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MarkGB 

"Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world" - Henry Kissinger

and yet...

"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences" – Robert Louis Stevenson

The media & symptoms of groupthink

“The lesson of history is that we don’t learn from history”…paraphrased from Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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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

How they pretend to care about the children

And you think we live in a ‘democracy’?