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The postman

David Brin

The postman

by David Brin

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Published by Bantam Books in New York, Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Brin.
The Physical Object
Pagination321 p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22471441M
ISBN 100553278746

Summary Foreword. Postman begins by recalling how the year brought no collapse of "liberal democracy," despite the warning perpetuated by George Orwell's novel (xix). However, he then reminds us how Aldous Huxley had suggested an utterly distinct type of dystopia from Orwell's. Where Orwell warned that an "externally imposed oppression" was Author: Neil Postman. Postman has emerged in recent years as one of America's most eloquent and outspoken critics of technology and in this book he elaborates on themes that will be familiar to readers of his earlier books, most notably Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (). Here Postman contends that "the uncontrolled growth of technology destroys the vital .

The Postman, like David Brin’s other science-fiction novels, explores the society that is created by the interactions of its characters, rather than merely the effects of technology on those. Postman Collection Overview. To make integrating with the FreshBooks API easier we've made a Postman collection that you can populate with your own .

  Please, Mister Postman is the sequel, covering Johnson's life from the start of his first marriage, a to its end in his mids. These are the years during which he left the slums of west. Overall, this is a very convincing argument, and, as usual, Postman makes it most eloquently. At one point in the book, he acknowledges a debt of gratitude to George Orwell, one of his intellectual heroes. This seems fitting, I think, since Postman writes much the way Orwell did. The prose is clear, informal, and strikingly persuasive.


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