Can religion be entertaining? Should it be?
When the news becomes a metaphor.
We dive into ch.6 to think on how TV has made entertainment the dominant metaphor of our culture.
We look at two ideas which changed the main ways we receive information.
This week we tackle chapter 4 and the impact of print on the American mind.
We tackle chapter 3! What was America's first metaphor?
We dive into chapter 2!
We dive into chapter one of Neil Postman's thought provoking book!
It is nothing new to say we live in an age of information. But it is amazing to consider how relevant Neil Postman's book is today. I cannot tell you how often I have seen this book referenced. Whether it was a book on technology or culture inevitable Amusing Ourselves to Death would be called in … Continue reading Book Club: Amusing Ourselves to Death
(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6a, part 6b, part 7) Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read." To some degree that was how I felt about this book. It is a work referenced often … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Concluding Thoughts