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Unformatted text preview: nonetheless live…whatever we believe to be a true picture, we treat as if it were the environment itself. It is harder to to remember that about the beliefs upon which we are now acting, but in respect to other ages we flatter ourselves that we see when they were in deadly earnest about ludicrous pictures of the world.” Lippmann 4 In sum, what does Miller believe are our “ludicrous pictures of the world”? Given your reading of the Postman excerpt, does it seem accidental that Miller is describing a TV gameshow? If so, why? If not, why not? This exercise, as well as others for this class, should be written cogently and concisely: you should think a lot before you write. Assignments should be either printed from a computer file and be 12 font, double spaced, and no more than 4 pages. If you choose to handwrite assignments, they must be easily readable. 1 Each of us may agree or disagree with his views, but I’m interested in identifying what he seems to believe....
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course LIGN 176 taught by Professor Ackerman during the Fall '09 term at UCSD.
- Fall '09