Re: virus: TV is Good

Tim Rhodes (
Wed, 30 Jul 1997 10:21:02 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 29 Jul 1997, Eric Boyd wrote:

> I have the sinking feeling that what we are going to see is a vast
> polorization of society. The people who watch TV will watch more and
> more, and be convinced it's good. The people who don't watch TV will
> continue not to watch it, and be more and more convinced it's evil.

Until the meme spills over into the culture (the people-who-watch have us
outnumbered, you know) and exerts pressure on us. Right now when someone
asks why you don't watch TV you can give the pat answer, "TV is bad" and
let it go at that. But if TV is good...

-Prof. Tim