More specifically I love books, I love the look, the smell, the feel, everything.
I have to specify that because you can now read books on a device.
A cold hard device. Yuck.
Books are my education. Oh I went to school but I didn't find much that interested me there, basketball, track & field, and girls were interesting, that was about it.
My parents read. I saw this. I went to the library in my school and my Father took me and my siblings to the public library once a week so we could read some more.
I have now surrounded myself with books, as I sit here at my desk, with my idiot screens showing a remarkable lack of blue bars, I look over the screens and I see books, a whole wall of books. There's another wall of books in the living room.
I love books.
I wasted my "formal" education.
Books saved me.
I could say they taught me everything I know, which is true, but the proper tense is teach. They are still teaching me, they will always teach me because I will never stop reading to learn.
I went to my old high school a few years ago, they had done a massive renovation and were showing it off. The old library location was now a cafeteria, the new library was in an old classroom. I have more books in my house then they have in that "library".
I asked them why so few books. They said the kids get most of their information online.
My wife and I read.
My kids do not read.
They text, play Xbox, and demand more Apple products.
I have failed them.
This man was "saved" by books.
Lest we forget.
The documentary film makers make a nice movie but are a little fuzzy on the details, Kamkwamba explains it better here.