Thanks to John H. for sending me to The Economist for this grim item.

Our founding fathers would be so disappointed.

They were so creative. (Sure, they had their own faults. Keeping slaves is immeasurably worse than watching too much television. I know that.)

But here we are, given every opportunity. What do we do? Do we self-actualize?

Naw! We watch.
As a nation, we are entertaining ourselves to death. We have become a nation of watchers.


TV Turnoff Week ended today.