Technopoly

  • by Neil Postman
  • Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach
  • 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, Postman chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it. According to Postman, technology is rapidly gaining sovereignty over social institutions and national life to become self-justifying, self-perpetuating, and omnipresent. He warns that this will have radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, religion, family, education, privacy, intelligence, and truth, as they are redefined to fit the requirements of the technological thought-world.

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You have to read/hear this (and Oliver James' The Selfish Capitalist Origins of Affluenza) to properly understand (and be able to articulate) what it is about our modern world that is making us so ignorant, controllable, and unhappy.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-09-2012
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.