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The Dumbest Generation

by Mark Bauerlein

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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24266483M
ISBN 109781436221733, 9781440636899, 9781436221764

  Chapter 2 of The Dumbest Generation, entitled ” The New Bibliophobes” looks critically in to our generation’s (anyone under 30) view on books and their place in the ing to Bauerlein, the youth of today feel that books are basically a thing of the past. They feel that new technologies, such as the internet or EBooks, have swept the new age, and .   Any person born between the 's and today is considered 'The Dumbest Generation' as stated by Mark Bauerlein in his book The Dumbest Generation. It seems Bauerlein is not the only person that.

The Dumbest Generation Summary Words | 4 Pages. The book titled “The Dumbest Generation” published in , written by Mark Bauerlein, who is a “professor of English at Emory University and director of research and analysis at the National Endowment of Arts.” (back cover) The general thesis of this book is “How the digital age stupefies young Americans and .   Brokaw on Millennials: Dumbest Generation I n light of what he calls “Campus Crybabies”–college students mourning Clinton’s loss–legendary news anchor, journalist and best-selling author Tom Brokaw announced today that he has signed a multimillion dollar deal with Random House Books.

  Ten years after the publishing of “The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future,” a best-seller by then-Emory professor Mark Bauerlein, evidence suggests we are only getting stupider. Bauerlein discussed with me where America stands on the one-decade anniversary of his book.   There's this book called "The Dumbest Generation" about how people today between the age of about 15 to 24 are being taken over by facebook and cell phones and things like that. We don't spend any time reading and when we're at school all we want to do is go home to check our said that teenagers today know more about celebrities and gossip than .


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The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future is a startling examination of the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its impact on American culture and by: The Dumbest GenerationHow the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future, or Don’t Trust Anyone Under 30 Mark Bauerlein Tarcher/Penguin: pp., $   The Dumbest Generation book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This shocking, lively exposure of the intellectual vacuity /5. The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future is a startling examination of the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its impact on American culture and democracy/5().

In The Dumbest Generation book Bauerlein’s book The Dumbest Generation, Bauerlein says that our future is in jeopardy. He is saying that there is no hope for this generation. I think that idea is stupid and believe that my generation will do just fine in the future.

Another difference I have with Mark Bauerlein is the generation issue. THE DUMBEST GENERATION—HOW THE DIGITAL AGE STUPEFIES YOUNG AMERICANS AND JEOPARDIZES OUR FUTURE by Mark Bauerlein and published by Jeremy P.

Tarcher/Penguin, New York,ISBN Having worked professionally for about 40 years, I appreciate the effectiveness and efficiency of the internet, cell phone, and.

with the Dumbest Generation its breakdown is under way, and with it the vitality of democracy in the United States.” (p. ) Bauerlein’s arguments in his book definitely merit value and analysis.

His tough-minded approach toward the changes that mentors, and the education system, must implement is definite-ly appropriate, and long Size: KB.

The Dumbest Generation is a startling examination of the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its consequences for American culture and grounded in research, in the front half of the book.

Particularly interesting is the change in reading habits of teens through college students and the implications on education. Read 3/5(12). The Dumbest Generation is a dire report on the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its impact on American democracy and culture.

For decades, concern has been brewing about the dumbed-down popular culture available to young people and the impact it has on their futures.

The Dumbest Generation is a book that is painful to read, but which Americans dare not ignore. The book’s title reflects the confrontational character of its findings: Mark Bauerlein addresses a.

Was The Dumbest Generation worth the listening time. It would have been just as boring to read the book as listening to it (my best guess). Any additional comments. The author made a couple of good points, but the data presented seems bias. At the close of his book, Bauerlein argues, “‘The Dumbest Generation’ will cease being dumb only when it regards adolescence as an inferior realm of petty strivings and adulthood as a realm.

Personal Finance & Wealth Creation. My name is Martin and I am a born an bred Aussie guy who loves personal finance, blogging and helping others. Bauerlein's sensationally titled book,The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30), challenges the conventional wisdom about "e-literacy" and the (supposedly) beneficial effects of digital culture.

Along the way, Bauerlein tosses off worthy aperçus about the. Mark Weightman Bauerlein (born ) is an English professor at Emory University and senior editor of First Things journal. He serves, in addition, as a visitor of Ralston College, a start-up liberal arts college in Savannah.

1 Early life and education. 4 Personal life. 5 List of works. 8 External links. Early life and mater: University of California, Los Angeles. The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future is a startling examination of the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its impact on American culture and democracy/5(13).

The Dumbest Generation Quotes Showing of 3 “For education to happen, people must encounter worthwhile things outside their sphere of interest and brainpower.” ― Mark Bauerlein, The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young. The Dumbest Generation by Michael Graham. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it.

The Dumbest Generation How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30) (Book): Bauerlein, Mark: This shocking, lively exposure of the intellectual vacuity of todayas under thirty set reveals the disturbing and, ultimately, incontrovertible truth: cyberculture is turning us into a nation of know-nothings.

In his provocative new book "The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)," the.

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Tarcher $ (p) ISBN   And the wonderfully insightful and provocative book that occasions this program is titled — in full – The Dumbest Generation – How the .