I was writing this for something else and, in the end, it wasn’t needed. Not to worry. Here it is. Of course, it is definitely a bit random and niche, but that makes it all the funner, in my book.
My musings were provoked by Steven Johnson’s now slightly dated but very stimulating Everything Bad Is Good For You, read a few years back. It hasn’t convinced everybody, in part because it is not rooted in robust scientific research, making it fairly speculative. Still, there must be something in what he is saying…Box-Sets-Binge-Watching-Bible-Stories