In response to:
National Review Online — December 6, 2011
“Video gaming is just a new form of literacy.”
“Reality shows . . . challenge our emotional intelligence.”
“Who cares if Johnny can’t read? The value of books is overstated.”
These are some of the nostrums of our digital age—a.k.a., Idiotville.
Fortunately Dan Flynn is here to counter these claims, and remind us of a time—not so long ago—when the everyman aspired to high culture and intellectuals descended from the ivory tower to speak to the everyman.
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