Book Recommendations in the Age of President Donald J. Trump

amusing

Amusing Ourselves to Death is a prophetic look at what happens when politics, journalism, education, and even religion become subject to the demands of entertainment”

  • When politics become tribal
  • When truth becomes an alternative fact.
  • When bigotry becomes a national security
  • When serious and complex geopolitics are reduced to tweets
  • When what matters is “Me” and “Me Alone”

How do we get here? What went wrong?

The answer can be found in a book called Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman. Here is the author’s son on how the author predicted our current situation.