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    Default Debate:You disagree with that"Television has improve ou

    My students are going debate on the topic above. Could you me find points where television has not improve our lives?

    I appreciate your help very much.

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    Default Re: Debate:You disagree with that"Television has improv

    Television encourages inactivity, and it encourages people to learn of events passively (by watching television) instead of actively (by reading or talking to people).

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    Default Re: Debate:You disagree with that"Television has improv

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    Television encourages inactivity, and it encourages people to learn of events passively (by watching television) instead of actively (by reading or talking to people).

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    People become more sedentary beings in this manner, both physically and mentally.

    sediere - Italian for 'sit', if I remember correctly. I think that's it.

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    Default Re: Debate:You disagree with that"Television has improv

    It's not a good way to be a more conversational person. I wonder if before television conversation amongst people was seen differently and thought of differently. Is conversation more bland now as a result of television? I think this is a possibility.

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    Default Re: Debate:You disagree with that"Television has improv

    Sedentary is the word, alright. For some of us, the most exercise we usually get is the walk from the chair at the computer to the sofa in front of the teevee.

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    A huge amount of time is wasted watching adverts.
    It destroys conversation
    It makes people passive- they don't need to think when watching television.
    The quality opf programmes is low, it's despicable

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    Default Re: Debate:You disagree with that"Television has improv

    One has to have one's Game Show Network, doesn't one?

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    I don't have a TV- I gave it up years ago. It's much easier to quit TV than cigarettes. ;-(

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