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“Amusing Ourselves To Death” Is Not So Amusing, Is Mostly Dead.

Sometime in high school I read Neil Postman’s criticism of “modern” television-focused culture, Amusing Ourselves to Death.  It was first published in 1984, so reading when I did in the early 2000’s, it was already an artifact of another era.  I … Continue reading

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School Prayer is Allowed. Bullying is Not.

I was super excited when The West Wing became available to stream on Netflix.  As any good Democrat would, I love the show.  I would vote for Bartlett any day.  Wouldn’t you?  I watched the show when it originally aired, … Continue reading

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