Watching television, surfing the web, reading newspapers, magazines, fiction books and engaging in gossip can all lead to mental stagnation.
Instead of thinking for yourself, you begin to parrot the thoughts and opinions of others.
Advertising bombards people with trends, fashions and must-have goods. It promotes competition, jealousy, greed and restless agitation.
How many people sit in the company of others listlessly fiddling with portable electronic devices?These are simply adult toys.