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Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publsiher : Penguin
  • Release : 27 October 2021
  • ISBN : 014303653X
  • Pages : 184 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 26 ratings
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Examines the ways in which television has transformed public discourse--in politics, education, religion, science, and elsewhere--into a form of entertainment that undermines exposition, explanation and knowledge, in a special anniversary edition of the classic critique of the influence of the mass media on a democratic society. Reprint.


Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 27 October 2021
GET THIS BOOKAmusing Ourselves to Death

Examines the ways in which television has transformed public discourse--in politics, education, religion, science, and elsewhere--into a form of entertainment that undermines exposition, explanation and knowledge, in a special anniversary edition of the classic critique of the influence of the mass media on a democratic society. Reprint.

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Neil Postman - Amusing and Informing Ourselves to Death

Neil Postman - Amusing and Informing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Julia Schubert
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 23 November 2005
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1, Martin Luther University (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Orality and Literacy, 17 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The central topics of the works of the writer, educator, communication theorist, social critic and cultural commentator Neil Postman have always been the media, their different forms of communication and their meanings to people, society and culture. Any of his books

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The Art of Controversy

The Art of Controversy
  • Author : Victor S Navasky
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 09 April 2013
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A lavishly illustrated, witty, and original look at the awesome power of the political cartoon throughout history to enrage, provoke, and amuse. As a former editor of The New York Times Magazine and the longtime editor of The Nation, Victor S. Navasky knows just how transformative—and incendiary—cartoons can be. Here Navasky guides readers through some of the greatest cartoons ever created, including those by George Grosz, David Levine, Herblock, Honoré Daumier, and Ralph Steadman. He recounts how cartoonists

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Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

Building a Bridge to the 18th Century
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 08 June 2011
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At a time when we are reexamining our values, reeling from the pace of change, witnessing the clash between good instincts and "pragmatism," dealing with the angst of a new millennium, Neil Postman, one of our most distinguished observers of contemporary society, provides for us a source of guidance and inspiration. In Building a Bridge to the Eighteenth Century he revisits the Enlightenment, that great flowering of ideas that provided a humane direction for the future -- ideas that formed

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Conscientious Objections

Conscientious Objections
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 08 June 2011
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In a series of feisty and ultimately hopeful essays, one of America's sharpest social critics casts a shrewd eye over contemporary culture to reveal the worst -- and the best -- of our habits of discourse, tendencies in education, and obsessions with technological novelty. Readers will find themselves rethinking many of their bedrock assumptions: Should education transmit culture or defend us against it? Is technological innovation progress or a peculiarly American addiction? When everyone watches the same television programs --

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Saturday Night Live and Philosophy

Saturday Night Live and Philosophy
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 January 2020
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This hilarious cast of star philosophers will make you laugh while you think as they explore the moral conundrums, ridiculous paradoxes, and wild implications of Saturday Night Live Comedian-philosophers from Socrates to Sartre have always prodded and provoked us, critiquing our most sacred institutions and urging us to examine ourselves in the process. In Saturday Night Live and Philosophy, a star-studded cast of philosophers takes a close look at the “deep thoughts” beneath the surface of NBC’s award-winning late-night

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The Disappearance of Childhood

The Disappearance of Childhood
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 08 June 2011
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From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in America today−and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood. Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and demographic research, Neil Postman, author of Technopoly, suggests that childhood is a relatively recent invention, which came into being as the new medium of print imposed divisions between children and adults. But

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Entertaining Ourselves to Death?

Entertaining Ourselves to Death?
  • Author : Andrew Strom
  • Publisher : Revival School
  • Release : 01 June 2008
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Andrew Strom is an international author and speaker - as well as a bass guitarist with a long history of involvement in Christian music, video, promotion, recording, and Youth ministry. In this hard-hitting book he asks some very pointed questions about today's Christian music and Youth culture. For instance: When Christianity becomes just like the world is it still Christianity? When we feel we have to entertain and entertain in order to get people into our meetings, is Jesus still

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Teaching As a Subversive Activity

Teaching As a Subversive Activity
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Delta
  • Release : 18 November 2009
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A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods—with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world. Praise for Teaching As a Subversive Activity “A healthy dose of Postman and Weingartner is a good thing: if they make even a dent in the pious . . . American classroom, the book will be worthwhile.”—New York Times Book Review “Teaching and knowledge are subversive in that they necessarily substitute awareness for guesswork, and knowledge for experience. Experience is

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