TV or Democracy? You Can’t Have Both

In a brilliant chapter, “The Politics of Fear,” Gore cites brain research showing that moving images on television trigger primitive adaptive behaviors, inducing a trance-like state that “immobilizes viewers.” “It’s almost as though we have a receptor for television in our brains,” he writes. Into that receptor George W. Bush poured vials of fear.

Jack Beatty reviews Al Gore’s latest book

Goed, ik schreef daar ook al eens iets over.

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