After failing the 5th class exam for the third time, the two best friends Ram and Shyam got really depressed. Having to repeat the year in the same class for the fourth time wasn’t very comforting even though they would have each other’s company.
Shyam proposed, “I can’t take this humiliation anymore. Let’s end this suffering. I am thinking of suicide.”
Ram responded, “Are you crazy? If we die now, we’ll have to start all over again from kindergarten in the next life!”
Perhaps you didn’t find the joke so funny but it had me rolling on the floor laughing. When I came to my senses I realized I had been doing the same thing in my life as far as reading books was concerned.
Whenever I lost interest in a book midway, an emotion of guilt arose, especially if the book was recommended by an important person or someone whom I respect. Having read 10-20 percent of a book, it would become really difficult to leave it in between and move on the next one even though I wasn’t enjoying the book. Why?
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