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By Robert Rose-Coutre

ISBN-10: 0997325003

ISBN-13: 9780997325003

“Robert Rose-Coutré is attracted to what tv has performed to human society and the human mind because it grew to become omnipresent in our lives within the mid-20th century. His booklet name of the energetic brain summarizes what he has discovered from years of learning examine into this fascinating subject. instead of being a scientist, he’s a technology popularizer. His aim is to make all that study obtainable to the common reader.

He reviews that a lot of what's flawed with modern society may be traced to the mind-deadening results of television. He tells us that during the 1st 24 years of existence, humans spend greater than 25,000 hours passively looking at tv. Passive looking at replaces lively dwelling. That results in mental and actual harm.

He sketches a frightening state of affairs, yet it’s now not completely bleak. Two-thirds of this 250-page booklet hide feedback for reversing these developments, and, certain, they do contain turning off the television.

Rose-Coutré features a 10-page bibliography and broad endnotes that you should keep on with up on his study in an effort to. … it may well give you the data you want to again up anything your intelligence has already been telling you.”

—Mensa Bulletin, September 2016

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