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In the Absence of the Sacred

by Jerry Mander

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Published by Peter Smith Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8244850M
    ISBN 100844669512
    ISBN 109780844669519
    OCLC/WorldCa228400132

      In the Absence of God sets out to recover the elemental experience of the sacred in everyday life. By appreciating emotions like wonder, gratitude, anxiety, joy, grief, reverence, compassion, outrage, hope and humility we may once again find ourselves in the presence of an unknowable but all present :   At under pages, Sacred Time is a fairly quick read, but make sure to have some cannelloni or calzones on hand before you start, because it will be as hard to resist your cravings for the traditional Italian fare that appears throughout as it will be impossible to put the book down before reading the last, triumphant sentence/5(5).

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In his critically acclaimed Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television, author and social critic Jerry Mander proclaimed that television, by its fundamental nature, is dangerous—to personal health and sanity, to the environment, and to the democratic In the Absence of the Sacred, he goes beyond television to critique our technological society as a by: At 25 years old, "In the Absence of the Sacred" is more relevant than ever.

Mander speaks for peace, justice, nature, love, health, the long-term survival of humanity, and a critical It takes courage to read books like this, books that crash through our common assumptions about the world and allow us to see society from a critical perspective/5.

In the Absence of the Sacred takes this argument a step further by examining our relationship to technology as a whole. Mander takes issue with the widespread notion that technology is neutral and that only people determine whether its effects are good or bad.

"This idea would be merely preposterous if it were not so widely accepted, and so. The one book that resulted links these two concerns. The first two parts of In the Absence of the Sacred are a skeptical critique of new technologies.

The titles of the sections tell it all: “Questions We Should Have Asked About Technol­ogies” and “The Inevitable Direction of Megatechnology.”. At 25 years old, "In the Absence of the Sacred" is more relevant than ever. Mander speaks for peace, justice, nature, love, health, the long-term survival of humanity, and a critical deliberation of values, all of which have been silenced in the name of profit and technological progress/5.

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On this count, readers will likely be in agreement with Mander. Anything that seeks to recentralize the spirit and the earth is a positive step toward healing humanity and the planet from years of western civilization. A heartfelt plea to rethink the industrial world's alleged headlong rush to oblivion through its mad pursuit of technology.

Mander, who conducts ad campaigns for nonprofit groups, expands greatly here on ideas he discussed in Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television (). Through clever manipulation of product images and relentless promotion of best-case scenarios.

Full text of "In the Absence of the Sacred - Jerry (PDFy mirror)" See other formats. Absence Of The Sacred Septem Mr. Michael Stracynzski (Creator of Babylon 5 and Sense8) wrote to us regarding the Introductory Speech used in our song "Elements of Reprisal", which was lifted from Babylon ers: 2K.

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Editor’s note: I can’t recommend enough Jerry Mander’s book, In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations.

Mander took 10 years to write this book, and a lot longer thinking about it. it is a tremendously refreshing and challenging critical analysis of the impact of technology upon.

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Jerry Mander Elmwood Institute Jerry Mander is the author of Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television and is a Senior Fellow at the country's only nonprofit ad agency, Public Media Center in San Francisco.