"Can a nation preserve its history, originality, and humanity by submitting itself totally to the sovereignty of a ... http://tl.gd/9274ns
"School, to be sure, is a technology itself, but of a special kind in that, unlike most technologies, it is customa... http://tl.gd/92777l
"There is no definitive history of anything; there are only histories, human inventions which do not give us the an... http://tl.gd/927ch1
"A reading test does not invite one to ask whether or not what is written is true. Or, if it is true, what it has t... http://tl.gd/927h02
"there is no subject better suited to freeing us from the tyrant of the present than the historical study of art. P... http://tl.gd/927i3n
"our youth must be shown that nor all worthwhile things are instantly accessible and that there are levels of sensi... http://tl.gd/927jlm
I really love the ideas Postman presents in this concluding chapter of his book. It would be wonderful if we would "go back to the basics" of Semantics, Arts, and Histories (plural) but I really don't think it is likely. Unless, that is, we utilize another strategy proposed by Postman in a different book, Teaching as a Subversive Activity.