Random Thought: Television & Hunger

Back in the early 1970s comedian Dick Gregory said he never knew he was hungry until television became common. All he knew was a feeling of emptiness but  he thought it was normal because everyone else in his neighborhood had that same feeling. It wasn’t until TV came along and he saw supermarket commercials displaying more food in thirty-seconds than he’d seen in his young life. And, “They never showed  half a loaf of bread or a piece of a pork chop.”

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