The Real Nature Of The Sesame Street

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Human civilization as we know it today stands on the shoulders of a titans of human thought like Aristotle, that plow the field of our perception of the world around us. Since the beginning of the civilization we have asked ourselves the eternal questions where we are coming from and what is our purpose in this world. This pursuit for meaning has dominated the landscape, where great thinkers of the past had observed the intricacies of our brains to pave the path of human wisdom for the generations to come. As Aristotle himself said: “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”
Education is certainly the most valuable investment that a person can dedicate his/her efforts to. Parents certainly has been trying to enforce such a belief by managing the time spent on
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He analyzes the real nature of the popular TV Show Sesame Street. At the time of its inception the program was accepted positively and expectations for an educational complement were high. The fact that program was met with positive feedback even from educators themselves is confirmation or its exceptionalism: “As for educators, they generally approved of Sesame Street, too” (Postman, 422). The idea that entertainment can be educational is tempting, but most likely is deceptive. Vast majority of TV shows do not even pretend to consider the responsibility regarding kids education. Postman very well points out that in effect the show is luring the young audience into the world of television: “We know that Sesame Street encourages children to love school only if school is like Sesame Street” (Postman, 422). Unfortunately, there are more than one side effect of the show. On one hand the perception about schooling becomes twisted, because it implies to the kids false notion that school will be entertaining, Beside that false premise, keeping kids longer in front of the TV screen, prepares them to become a
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