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Re: Noise, Nature, Politics, & Psychiatry



David,

>   Unfortunately, I think the proliferation of TVs and stereos has
>   done a lot to erode intelligence and promote mindlessness
>   in our society.   Back when I was a kid, mothers used to read
>   bed-time stories to pre-schoolers.  That did a lot to promote
>   literacy and verbal skills.  These days it's too easy to just set
>   'em down in front of the TV.

Moreover, I think illiteracy promotes different kinds of addictions, for
example, noise addiction.

People are, simply, not equipped to resist.

Best wishes.

Federico Miyara

PS: Merry Christmas!

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