Here's a heads up article ...that is as comprehensive as an Essay;
THOSE WHO DON’T BUILD MUST BURN
Posted on 20th September 2010 by JimQ -----> in Economy |Politics |Social Issues
for your own well being, read this ...the information revolves around
a certain book :
Ray Bradbury wrote his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 in 1950.
Most kids were required to read this book when they were seventeen years old.
Having just re-read the novel at the age of forty-seven makes you realize how
little you knew at seventeen. It is 165 pages of keen insights into today’s
American society. Bradbury’s hedonistic dark future has come to pass.
His worst fears have been realized. The American public has willingly chosen
to be distracted and entertained by electronic gadgets 24 hours per day. [...]
It was a warning about TV and radio turning the minds of Americans to mush.
It is now sixty years later and his warning went unheeded.
A self imposed ignorance by a vast swath of Americans [...]
i read Fahrenheit 451
, up at my GrandMa's house, Jerome my step father
had a extensive personal library, and on weekends i would devour titles
that perked my interest for at least the early 6 hours on both Sat & Sun's
In my experience...the 'required reading' requirement
was for the college bound kids...
not particularly for the kids headed for Trades,
which was the printing industry trade for myself
has a music theme accompanying the article, song by the talking heads
so adjust your audio before hand
shall i say enjoy?
because here we are, on a ATS forum that dialogues between members & visiting readers,
is this the last strand of lifeboat rope before we too fall into the dark sea of
digital immersion in full sprectrum entertainment.?
recall the Obama 'Hope'red & blue graphic ?...a haunting icon
that wryly parallels Orwell's "1984"....was that an insiders joke?
or are we too oblivious of the situation at hand?
edit on 1-10-2010 by St Udio because: (no reason given)