Reading as Deviant Behavior

Submitted by Martin on Fri, 01/25/2008 - 15:31
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“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 The Onion.