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Is your library observing/celebrating the week? Is TV still the time-crushing technology that it was before the internet entered our lives? Anyone care to propose a computer turnoff week?
People ask why I don't watch much television, and I tell them that my t.v. isn't working right. They ask what's wrong with it. I shrug, say, "I don't know. I turn the brightness up all the way and it's still stupid."
Some of them get it. --Carl Thames, 14 Apr 2007
I don't think TV is as bad of time sapper as it was before the Internet. I think the Internet has replaced TV as the biggest time sapper though.
My current television set is unplugged and under a sheet in the closet. I pull it out for national disasters and political elections.
The interesting thing about doing this is that you only catch a glimpse of people on tv every four years. For some, the change is not so complimentary.
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