People almost used the bamboo wooden slips to make books during ChunQiu, Warring states and QinHan dynasty The book also appeared on the silk---“silks books”, which is lighter than the bamboo wooden slips so it is much easier to write. But the disadvantage is that the price of silky product is too expensive, so the numbers of silky books are far fewer than bamboo wooden books. During the DongHan dynasty paper books were found, which is light, easy to write and the price is cheap so it is popular. Later, the paper books are gradually developing until Song dynasty it is entirely instead of wooden and silky books.
Reading makes people wise, reading poets makes people smart, mathematics makes people accurate, philosophy makes people deep, ethics makes people cultivation, logic and rhetoric makes people fickle. In summary, reading shaping the personality.
Reading is the foundation of the creation. As the saying goes" the only access to the book mountain is diligence, and to the knowledge ocean is bitterness." It indicates the difficult of reading: without endless bitterness, without the happiness of success.
Knowledge can be divided into direct and indirect. Books are the accumulation of direct experience. Enrich the knowledge that few people got, contribute to the mix of culture and knowledge from different races and regions. So we can say that books promote the human progress to some extent.
Besides, the ways of reading can be divided into two parts. One is study, another is skeptical. The former can make people gain more knowledge, develop rapidly. The most important point is that doubt about books could find fallacy, and then overturn the wrong judgment so that promote the development of human being.
Books can enrich the brain; enable people to rise from perceptual knowledge to rational knowledge, and then know the world completely which lead to the world changing. Finally, it promotes the process of human society. Knowledge of people have been deepening, expanding and developing in the way of reading books.