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Numbing the mind

It's been said so many times before, but I'm certain TV really does rot the brain.

Although I fully appreciate the entertainment value, it really does stifle the imagination. I can semi-happily spend a couple of hours watching TV. The time passes quickly enough, but one can hardly describe the experience as productive or even worthwhile.

I find myself spending a great deal of time sitting and thinking these days. I revel in the minutes waiting at bus stops - amidst the noise and the haste (traffic in this case) there's something very tranquil about the world of thought.

With this said, I'm still pleased that the only time I seem to get bored is when I'm actually watching TV.