Talk about the elephant in the room that everyone ignores. How does television affect human beings? Good questions considering how much television the average person watches. It is clear from watching this video that these children are in a trance. Notice them all breathing at the same rate, with the same facial expression. Remember that being in a trance makes you more open to suggestions. The next question we need to ask is what suggestions are we exposing ourselves to when we trance out in front of the television?