The Pinterest Generation: Admirable or Obsessive?

Nearly every college student is familiar with the famous essay “Amusing Ourselves to Death,” by Neil Postman where he outlines how society (in the 1980s) was becoming too focused on electronic devices, various forms of entertainment, and partying it up with friends. I hate to say it, but when it comes to ‘amusing ourselves to death’ we’re doing a much better job today than we were 30 years ago. One example of that would be the new and addictive fixation on the social media website Pinterest.

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