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Zen TV... An Article About Becoming The Change 10/1/2017

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- 352 days ago -
Happy October. This article derives from an essay by Bernard McGrane The article discusses the "programmed mind" from passive television watching and the fact that we rarely pay attention to this particular activity.


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Fiona Ogilvie (561)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 5:29 am
After reading this insightful and sometimes disturbing article, we will have a better understanding of this quotation:

There are, strictly speaking, no enlightened people, there is only enlightened activity. --Shunryu Suzuki

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Donna T (0)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 7:45 am
thank you

Animae C (506)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 4:46 pm
Nope, my room where the mostly unused TV lives is definitely not arranged around it, my armchairs & sofa face each other, for conversation!
I watch about one hour of TV some days, usually only a couple of episodes of Frasier, I mute the ads & have a mindfully good laugh every time! : ))

TY Fiona

Fiona Ogilvie (561)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 6:19 pm
I am not a television watcher. In fact, I through out the television in 1979....and after two weeks everyone in my family started reading and sports we did ourselves like biking and ice skate became fun again. We all enjoyed having more time.

Peggy B (43)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 6:21 pm
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