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I Think Tv Is Dumbing Us Down

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    Tv Is Dumbing Us Down...

    especially all this reality tv crap we get nowadays lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    Sucking Your Brains...

    Out through your eyes. The brian is our "thinking muscle" and just like any other muscle, it needs to be used and exercised to stay strong and healthy. The problem with TV is it allows people to "switch off" their brains and be entertained, no thinking required.So, the more TV...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    And More Than That

    According to the main staple of our TV diet, our main priorities in life should be taking care of our homes in regards to DIY, cookery and making ourselves look 10 years younger, TV does not really in that regard provide any inspiration or ambition for us at all.  Soap...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 22, 2009

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    Evolution Of Ignorance

    I'll be the first to admit, I don't watch a lot of television. I pay a ridiculous monthly satellite bill for a lot of channels I don't watch. However, part of my decision to upgrade my tier on satellite was getting the History International channel. So I have noticed the...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    The Lowest Common Denominator

     I was composing a story the other day about the similarities between some TV fictional series and current world events (which I still will submit at some point) but more recently go to thinking about mass media and the effect it has on us. More specifically, the genre of...
    mamma570 mamma570 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    Yes I Agree..

      TV has too much negative reporting , commercials, shows, American society is being destroyed by this negativity..
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    It's Not Just My Opinion, It's Fact

    Television in general is geared toward a 12 year old audience. This approach was developed by corporate advertising "geniuses" to brainwash the teenage masses into brand loyalty. Looks like it worked, doesn't it? Don't believe me? Do the research.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Limited Horizons

    The thinking of today can fit inside a TV
    mrlcf mrlcf 41-45, M Oct 16, 2009

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    Just by living, I let a few of my family down. I let myself down everyday.
    PokewithasideofTurkey PokewithasideofTurkey 13-15, M 1 Response 46 mins ago

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    Was Strapped Down At The Dentist As A Kid On A Papoose Board
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    I hate being a over thinker :( it does really ruin things at times! I think my mind will be the death of me one day lol. I think about days that haven't even been yet 😳😳
    katielouise75 katielouise75 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    I've been numb for so long and recently someone came into my life and out of nowhere I'm actually able to feel a shred of something again. How is that even possible?! I'm not quite...
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    I still have a lot to learn and explore about EP right now, so pardon me if this particular experience isn't what the site is about. I stumbled across the internet for about an...
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    I am a fairly introverted, creative, intelligent, independent, and empathetic young woman. I take pride on being all of those things. I love art and music, and express myself...
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    I'm so broken... I can't stop crying... It hurts so much... We've broken up and I have to work with her everyday, have to see her pretty face, and know that I'll never get to hold...
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    I don't think I've ever put my name here, but I really do wanna know.
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    Be honest everyone, I want to know what you think
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    I think my wife and her bestie are having a sexual and emotional affair
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    I think the best compliment is something on the inside. Because I know that I'll keep what's inside forever, it'll never fade.
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    I think waaaaaay to much , to the point when your head hurts 😩
    dhayana807 dhayana807 18-21, F 1 Response 48 mins ago

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    Think Kids Should Use Life Jackets If Needed
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    I honestly believe my mother hates me...I've actually always felt it. I remember the first time I really realized it. I was about 4 or 5 yrs old, I was just waking up from some...
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