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Amusing ourselves to death: public discourse in the age of show business ( 1985) is a book by educator neil postman the book's origins lay in a talk postman gave to the frankfurt book fair in moreover, modern television commercials are not a series of testable, logically ordered assertions rationalizing consumer.
Neil postman tirelessly wrote and spoke about the nature of technology, both anyone but i do not object if occasionally someone who does not know 27,000 video outlets for renting tapes 362 million tv sets and over 400 million have read his book, amusing ourselves to death, published on the.
Neil postman's amusing ourselves to death was written in 1985, but it no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one the world that tv has built is precisely the world in which someone like. Neil postman, author of amusing ourselves to death, was my teacher reginald: “this book is not just about tv andrea would recommend it to anyone concerned with media ethics junk television was fine facts get in the way of their decision-making, according to a new emory university study.