Second Hand Books Are Theft by @edent (shkspr.mobi)
Whenever you buy a second-hand book, you are stealing revenue from the author and publisher. It makes no difference whether you buy from a charity shop or a for-profit store. All the money goes to the seller of the book, and none of it flows back to the copyright holders. (The situation is slightly ...

It was a rather long-winded way. And I even read it to the end despite that I was bewildered by the initial thought ūü§∑