Would you be willing to give up TV for the next 7 years if it would

Jump to Last Post 1-11 of 11 discussions (16 posts)
  1. my-success-guru profile image60
    my-success-guruposted 9 years ago

    help feed 2,000 starving children in a foreign country?  Why or why not? Man I should have said computer!!!

    1. darkside profile image81
      darksideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      No.

      There's a better chance that in the next 7 years I'd have done something to help the plight of plenty more.

    2. AEvans profile image78
      AEvansposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I really do not watch tv at all so it wouldn't bother me. I would be willing to give up tv for the next seven years, aer you taking a poll? Why do you ask? smile

      1. my-success-guru profile image60
        my-success-guruposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        This was just a question relating to values from my new book I'm about to release. Hey stop by some time smile

    3. Davinagirl3 profile image60
      Davinagirl3posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I would have to know how it was helping them.  If I knew, for a fact, that 2,000 starving children would get fat and healthy due to a trivial sacrifice, of course I would give it up.

  2. my-success-guru profile image60
    my-success-guruposted 9 years ago

    I would do it! Even though it would be tougher without a computer!

  3. meetbrandon profile image78
    meetbrandonposted 9 years ago

    Absolutely.  Most programming on TV today isn't very good anyways compared to the amazing amount of literature in the world!

  4. trish1048 profile image75
    trish1048posted 9 years ago

    Why not starving children everywhere?  Not just in foreign countries.
    And you're right, you should have said computer smile
    TV, it would bother me but I'd do it.

    1. Jeniferr profile image81
      Jeniferrposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      In America, I don't think we do enough for the starving people we have here.  I would try and give up TV to help but it would be nearly impossible.  Everywhere you go there are TVs and I would have to avoid hanging out at my friends' and relatives' houses as well.

  5. Philent profile image62
    Philentposted 9 years ago

    Yup, I sure will! I think I can live without it.

  6. airportparking profile image50
    airportparkingposted 9 years ago

    definitely! don't even watch that much tele!

  7. profile image0
    DarwinsLaureateposted 9 years ago

    Computer wise it's not something I would give up. Television, sure, because its outdated and outmoded and lacks much good content.

  8. profile image0
    Leta Sposted 9 years ago

    TV: Basically have already given it up for the most part, so yeah...  And if I could really help, definitely, yeah--and it's just passive entertainment, for the most part.

    Computer...that's a little different.  That's a tool I make my livelihood on for one thing.  And I think Darkside may be a little on to something.  Would the world be better really if I didn't write--something of a vocation & what I've been doing since I was about 5-6 or something?  Hmmmm.

  9. Cam Anju profile image70
    Cam Anjuposted 9 years ago

    TV, you bet.. computer.. not so sure, I think I can help in a better way WITH my computer. wink

  10. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 9 years ago

    I live without a car, a cell phone or a television.

  11. illminatus profile image71
    illminatusposted 9 years ago

    If such a thing were possible... Why not.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)