None of the Google Books links work for me, though. They just link to the same front-page of a book cover and some blurbs. Maybe old-fashioned citations are necessary. Certainly not including the right to pee during work.
Only a small percentage of readers are interested in the truth. Most want their biases or brainwashing vindicated.
They want to read what they already believe. It is comforting, reassuring. When their ignorance is confronted, they become angry. The way to be successful as a writer is to pick a group and give them what they want.
There is always a market for romance novels and for histories that uphold a country's myths. The single rule for success is to confine truth to what the readership group you serve believes. They are made stupid by education. The prominent figures in our contemporary Washington press corps regard themselves as government functionaries, enabling and codependent.
Lapham "To maintain power and control over the masses, you deny them education, you deny them information, and you deny them the truth. Shortly, the public will be unable to reason or think for themselves.
They'll only be able to parrot the information they've been given on the previous night's news. The future under Google is a fascist dystopia, their way or the highway, no room for dissidents, no room for free speech.
Google is a boot stomping on your face for eternity. Google is the deep state. Forget about conventional wars, forget about spies, forget about intelligence agencies, forget about all of that. It's all about the internet and Google running the internet.
They decide how you feel, what you think, what information you can and can't look at, and ultimately who does and doesn't have a voice. If you read the newspaper, you're misinformed. Instead, news channels prefer to feed Americans a constant stream of simplified information, all of which fits what they already know.
That way they don't have to devote more air time or newsprint space to explanations or further investigations. Politicians and the media have conspired to infantilize, to dumb down, the American public.
At heart, politicians don't believe that Americans can handle complex truths, and the news media, especially television news, basically agrees.
It is thus extremely difficult, and indeed in most cases quite impossible, for the individual citizen to come to objective conclusions and to make intelligent use of his political rights. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.The three most liberal colleges in the United States, according to the Princeton Review in , are Sarah Lawrence College, Bennington College, and Marlboro College.
These schools offer a variety of undergraduate liberal arts degree programs as well as a few options in the sciences. The Liberal despises the United States because it is the premier protector and promoter of individualism in the world.
In the mind of a Liberal, all institutions and concerns schools, environment, courts, etc. - serve no relevant purpose other than the promotion of . In the United States today, modern examples of this age-old tension include the controversy surrounding the Patriot Act in the years following 9/11 and the recent debates concerning the legitimacy of the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance techniques.
AFAM Intro to African American Studies This course provides an overview of African American history and culture.
Topics include major events, persons, and issues spanning the period from the African heritage to contemporary times.
(Hardly any true-blooded American liberal would readily admit that the temporary military dictatorships of Franco and Pinochet were preferable to a red takeover.) “Progress” is written large in America.
Ever since its independence, the United States has seen a great deal of progress. International Socialist Review Issue 31, September–October The making of a new left.
The rise and fall of SDS. GEOFF BAILEY looks at the role of Students for a Democratic Society in the mass radicalization of the s.