Seriously though, TV is a form of entertainment but it is rarely thought provoking or enlightening, with perhaps the exception of biographies and certain types of documentaries. What TV is good for is escapism which is good for everyone in moderation. Like most things overindulgence is where people go wrong.
If a person enjoys doing something, then for that person it is not a waste of time!
I have nothing else to do at night and even though there is not much on TV at the moment, I still have it on as am often tired and just want to "veg out", so watching TV is ideal and totally not a waste of time.
I also do other things while watching TV such as knitting, spinning, playing games on i pad etc.
No way. If it's entertaining me, making me laugh, informing me, helping me veg out & relax, giving me ideas on what to do around the house etc. , it's not a waste of time. We tend to just turn off the TV these days if there's absolutely nothing on worth watching & find something else to do. However, it's a nice way to relax after work.
There are a hundred other things one can do.
I spend a lot of time learning new things on the internet!
I watch Youtube, and have gained new skills.
I don't watch t.v. every day, maybe once in a while.
I have a home to make sure it is up to par, and a garden that takes up a fair amount of time.
I also like to do craft, and sell things on line.
T.V. can be a great time waster....it can also be a adult 'babysitter'.
I have in the past of being guilty of watching it way too much, I wanted to escape life.
It is a wonderful tool for the elderly, or those who live alone and can't do much.
But for others, the world is out there....lol....enjoy! :)