We’re in trouble

I find it strange that we are now at the point where television provides one of our few “coherent refuge(s) from our fragmented lives” rather than television contributing to that fragmentation. How distracted and unable to concentrate must we be for television to be what now grounds us?

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/opinion/sunday/tv-the-thinking-persons-entertainment-of-choice.html?hp