re socially awkward. My point is, I believe we should step outside of our comfort zones from time-to-time and if we don’t, then we’re stuck in our current situations.
But, I’d be curious to know how much is too much… People spend ALL day inside playing video games. If stuck with only those two options, video games or reading, then I’d much rather my own children suffer the consequences of reading ALL day over playing video games.