Category Archives: Neil Postman

Miley Cyrus and the Disappearance of Childhood

  Sometimes I think the late Neil Postman is the prophet for out time. After reading about the Miley Cyrus photo fiasco, I am convinced of this.   If you have a pre-teen daughter, you know that Miley is the … Continue reading

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Neil Postman, Irene Dunne and the Right Use of Entertainment

When the late, great Neil Postman (1931-2003) wrote that we were Amusing Ourselves to Death (1985) he spoke of a generation that we all know too well. Our money, our priorities, our talk, our time and thus our lives, are … Continue reading

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