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You should not be reading this comment, you should be reading this book.
Postman makes a convincing argument about the effects of commercial television as America changes from a print-based culture to a visual one.
Amusing Ourselves is a book that should be read and discussed by as many people as possible.
There are two basic ideas in this book. The first is that the medium of communication affects the content of the message. The second is that we are addicted to amusement. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Edward Brumby
A classic. Read years ago. Bought 4 copies for my men's group which meets weekly. At every meeting, Rick has read another chapter and talks about how very interesting is the... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Gary B Hulsey
A rough summary of what I took from the text:
“We” refers to we in America, but largely can be applied to western culture.
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This updated version of a proposition now 30 years old continues to be played out before our eyes. What will awaken our nation to detour from this path to it's own destruction?Published 21 days ago by pastorjwp
A great book that enlightened my mind of the media powers through different mediums that have affected humanity throughout time and its development. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Isaac A.