Unformatted text preview: In the second, the artist is using transcendentalist ideas to illustrate how news and television has caused people to be irrational. Essentially, people work their whole lives to have access to luxuries like TV and cable, but end up with little opportunity to think for themselves. They are awarded two choices: to react to what they are seeing, or to over react to what they are seeing. Thoreau would suggest people step away from the cable news shows and the facebook and do some independent thinking for themselves about how to make their individual lives better....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course WRT 2009 taught by Professor Cullen during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State.
- Fall '09
- Walden, Thoreau