The life depicted on TV is far much different to that in real life. Life on TV greatly affects how you perceive things, if you perceive things according to TV world, you may be wrong. You may end up being disappointed in real life which you are living now. Below are some reasons why you should quit watching too much TV:
It influences how you perceive the real world
Too much time spent for example watching movies will change how you get to see the real world. The characters on the movies are not real, they may do things and make you think it’s right to do that on the real world, but you end up making wrong choices. They affect the reality on issues such as using drugs, sexuality and even love.
It influences how you spend money.
Because of TV, many people begin to perceive wants into needs, for example they think having a big house or an expensive car should be in order for one to survive. This in turn leads to people spending money extravagantly without a second thought.
It is takes you away from real people.
Characters on TV are fictional they are not real. You need people in real life and they need you in order to survive.
It steals your creativity and mental energy.
Once you turn your TV on, your mind and concentration is drawn to one side which is the TV. You cannot think on your own when your television is on. You tend to copy what you see on TV.
It costs you money
Watching TV too much or spending too much time on the TV will lead to high electricity bills. Some channels need to be paid for in order to watch and also movies need to be bought.
It impairs your capacity for rational thinking
TV simplifies things which are directly opposite to reality. It makes thing look pretty simple for example robbing a bank which in real sense is pretty hard thing and risky to do.
It is bad to your health.
Too much TV without exercise will lead to diseases such as high blood pressure and eye diseases since it consumes much of time that you could use exercising.
It leads to less satisfaction with life.
People who watch TV too much are less satisfied with life because they always think having a complete life is what they see on TV.
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