Stop worrying -- nobody gets out of this world alive.
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.
As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
The literary critic, or the critic of any other specific form of artistic expression, may detach himself from the world for as long as the work of art he is contemplating appears to do the same.