By Robert Rose-Coutre

ISBN-10: 0997325003

ISBN-13: 9780997325003

“Robert Rose-Coutré is attracted to what tv has performed to human society and the human mind because it grew to become omnipresent in our lives within the mid-20th century. His ebook name of the lively brain summarizes what he has realized from years of learning study into this attention-grabbing subject. instead of being a scientist, he’s a technology popularizer. His target is to make all that learn obtainable to the common reader.

He reviews that a lot of what's improper with modern society may be traced to the mind-deadening results of television. He tells us that during the 1st 24 years of lifestyles, humans spend greater than 25,000 hours passively gazing tv. Passive staring at replaces energetic dwelling. That ends up in mental and actual harm.

He sketches a frightening situation, yet it’s no longer totally bleak. Two-thirds of this 250-page e-book disguise feedback for reversing these developments, and, sure, they do contain turning off the television.

Rose-Coutré encompasses a 10-page bibliography and huge endnotes so you might keep on with up on his study which will. … it may possibly give you the data you must again up whatever your intelligence has already been telling you.”

—Mensa Bulletin, September 2016

Show description

Read Online or Download Call of the Active Mind PDF

Best popular culture books

Download PDF by Alison Young: Judging the Image: Art, Value, Law (Transformations)

Artwork, worth, legislation - the hyperlinks among those 3 phrases mark a background of fight within the cultural scene. stories of latest tradition have hence more and more became to the picture as vital to the construction of legitimacy, aesthetics and order. Judging the picture extends the cultural flip in felony and criminological stories via interrogating our responses to the picture.

Sundari Prasad's Idioglossia PDF

Idioglossia refers to an idiosyncratic language, one invented and spoken by means of just one or a really few humans. Sundari Prasad's "Idioglossia" combines her paintings "Pure: Memoirs of intercourse, Abuse and dependancy" and "The Lilitu: the easiest of Sundari Prasad" into one quantity. natural: Memoirs of intercourse, Abuse and dependancy takes a glance on the subject matters of intercourse, actual and psychological Abuse, and diverse addictions and places them in a truth type layout- leaving it as much as the reader no matter if to figure out in the event that they are truth or works of wonderful fiction.

Maria Lindgren Leavenworth,Malin Isaksson's Fanged Fan Fiction: Variations on Twilight, True Blood and PDF

Twilight, real Blood and The Vampire Diaries have sparked severe fan job and generated a wide volume of fan fiction: tales which try the bounds of an already present fictional paintings and discover gaps and discrepancies inside it. operating from the concept texts represent documents, elevated and changed via each one addition, shut readings of a range of fanfics illustrate specific transformative practices within the on-line surroundings.

Shirl James Hoffman's Good Game: Christianity and the Culture of Sports PDF

In recent times the us has visible an inflow of Christian athletes and coaches into big-time activities, in addition to a heightened value put on activities in church courses and at Christian faculties and schools. although, as Shirl Hoffman reviews, a Christian imaginative and prescient of activity continues to be simply superficial—replete with prayers ahead of loose throws and praises after touchdowns yet delivering little, if any, replacement imaginative and prescient from the secular activities tradition.

Additional resources for Call of the Active Mind

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Call of the Active Mind by Robert Rose-Coutre


by Robert
4.0

Download e-book for iPad: Call of the Active Mind by Robert Rose-Coutre
Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 24 votes