Re: virus: Re: Women .... Culture

Dave Pape (
Wed, 18 Dec 1996 21:38:28 GMT

At 03:55 18/12/96 +0000, you wrote:
>XYZ wrote:
>Actually, you are right. I tend to disregard what I see on TV most of
>the time also. PBS does have an excellent reputation for being "more
>accurate" than commercial and most cable TV, it still, nonetheless,
>is TV and TV is made to sell and not be accurate. I will look for a
>better source.
>I didn't suggest that you disregard TV. It is too powerful a cultural
>programmer to disregard. If anything, watch more... that's the only way
>to figure out how it's put together.

My formula here would be, take a long break, then dip back in from time to
time... it's funny how that cultural distance lays bare all the naffnesses
of the programmes. I wouldn't disregard its INFLUENCE, but I'd be pretty
selective about how much CONTENT you let under your skin.

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