He reports that much of what is wrong with contemporary society can be traced to the mind-deadening effects of TV. He tells us that in the first 24 years of life, people spend more than 25,000 hours passively watching television. Passive watching replaces active living. That leads to psychological and physical damage.
He sketches a scary scenario, but it’s not entirely bleak. Two-thirds of this 250-page book cover suggestions for reversing those trends, and, yes, they do involve turning off the TV.
Rose-Coutré includes a 10-page bibliography and extensive endnotes so that you can follow up on his research if you want to. … It may provide you with the information you need to back up something your intelligence has already been telling you.”
—Mensa Bulletin, September 2016