Through out the week, the class and I, we discussed various themes that conveyed an idea of emphasized importance of reading and writing. That reading and writing is essential to the natural world as we grow more and more intelligent. It helps us understand what others are conveying to us in symbols and translating them in deep tone. This helps us communicate ideas, wisdom, and techniques that will help the world progress into a better, brighter, and bigger place.
(Here's an additional link explaining why it is important: http://www.inspirationboost.com/8-reasons-why-reading-is-so-important )