Thursday, October 18, 2007

Amusing Ourselves to Death

On my "To Read" list is the book

Amusing Ourselves to Death
Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

by Neil Postman
Penguin Books, 1985, paper

For an overview of the concepts discussed, with a peek into why people don't seem to think anymore, check out some excerpts here.


Blogger Gail said...

I read this for a university class and wrote a paper on it. Very interesting points he makes.

8:14 PM  

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