Mind control is a lot simpler than you think sometimes, like getting us to watch Big Brother (tv) while having us all watch out for Big Brother (Stalin) watching us.
I love Gramsci myself, but not because he is complicated. I know the current premier of Italy is an ex-Communist and the Italian CP used to have a big mass vote, but where has Gramsci's practice come to fruition otherwise ?
>From ground zero of Fordism,
>>> <d-m-c at worldnet.att.net> 02/02 11:22 AM >>>
>I can't help but think that the powers-that-be don't want everyday people
to start thinking of themselves as stars and
>heroes, and so they censor a lot of creative, new plots.
I'd have to say that this is exactly what the power that be want: for us to think of ourselves as heroes and stars.
this whole discussion of the media is so simplistic it's is pathetic.
read some gramsci for pity's sake