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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Students get processed: a Marshall McLuhan Deconditioning Lecture (1969)


1969 was an interesting year. I happened to have been born right after the twin fabled events of the Moon walk and the Woodstock, so the year holds a special place for me.


News, Governmental & Mainstream Media Promoted Cultural Sub-diversities Are The Tools Used To Keep The Artificial World An Ever Changing & Constantly Evolving One


"If the world is changing very rapidly you can't have a point of view. A point of view depends on fixity. It's only an illusion in an electric world. When things are moving very fast you can't have a stationary position or a target." Marshall McLuhan

 Satellites are mythical artifacts of culture that represent the Atomic Age Cold War Era origins of the modern television based, post World War Two, communications system. This system is the real Atomic Weapon of the 20th Century. The "Satellite" environment McLuhan refers to is now the digital social media saturated, smart phone enhanced, somewhat globally connected, world of today.


We Are The Artificial Intelligence Products of The Cultural Manufacturing Process

Students get processed by Marshall McLuhan - Deconditioning Lecture [1969]


"I am interested in the process of manufacturing of you. You have been manufactured by our society. You are a product."  Marshall McLuhan


"The tycoon is a role player."  Marshall McLuhan