Saturday, September 24, 2011

 

Quotable: That Insidious Beast

The television is that insidious beast, that Medusa which freezes a billion people to stone every night, staring fixedly, that Siren which called and sang and promised so much and gave, after all, so little.

Source: Ray Bradbury as quoted in The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom by Evgeny Morozov (New York: PublicAffairs, 2011) p. 281.

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