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Read online Divertirsi da morire - Il discorso pubblico nell'era dello spettacolo.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Divertirsi da morire - Il discorso pubblico nell'era dello spettacolo A met degli anni ottanta il ciclone della neotelevisione gi scatenato negli Stati Uniti doveva ancora produrre qui in Italia i suoi effetti che invece oggi sono di sorprendente attualit La tesi centrale che la televisione ha avuto come conseguenza un declino della cultura basata sul confronto razionale e informato dalla lettura a beneficio dello spettacolo con conseguenze rilevanti sulla politica by Neil Postman

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Divertirsi da morire - Il discorso pubblico nell'era dello spettacolo
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Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent unifying narrative like those that inspired earlier generations Instead today s schools promote the false gods of economic utility consumerism or ethnic separatism and resentment What alternative strategies can we use to instill our children with a sense of global citizenship healthy intellectual skepticism respect of America s traditions and appreciation of its diversity In answering this question i The End of Education i restores meaning and common sense to the arena in which they are most urgently needed br br Informal and clear Postman s ideas about education are appealingly fresh New York Times Book Review, From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in America today and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood br br Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and demographic research Neil Postman author of Technopoly suggests that childhood is a relatively recent invention which came into being as the new medium of print imposed divisions between children and adults But now these divisions are eroding under the barrage of television which turns the adult secrets of sex and violence into popular entertainment and pitches both news and advertising at the intellectual level of ten year olds, No description available, In b Building a Bridge to the th Century b acclaimed cultural critic Neil Postman offers a cure for the hysteria and hazy values of the postmodern world br br Postman shows us how to reclaim that balance between mind and machine in a dazzling celebration of the accomplishments of the Enlightenment from Jefferson s representative democracy to Locke s deductive reasoning to Rousseau s demand that the care and edification of children be considered an investment in our collective future Here too is the bold assertion that Truth is invulnerable to fashion or the passing of time Provocative and brilliantly argued b Building a Bridge to the th Century b illuminates a navigable path through the Information Age a byway whose signposts it turns out were there all along