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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People Are Empty Headed Parrots Living In An Echo Chamber

Is ignorance bliss? Do you believe you are your beliefs? Do you self identify as a collection of ideas?

Converging factors... is global society on the brink of collapse source: Theoria Apophasis

History is a Bedtime Melody

I don't think society will collapse, but who knows, I do think that what we are seeing is just basic human nature. In general, we are not as smart as the stories we tell ourselves claim we are. The myths and fairytales that we take to be history are pleasant lies we use to lullaby ourselves to "sheep".