"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up."

Arthur Koestler 

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Manufactured Consent

It is important to revisit how the “powers that be” use media to give us the illusion that we actually decide government policy. No there is no conspiracy, it is group think:  

Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an irrational or dysfunctional decision-making outcome. Group members try to minimize conflict and reach a consensus decision without critical evaluation of alternative viewpoints by actively suppressing dissenting viewpoints, and by isolating themselves from outside influences.

We accept these ideas by the media we consume. 

While two hours is a big commitment, it is worth it. The next time I post I will embed an entertainment video that continues the theme that nationalism is racism. This is what we are supposed to think. 

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