PRIME TIME means TV commercials cost most when most eyeballs are riveted. With so many devices providing entertainment, news/data on command, prime time ain’t what it used to be.
PRIME of life, more than TV, more than beef – the primo ‘best of life’.
With clock ticking, ‘prime time of life’ is shrinking, so shouldn’t it be getting better as it gets shorter?
Value of time, whether ‘in our prime’ or ‘past prime’ over some proverbial hill seems to take on greater focus when actuarial tables tilt ‘not in our favour’ …
On a qualitative basis, is one hour more valuable than eight hours, waking time v. sleeping time, quality time v. quantity? Choose.
We all can turn on, or off, anything. We don’t just control output, what we are doing, what we are putting into the world, we also have greater control than we’ve ever had over every input coming our way. So much available, already flowing, so much we can access … and I’m not even thinking ‘social media’ when I say that. Overwhelming, yet it is our reality. It likely won’t get simpler, unless we get a robot to vet all that, synthesize it and bump it into our brain via an implanted chip. It will just ‘show up’ in our heads, new information we won’t have to think about it. Sounds very ‘Buck Rogers’, but c’mon, how far off can that be?
I decide what I let into my life.
I decide who.
Works both ways with most people.
Still, just because we knock doesn’t mean they’ll let us in so keep knocking.