Neil Postman: Fear vs. Happiness

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Philosophy

 

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October 13, 2016

 

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People hate to be afraid. As Orwell believed, what we hate has the potential to ruin us. On the other side of the spectrum, we as a global community love technological advances. The new iPod Video keeps us entertained with music and movies on-the-go, television news beats reading the newspaper any day, and going to the mall 5 minutes away? Cars are the way to go...
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As Neil Postman puts it, we have come to adore these developments that ultimately, "undo [our] capacities to think." As Huxley prophesized, what we love can potentially ruin us. Postman's assertion made back in 1985 is in vain. As we can clearly see today, modern society has managed to fulfill both prophesies; only making our world seem more corrupt than either author could have imagined...
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