Sunday Citation

“When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby talk, when, in short, a people become an audience and their public business a vaudeville act, then a nation finds itself at risk; culture-death is a clear possibility.” – Neil Postman in Amusing Ourselves to Death

“No people can be both ignorant and free.” – Thomas Jefferson

-Quotations from Morris Berman’s The Twilight of American Culture (2000)

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