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TV Wasteland

By The Urban Blabbermouth

I do waste a lot of time watching TV.  I cannot fathom any learning or any productive reason to watch Two and a Half Men.  If this was the only show like this that I watched, then, I would have no real complaint.  Unfortunately it is not.  Every evening, I spend several hours watching many TV shows of no real value other than that I like them.  Entertaining but not all that productive.  I need to do better.

It is Saturday morning as I write this and I have been watching nature shows on TV for the last two hours.  I like science shows.  I do not consider watching them to be a waste of my time as it is a form of learning.  I, however, have become a font of useless knowledge.  This morning, I learned about a tree in India that has foot long flowers that open up to look like Tiger Lilies.  What is the usefulness of this knowledge?  At the moment, I cannot think of any.  As far as I can tell, this interesting fa…