A Proper Gander At Propaganda

Truth Transcends Community

"Propaganda in the United States is spread by both government and media entities. Propaganda is information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to influence opinions. It's used in advertising, radio, newspaper, posters, books, television, and other media."  -  Propaganda in the United States - Wikipedia

"A man without a government is like a fish without a bicycle.” Alvaro Koplovich

"The rise of modern print culture The printing press and the relatively wide availability of printed materials further undermine the importance of the 'local community' in ... Feudal societies based on face-to-face loyalties and oral oaths begin to give way to nation-states and to nationalism based on a shared printed language." Marshall McLuhan: Theoretical elaborations

"The printing press gave rise to nationalism and nation states while the Internet is helping to create a world community."  Understanding New Media: Extending Marshall McLuhan

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Government Controlled Bell Labs: Engineered "The Future"

 

A Look at An Electronic Governmental Monopoly

 

Innovations at New Jersey's Bell Labs included those that paved the way for satellites and cell phones. Jon Gertner, author of "The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation," sat down with NJToday Managing Editor Mike Schneider (@MikeSchneiderNJTV) to discuss the company's past and why it closed.

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