A Few Timely Thoughts From Neil Postman

Amusing Ourselves To Death was written more than two decades ago, and it has never been more relevant.

I was skimming through Neil Postman’s 1985 classic Amusing Ourselves To Death last week, and I came across some quotes I wanted to share, with little comment of my own, that I think are relevant to current conversation.

Obviously, as demonstrated by the final quote below, Postman wrote none of this with the internet or social media in mind. But I am con…

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