[lbo-talk] American Idiocracy redux

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Sat Apr 30 19:08:44 PDT 2011

On Apr 30, 2011, at 9:41 PM, Wojtek S wrote:
> ...I just do no tbelieve that public views can be totally
> manipulated by the corporate
> media - my experience from Eastern Europe was that propaganda had
> little effect when it went against the grain of popular beliefs and
> myths...

Surely you must remember that your "Actually Existing Socialist" headfixers were green with envy of Madison Avenue--whose techniques of mass manipulation were infantile compared to those of today's media empires.

Shane Mage

"scientific discovery is basically recognition of obvious realities that self-interest or ideology have kept everybody from paying attention to"

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