Neil Postman Quote

The spectacle we find in true religions has as its purpose enchantment, not entertainment. The distinction is critical. By endowing things with magic, enchantment is a means through which we may gain access to sacredness. Entertainment is the means through which we distance ourselves from it.


Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (ed. Penguin, 2005) - ISBN: 9781101042625

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The spectacle we find in true religions has as its purpose enchantment, not entertainment. The distinction is critical. By endowing things with...

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The spectacle we find in true religions has as its purpose enchantment, not entertainment. The distinction is critical. By endowing things with...

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The spectacle we find in true religions has as its purpose enchantment, not entertainment. The distinction is critical. By endowing things with...

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The spectacle we find in true religions has as its purpose enchantment, not entertainment. The distinction is critical. By endowing things with...