I have discovered that just like any good pet macs have special hidden talents to please their owners - right click any text in you OS X and add to iTunes as a Spoken Track - choose the default Alex voice, it is pretty good - and voila - now your mac can read to you any text, book, website.
I frequently add whole books and make instant audiobooks to entertain myself while I work. In the past artists used to have musicians and clowns entertain them in the studio, I have my mac read to me.
Here is the folder on dropbox -i'll be dropping stuff in here once in a while:
Disneyworld Company essay by
Here is the article online:
The perspective of others is about the perceived reality of others and I am really not fond of news as i much rather listen to smart people pondering odd stuff, it really makes using my organs of hearing all the more worthwhile.