Amusing Ourselves To Death

Essays, Papers: in current category
 
Title: Amusing Ourselves To Death
 
Essay Details
Subject: Philosophy
Author:
Date: October 12, 2005
Level:
Grade:
Length: 4 / 1026
No of views: 0
Essay rating: good 0, average 0, bad 0 (total score: 0)
 
Essay text:
 

Postman sees television's entertainment value as a "soma" for the contemporary world, and he sees contemporary mankind surrendering its rights in exchange for entertainment. The essential premise of the book, which Postman extends to the rest of his argument(s), is that "form excludes the content," that is, a particular medium can only sustain a particular level of ideas...
Showed first 250 characters

Do you need an essay?
Here are the options you can choose from:
Custom essays:
  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay
  •  
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time
  •  
  • Prices start from $12.99/page
FULL access to essays database
  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays
  •  
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little
    as $28.95/month

Postman sees television's entertainment value as a "soma" for the contemporary world, and he sees contemporary mankind surrendering its rights in exchange for entertainment. The essential premise of the book, which Postman extends to the rest of his argument(s), is that "form excludes the content," that is, a particular medium can only sustain a particular level of ideas...
Showed next 250 characters

If you cannot find any suitable paper on our site, which happens very rarely, you can always order custom written paper which will be written from scratch by our professional writers and deliver to you on requested time.
  • Your research paper is written by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are always met
  • You are able to control the progress of your writing assigment
  • You get a chance to become an excellent student!
 
Total price: $ 10.00
 
 
 
 
Common topics in this essay:
 
The World: As Jack London Sees It   Boeing Sees the Light   GM Sees Tepid Sales of New Models   How nation sees itself goes a long way in shaping that nation's literature.   The Internet vs. The Television: Which is the Primary Source of Media Entertainment?   Contemporary World Final Essay   Entertainment   Entertainment Capitol of The World?   That's Entertainment!   The Contemporary World   Entertainment   Contemporary Issues Concerning The Death Penalty   entertainment   The State And Other Actors In Contemporary World Politics   How Camera Lenses Affect What The Viewer Sees  
 
Comments:
 
 
Similar Essays:
 
Title Pages / Words Save
Teaching As An Amusing Activity
In Neil Postman's book Amusing Ourselves to Death, he discusses the impact that television has on the American culture. Postman talks about how much the American culture hands itself over to the television and he show the ways that it is being done He shows the impact that television has on the written word, education, and the youth in America...
2 / 330
teaching as an amusing activity
In Neil Postman's book Amusing Ourselves to Death, he discusses the impact that television has on the American culture. Postman talks about how much the American culture hands itself over to the television and he show the ways that it is being done He shows the impact that television has on the written word, education, and the youth in America...
4 / 917
Television a Great Invention
Some people may argue that television is the worst invention there is, but I will argue against that. There are more pro's to television then there are con's...
2 / 379
Wwe
World Wrestling Entertainment, INC. is an integrated media and entertainment company primarily engaged in the development, production and marketing of television programming, live events and the licensing and sale of consumer products featuring the WWE brand...
1 / 184
Truman show critique
The Truman Show Entertainment is the supraideology of all discourse on Television. Even news shows are a format for entertainment, not for education. The most important fact about television is that people watch it...
2 / 324
Amusing Ourselves To Death
The book originated with Postman's delivering a talk to the Frankfurt Booksellers Convention in 1984. He was participating in a panel on Orwell's 1984 and the contemporary world...
4 / 1026
neil postman
In Neil postman's amusing ourselves to death, Huxley teaches us that in the age of advanced technology, spiritual devastation is more likely to come from an enemy with a smiling face than from one whose countenance exudes suspicion and hate...
2 / 332
Close