Live Long & Prosper

S. M. Hutchens on the Fifth Commandment

When Mary and I were married more than twenty years ago, we decided that there would be no television in our home, mostly for the advantage of our children, whom we did not wish to be burdened with it. Several years ago we acquired a small set and keep it in the basement, connected to a videotape player, which gives us full control over what appears on the screen in our home. We still do not have television reception, either by air or over cable.

This means that when I do watch television, once or . . .

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S. M. Hutchens is a senior editor.

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