Neil Postman

“Everything in our background has prepared us to know and resist a prison when the gates begin to close around us . . . But what if there are no cries of anguish to be heard? Who is prepared to take arms against a sea of amusements? To whom do we complain, and when, and in what tone of voice, when serious discourse dissolves into giggles? What is the antidote to a culture's being drained by laughter?”


Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman
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