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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Postman (Conscientious Objections, 1988, etc.) once more cuts across the grain as an important critic of our national culture, this time arguing that America has become the world's first ``totalitarian technocracy''—otherwise known as a ``Technopoly.'' Postman starts out from the long view, showing that while every human culture becomes ``tool-using,'' the use of those tools doesn't necessarily ... Read full review

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I reference this book often. I also enjoyed some of Postman's earlier books like, "The Soft Revolution". This one doesn't pack the same socialist punch, but it brings some very specific historical examples to light that are very thought-provoking. His ideas are extremely timely, as technology continues to change virtually everything around us.  

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