We will read and debate some of Postman's most provocative work, and try to understand his central argument about why the school system fails. It is in short: that we need new gods.

Gods That Fail

None at Living Room

Wed, Jun 27 at 7:30 p.m.   |   90 minutes


Neil Postman wrote on a wide range of topics during his lifetime, and was widely considered one of America's great prophets. In this class Lev Moscow will lead a discussion on Postman's theory of education. We will read and debate some of Postman's most provocative work, and try to understand his central argument about why the school system fails. It is in short: that we need new gods.

Teacher: Lev Moscow
Venue: Living Room
Add to Calendar June 27, 20187:30 p.m. June 27, 2018 America/New_York Think Olio | Gods That Fail We will read and debate some of Postman's most provocative work, and try to understand his central argument about why the school system fails. It is in short: that we need new gods. None

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