That's almost five hours per day. To put that in perspective, it's like watching "The Godfather" and "The Godfather II" every day of your life. If - as the data indicate - TV watching is actually becoming a primary lifestyle choice for an ever-increasing segment of our population, what does that say about our ability to cope with challenges both personal and communal? What does that say about our capacity and desire to care? About anything? And even more troubling, what does that say about the future of hunting, fishing, hiking, camping or any activity that nurtures an appreciation for the natural world?