A founding father of America by the name of Benjamin Franklin (on the $100 bill as long as it lasts) said; “Believe none of what you hear and only half of what you see.” This was well before television.
Should you believe the President of the United States? Should you believe any elected officials? How about appointed officials? How about CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, PBS, NPR, Washington Post, New York Times, L. A. Times etc.? Don’t believe any of them, because they are all paid liars. The propaganda machine is so well oiled and so thoroughly ceded by the American culture, that rooting it out will be next to impossible. The only avenue that is at all viable for the dissemination of truth is the independent media.
Sadly, the government is working assiduously, along with establishment “techies” like Google, Facebook, You Tube and others, to destroy a free and uncensored internet. If that should become a fait aucompli, then woe unto the world which will slip back into a new Dark Ages where superstition and lies will dominate, and anyone who thinks outside the box will be vilified and burned at the stake (figuratively if not literally).
George Orwell, author of the dystopian novel 1984, pictured life in this kind of a world as looking up at a boot heel stomping on your face all of the time. Picture it, and if you don’t like that picture, then do something about it, and don’t be deceived that any rich and powerful people are going to help you. It will have to be at the grass roots and at the local level.
Pensamiento Peligroso writes the truth as he sees it, and if it upsets you, then it makes you think!