Book Discussion on Technopoly

Neil Postman, author of Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology published by Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, spoke on the theme of… read more

Neil Postman, author of Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology published by Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, spoke on the theme of his book which noted the dependence of Americans on technological advances for their own security. He said Americans have come to expect technological innovations to solve the larger problems of mankind, and technology itself has become a national “religion” which people take by faith to solve their problems. close

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Book Discussion on Technopoly

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New York, New York, United States
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Aug 30, 1992
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Dec 14, 2013

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  • Aug 30, 1992 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 1992 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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