Addiction of watching idiotic things on idiot boxA television often known by the name idiot box as it ends up wasting our time while we keep watching idiotic things which don't have any relevance. Though it is not totally idiotic because there are lot of good things about it like getting news around the world, documentaries, health-related topics, debates and campaigns even few TV serials depicting real-life stories are also very good but a viewer doesn't get addicted to these things he tends to attracted by idiotic things some of them are as explained below.
These idiotic things include shows where few strangers are kept inside a house (eg- big boss, big brother) and shows where few tasks are given in on the name of assessment of personality ( like Roadies) or shows based on adventurous task like where contestant is made to do difficult tasks and disgusting things in the name of adventure( Khatro k Khiladi) have become best source for money making programs for producers and investors in the TV industry. For such shows, they don't have to put many efforts because they know that no matter what they will show viewers are going to watch it in the name of "reality".
I don't know how much reality these shows have, but one thing is sure that these shows show nothing good and just makes people addicted towards them and fills viewer's mind with worthless fights, bad words, abusive language, and skepticism. And a viewer knows that watching such program is a total waste of time and he/she is not going to gain anything but still keeps watching these shows in that idiot box and keeps becoming an idiot and addicted to the irrelevant things these shows are feeding in his/her conscious and subconscious mind.
This addiction of watching idiotic things on idiot box is prevalent among all age groups whether children, teenagers, and elders despite their ages they like to watch these meaningless fights on the name of reality shows and then sympathizing towards any one character and blaming others perceiving it like reality. Such programs are affecting everyone but especially children very badly as they tend to watch these programs to support their favorite celebrity but end up wasting hours watching these shows which they can utilize in any knowledge gaining activity or adding things to their creativity. They can use the same idiot box for knowledge gaining purpose but most people affected by this addiction of idiot box's idiot programs never likes good knowledge sharing shows as they seem boring to them.
As we can't blame a TV show or its owner for showing any content because they will win the argument by saying that they are only showing things which viewers like to watch. But we as a careful and responsible citizen should try to locate any of such addicts of these idiotic shows and make them understand the impact of these shows and how they can utilize their time to be wasted on these shows in something creative. You can easily find such addict around you even in your family and if you are among one of them be careful and understand how badly you are wasting your time.