Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Daily Dedroidify: Mind-numbing, spirit-crushing IDIOT BOX!

Daily Dedroidify: The mind-numbing, spirit-crushing IDIOT BOX!

Features: # Now available bigger, wider, flatter, clearer, faker, dumber
# Still drains truth, intelligence, morality, attention-span, time, opportunity, fitness
# More lies, more overpriced, more channels, more advertising, more drama, more propaganda
# Oh and... Celebrity dancing & ice-skating, what's next? Televised celebrity pony rides?

Being exposed to stupidity & immorality... turns you stupid & immoral!
Who'd have thunk it!?

Network: TV is a goddamn amusement park

I don't need a box to tell my vision!

"The television, that insidious beast, that Medusa which freezes a billion people to stone every night, staring fixedly, that Siren which called and sang and promised so much and gave, after all, so little." Ray Bradbury

"Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye."
Bill Hicks

Sure you can watch tv, but really watch.
See through it.

Terence McKenna on McLuhan: The media is the message

Sure you can watch tv, but really watch.
See through it.

tv is the ultimate tool
to make you lame
to keep you lame
and then when you all are lame
they feed you with a view upon the lame life of others
and then you and your lame friends can comment on them
there is a button on your TV
when you push it 'off'
it turns your life 'on'

"If it is not in the media... it did not happen.
If it did not happen, but is in the media... we believe it has happened."
Charles T. Tart

The Red Hot Chili Peppers: Throw Away Your Televisiontubbies

"Throw away your television. Take the noose off your ambition. Reinvent your intuition now. It's a repeat! Of a story told. It's a repeat! And it's getting old... " RHCP

"I can't watch TV longer than 5 minutes without praying for nuclear holocaust."
Bill Hicks

"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace." John Lennon

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book." Groucho Marx

How Television affects Your Brain Chemistry

"Television incision on the frontal lobe! You know big brother ain't a tv show! It's how we roll with what they know! Reality bites me comfortably, inducing you into watching me, watching you, watching we, methodically!" Coldcut

"Why don't you ask the kids at Tiananmen Square was fashion the reason why they were there? They disguise it, hypnotize it, Television made you buy it!" SOAD

"I haven't had a TV in 10 years, and I really don't miss it. 'Cause it's always so much more fun to be with people than it ever was to be with a television." Chuck Palahniuk

Incubus - Idiot Box (live at Red Rox)

"TV what do I need!
Tell me who to believe!?
What's the use of autonomy when a button does it all?"

"When I was young, the TV had dignity - it went off, now it's like some prostitute in Las Vegas - it's on all night." Paul Mooney

Television... The more you watch people behave immorally, the more you consider the behavior normal and permissible. This may not apply to you personally, but when the images are presented night after night, year after year, to a population of millions of people, there are effects on that population.

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