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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The Truth Cannot be Sexist - Steven Pinker on the biology of sex differences

Some food for thought: I don't agree with everything Steven Pinker believes, but I do respect both his work and opinions derived from his research and from his area of expertise which is language and human consciousness. I personally do not think women are any less capable mentally than men are, both genders are clearly cable of acts of brilliant insight and intelligence and extreme levels of clearly demonstrable stupidity. There are obvious natural gender differences and roles that modern mainstream culture would seem to be trying to deny.

The Truth Cannot be Sexist - Steven Pinker on the biology of sex differences