How come people these days are intellectually lazy and don't read books anymore?

when I say read books, I don't mean comic books, or picture books, or magazines. I am talking about books that actually give intellectual stimulation and knowledge like books relating to art, politics, religion, philosophy, science. most people these days are boring and generic robots that look at their... show more when I say read books, I don't mean comic books, or picture books, or magazines. I am talking about books that actually give intellectual stimulation and knowledge like books relating to art, politics, religion, philosophy, science.

most people these days are boring and generic robots that look at their cellphones or social media profiles, especially young kids

what happened to the good ole days when you actually had heroes, intellects. scholars?
Update: @bone alone,

well you just proved my point about intellectual laziness

btw there is nothing intellectually stimulating about learning how to build something, that is a poor man's example
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