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Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye
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"Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye"

- Bill Hicks

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This quote by Bill Hicks is a metaphor for how viewing television can be detrimental to one's mental and spiritual health. By comparing television to black spray paint, Hicks is recommending that tv can be a kind of psychological and spiritual pollution. He implies that tv can be a diversion from the fact and can prevent one from seeing the world plainly. He suggests that tv can be a type of mental and spiritual loss of sight, which it can avoid one from seeing the world in its real form. By comparing television to black spray paint, Hicks is alerting us of the dangers of permitting tv to consume our lives. He is suggesting that television can be a form of mental and spiritual oppression, which it can avoid us from seeing the world in its real form. He is alerting us to be conscious of just how much time we invest watching television, and to be aware of the prospective negative impacts it can have on our psychological and spiritual health.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Bill Hicks between December 16, 1961 and February 26, 1994. He/she was a famous Comedian from USA. The author also have 22 other quotes.

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