A TV can work very much like a drug, and many drug users claim they use drugs for the escapism rather than any other effect.If the addiction is left unchecked, victims can spend more time removed from our world than actually participating within it.Anything which involves effort is often repulsive to these people; who will always find ways not to bother; and can lead to them deliberately turning down opportunities for the sake of the quiet and the mundane.Not so long ago, the majority of jobs required standing on ones feet all day long.Many people consider that an addiction must be physiological, but it has become very common these days to see the term used for anything which becomes obsessive.Thus one can become addicted to pornography, gaming, and all manner of unrelated (and definitely not physiological) things.Many political systems also demand ‘their way’, and place strict safeguards around to ensure their will is done.
Everybody loves an easy life, but some will go further out of their way to get it.
If you are sitting while reading this, consider how often you seek a seat. When visiting friends, do you instantly target the sofa? Extreme lengths of time spent sitting can also lead to the laziness addiction featured at #10 as it can be much harder to get up and be motivated for work once you’ve comfortably sat down.
While on holiday, do you explore your location or sit in the sun? There are some people who really ‘get off’ on having their own way.
Today, many more require being seated – and many of us sit all day long; from sitting in bed, sitting at the table to eat, sitting in the car traveling to work, sitting at a desk at work, sitting back in the car to return home, and then sitting on the sofa before bed – it’s a easy habit to get into.
This addiction however can be very subtle, and can be a surprise to those under it’s influence.