Knowledge • 2011 • episode "6/6" How TV Ruined Your Life

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The way TV pollutes our minds with the wrong kind of information.

How TV Ruined Your Life • 2011 • 6 episodes •

Fear

The paranoia created by government via their Public Information Films.

2011 • Lifehack

The Lifecycle

How stereotypical programming paints our viewings of particular age groups.

2011 • Lifehack

Aspiration

How TV rubs our noses in other people's superior lifestyles.

2011 • Lifehack

Love

Advertisements and movies' clichéd and unrealistic portrayal of romance.

2011 • Lifehack

Progress

Is progress really progress, or is progress regress?

2011 • Lifehack

Knowledge

The way TV pollutes our minds with the wrong kind of information.

2011 • Lifehack

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