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Neil Postman
Writing on the Web


Neil Postman, who was chair of the Department of Culture and Communications at New York University, wrote important books on education (including Teaching as a Conserving Activity and The Disappearance of Childhood), on the effect of media (Amusing Ourselves to Death), and on the overall effects of technology (Technopoly).

Postman has the following works on the web:

  • My Graduation Speech: In the speech that he would like to give at a graduation, Neil Postman urges graduating students to be Athenians, not Visigoths.

Other Resources:

  • Technopoly Topics: a page where you can enter comments on Postman’s book Technopoly. size 3K.

If you know of any other writing on the web by Neil Postman, please let us know: send e-mail to: webpages@preservenet.com.