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
People in this video
Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
Neil Postman Professor New York University->Culture and Communication
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
Life and Career of Sidney Topol
The guest discusses how satellite technology helped spur the growth of the cable television industry. The interview is part of a…
The Boy Genius and the Mogul
Daniel Stashower talked about his biography of Philo Farnsworth, The Boy Genius and the Mogul: The Untold Story of…
In Depth with George Will
Mr. Will talked about his life and his writing and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. He…
The New Leviathan
David Horowitz argues that the Left has used their finances to promote a progressive agenda that has transformed the…
User Created Clips from This Video