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By Neil Postman

Initially released in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic in regards to the corrosive results of tv on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century publication released within the 20th century. Now, with tv joined through extra subtle digital media—from the web to mobile phones to DVDs—it has taken on even better value. Amusing Ourselves to Death is a prophetic examine what occurs while politics, journalism, schooling, or even faith develop into topic to the calls for of  leisure. it's also a blueprint for regaining controlof our media, so they can serve our maximum targets.

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