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Amusing Ourselves to Death

Jan 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Ethics

American cultural critic Neil Postman published a book in the 1980s, ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death‘, in which he argues that societies become easily manipulated and people lose their rights to totalitarian governments when media emphasizes entertainment over information. He witnessed this phenomenon in an American society that was more concerned with professional athletes and Hollywood […]