Literacy n : the quality or state of being literate.Literate adj 1 a : characterized by education and culture. b : able to read and write 2 a versed in literature or creative writing b : having knowledge or competence.
While I will agree with you that there are alot of stupid people who know how to read it is an important commodity for the intelligent. It is not so much having the ability to read that makes you smart it is what you do with that ability that does. Alot of dumb asses read alot of stupid things or nothing at all and when given the opportunity to read something worth while, they turn away from it.
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