fix articles 72571, amusing ourselves
I consume, theerefore I am (tags)
People who, according to Erich Fromm, are afraid of freedom, who, suffer from "mental constipation" according to Wilhelm Reich, With consumer freedom, the long tradition of Enlightenment thinking is simply erased:
VIDEO: Neil Postman on "Technopoly," 58 min (tags)
If you don't teach history, learning may become a consumer product. What we think we know is a product and will change in the future. Learning is an historical process. Anything we know will be modified. There's psychology in what is seen first and second or not at all.
A Nation of Morons (tags)
Big Lies Launch Wars (tags)
Beating Up on Iran (tags)
Holiday Season Hypocrisy (tags)
Consumerism corrupts the holiday season.
FCC Proposes Greater Media Consolidation (tags)
FCC proposal will harm independent journalism
The 5:32 AM Train to Washington, D.C. (tags)
A lot has changed since 9/11, mostly all for the worse. When I took the commuter train from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., on the morning of Aug. 7, 2007, “Big Brother” knew I was on it, since an ID is needed to buy a ticket. When I got to D.C., “Big Brother’s’” cameras watched me get on and off the Metrorail. When I tried to videotape a demonstration at the DOE, a security guard threatened to confiscate my camcorder and to put me “in handcuffs!”