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TV is your doom. Okay... maybe not doom but it's definitly not good for you.

Brian Scott - The older I get the more disdain I have for TV. Read these stats and ask yourself if by watching TV you've edified yourself. Can you remember what happened on your favorite program last week? Did it help you in any way? What did you accomplish by watching TV? What did you gain by watching your favorite program?

I would love to put a diet program together for the avid TV watcher. You too can GAIN 8 hours this week and become a more successful person. Call now! You get my small 5”X7” card with the words “TURN YOUR TV OFF!!” scribbled on it. (Scotch tape not included) But wait! You also get your life back. Now how much would you pay?

Check these stats out.

All stats are from:

Percentage of US households with at least one television: 98

Percentage of US households with exactly two TV sets: 35

Percentage of US households with three or more TV sets: 41 (Notice that a greater percentage of people own 3 tv's than 2.)

Time per day that TV is on in an average US home: 7 hours, 40 minutes

Hours per year the average American youth spends in school: 900

Hours per year the average American youth watches television: 1,023

Average time per day American children spend in front of a screen of some kind: 4 hours, 41 minutes

Percentage of 4-6 year-olds who, when asked, would rather watch TV than spend time with their fathers: 54

Number of violent acts the average American child sees on TV by age 18: 200,000

Number of murders witnessed by children on television by the age 18: 16,000

Percentage of Americans who can name The Three Stooges: 59

Percentage of Americans who can name three Supreme Court Justices: 17

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