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Neil Postman

The Boob Tube, Books, and Learning: A Philosophy of Television

Here’s yet another piece from the book that didn’t make the final round of content cuts. In this Mortimer Adler articulated an embryonic philosophy of television in relation to books, great books, and learning. This selection has only been lightly edited in relation to how it would’ve appeared in the book. Unlike other posts in this series, I’m glad this was cut. Read more