Science and Technology

  • by Neil Postman, Jane Metcalfe, Howard Rheingold, more
  • 2 hrs and 0 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Technology has a powerful capacity to affect the way we perceive the world and how it works. The authors and scientists in these interviews share their thoughts on computer-assisted communications technologies and the increasing capability of scientific technology to affect the world for good or ill. They also discuss the influence of cyberspace, virtual reality, and intelligent design. The interviewees include Neil Postman, Jane Metcalfe, Howard Rheingold, Mark Slouka, Andrew Kimbrell, Doug Groothius, Dean Kenyon, Philip Johnson, and Michael Behe.


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Bonus Intelligent Design BS.

An embarrassment to Postman's memory and insult to Rheingold. Even at $1 it's a ripoff.

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- S. Betz

stealth propaganda for intelligent design!

I have been caught by surprise, as some of the participants in this program are reputable people (e.g. Neil Postman, Howard Rheingold) but the last part of it is a piece of not-so-subtle propaganda for intelligent design, with a bunch of advocates of this pseudo-scientific mumbo-jumbo posing as victims of the scientific establishment, just as Galileo was a victim of the Inquisition : this is a bit hard to swallow, considering that these people are closer in their orientation to the religious obscurantists who condemned Galileo than to Galileo himself.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-17-1999
  • Publisher: Mars Hill Audio