Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Defending Public Television

Over at, Bill Moyers beautifully defends the existence of public television and argues why it should continue into the future. Quite rightly Bill's sees the ethical dimension of public television:
There are people waiting to give us an hour of their life —time they never get back—provided we give them something of value in return. This makes of our mission a moral transaction. Henry Thoreau got it right: “To affect the quality of the day, is the highest of the arts.”
Well worth a read.