Yes, I’m serious. Just because people like us devoured words and learned to read quickly doesn’t mean everyone can.
“Many resources indicate that the average reading speed of most adults is around 200 to 250 words per minute. College students, probably because they must practice reading, move that pace up a notch to around 300 words per minute.” https://irisreading.com/what-is-the-average-reading-speed/
Even at 300 WPM I’d go mad trying to read anything. Most people are very poor readers.