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TV is Evil
Watching TV is a huge waste of time. Just thinking about this poignant topic makes me angry. When I think of how many hours I have spent watching TV it makes me sick. The average kid watches 1,680 minutes per week of television. A 16 year old like me would have spent a total of about 2.7 years watching TV. Think of what could be done with three years on my hands! I can hardly believe I was coerced into spending my time in such a fruitless manner. Instead of doing something productive millions of people choose to inundate their brains with garbled nonsense.
Let’s face it, we are addicted to television. Most people exhibit four or five symptoms of dependency regarding TV. That’s more than enough to reach a clinical diagnosis of substance abuse. We need a comprehensive plan to get unhooked. Unfortunately, it isn’t possible to quit watching TV cold turkey so the only thing we can do is replace it with something less phlegmatic.
Our extra time can be best used by working together to colonize the lovely, sanguine planet mars. The earth is on its way down. We are faced with pollution, overpopulation, and many other catastrophic dilemmas that will consume anyone who doesn’t get of the way. Scientists all corroborate that the earth’s time is limited. We all need to be motivated by this impending doom to make a zealous effort to survive.
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We do not quit playing because we grow old. We grow old because we quit playing.
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I haven't watched TV in 3 years in that time, I have read nearly all of the Bronte sisters', Shakespeare's, Jane Austen's, work and I think it is fascinating. Everyone elso could, too, if they weren't oggling at a glowing screen for half of their waking lives. And before I got rid of my TV, I only read an average of one book a week. I also wrote nine of my eleven short stories after I ditched it, too. And three of my four novels. Occasinally I do indulge in watching an online episode of The Colbert Report or The Daily show.
Besides, it's really, really, really hard to drink tea while watching TV. I'm not kidding.
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"Good times....good times........."
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I do, however, agree with you that we should work on colonizing Mars. However, I don't see what TV would do to throw a wrench in those plans. Perhaps distract the scientist? In that case, phone calls from one's family should be regarded as 'evil' too, no?
That said, this is extremely well-written. I just disagree with most of it.
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2.7 YEARS????? Holy cowww! Holy cowww! Holy gwacamolie!!! OH GUESS WHAT I HAVE GWACAMOLIE IN MY CUPBOARD!!! WHOOO!