The dictionary meaning of the word “erudition” is the quality of having or showing great knowledge or learning; scholarship. Being erudite plays a significant role in life. First of all, interesting information reveals different sides of life and make it more engaging. Secondly, if you are erudite, other people respect you for your knowledge and prefer to spend time with you because they can be inspired by your knowledge and motivate yourselves to be more informed.
Without being focused and analyzing life, a person becomes similar to a robot. And in the very close future, it will be difficult to compete with robots for such people.
In the era of technological breakthrough, popularity of films is growing. Film is an important art which helps people to investigate culture of other nations, and find more about specific area of interest. This is the way we can expand our worldview. As such, why do we need books? Is it better to watch film and save time? I can say there are a number of reasons for you not to throw away books and go to the nearest library and chose one to read.