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"A child's mind must inevitably rot, looking at this dreary procession of nonsense night after night, and I think that the next ten years will produce a population composed entirely of goons."  (Groucho Marx, on his daughter's fascination with television, The Groucho Letters)

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."  (Groucho Marx)

"I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts."  (George Orson Welles)

"I watched that Donald Trump show and I almost hijacked a plane."  (Bill Maher, on the reality TV program, The Apprentice)

"Laughter on American television has taken the place of the chorus in Greek tragedy. It is unrelenting; the news, the stock-exchange reports, and the weather forecast are about the only things spared."  (Jean Baudrillard, America)

"Television is the first truly democratic culture, the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want."  (Clive Barnes)

"Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things."  (Jean Baudrillard)

"What bothers me about TV is that it tends to take our minds off our minds."  (Robert Orban)

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