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Cal State Fullerton Ethic Questions

1/ Please read the following text reproduced from Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death (New York: Penguin, 1985. 127-128): The television commercial is the most peculiar and pervasive form of communication to issue forth from the electric plug. The move away from the use of propositions in commercial advertising began at the end of the nineteenth century. But it was not until the 1950’s that the television commercial made linguistic discourse obsolete as the basis for product decisions. By substituting images for claims, the pictorial commercial made emotional appeal, not tests of truth, the basis for consumer decisions. Which of the following is not a plagiarized version of the above? Select one: a. Television commercials have made language obselete as…