Exemplification Essay

Topics: Television program, Interpersonal relationship, Television Pages: 3 (1056 words) Published: March 7, 2015
Television Addiction
We all have favorite show on television at least one day of the week. We tune in to watch our favorite characters and escape into their realities. There are some people though that are addicted to their televisions. They watch any and everything, all day every day. They can tell you what comes on which channel, what the channel number is, and even what time most programs come on. This addiction can be detrimental to their lives because they don’t want to leave the .n house for fear that they might miss something important. This addiction consumes time that should be spent focusing on other things such as education, work, and their personal relationships and exposes us to violence and other crimes on a daily basis making us apathetic to these issues at times.

Television is dulling the minds of people, especially young people. All of the information is just handed to them and it eliminates the need they have to read a book, magazine, newspaper, or even internet articles and such. Things like reading and homework are too hard for them to focus on because the students aren’t stimulated in the same way as by watching television. There is a new world, a new story on every thirty minutes to an hour. The television does the work of the imagination for them, and thus isn’t helping to stimulate their brains. This can therefore lead to slower mental processing of things.

Television can also consume time people should be spending looking for work or even working. Some people have become so obsessed with watching television all day that they often forget they are supposed to out looking for work or online looking for work. They often then tell themselves that they will just do it tomorrow and then in fact don’t because they are stuck back n zombie land on their couches. Some of these people put off their job searches so long that they ruin their lives even more, sometimes losing their cars or homes. There are others who have jobs and can’t focus...
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