My thought for the day
The ability of thinking human beings to blindly embrace what they are being told without referring to evaluation and the consideration of fact, truth, and reason never cease to amaze me. It is tantamount to the rejection of rational explanation.
We would be a much better society if we took the risk of thinking for ourselves, rather than allowing ourselves to be manipulated and obstructed by the unadulterated crap served up by the media, self-serving government and self-interest groups. (John Lord)Guilty of lying to us, or just omitting to tell the truth? – » The Australian Independent Media Network
The digital advertising platforms don’t just want our data. They also want us to spend our lives online, an “addiction” created for the primary purpose of serving advertisers. Manal al-Sharif reports on the pitfalls of “digital dictatorship” in this latest of her Tech4Evil series.
Source: Captive Mood: how Big Tech manipulates your emotions to serve advertisers – Michael West Media
Trump is the puppet of darker forceshere at play (ODT)
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