“The lesson of history is that we don’t learn from history”…paraphrased from Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
It is tempting to think that the masses fall for this because we are rather ‘stupid’…or, if you prefer ‘lazy and apathetic’. Whatever adjective you use, the real problem is: we do not pay attention, and we allow others to think for us. This is manipulated by the vested interests that own and control the media - people who certainly DO pay attention.
Watch this three minute clip of Noam Chomsky being interviewed by Andrew Marr:
“I’m not saying you’re self-censoring, I’m sure you believe every word you say; but what I’m saying, is that if you believed something different, you wouldn’t be sitting there”
Noam Chomsky to Andrew Marr