1) The act of reading philosophical works such as those assigned to be read in classical mythology classes.
2) the act of translating the baffling philosopher speak into actual words that can be comprehended by normal people
3) the act of writing 1500 word essays based on such works with little or no understanding of the texts to speak of
"Who the hell reads "De Vita Mosis"? that shit is TEDIOUS"
"-omg i have an exam at 7pm tomorrow on a bunch of texts i haven't read.
-i know eh, i haven't read them either