Dec 29 2009

What is to be gained

It strikes me that if I’m doing something, especially something that I do often, that it should provide some benefit.  I recently read a blog by someone who claimed that they don’t watch television but instead read books.  The author stated that his benefit from reading was easily measured, but that the benefits from watching television couldn’t be easily measured and that those television watching benefits perhaps didn’t exist.  I don’t watch television; perhaps I should – most people watch it a voracious amount.  This makes me wonder: what are the benefits to watching television?