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Fri Dec 6, 2013, 03:27 PM

117. Your writing is wonderfully insightful, nails our collective situation on it's head.

 

are you published? I want to read more of your work.

I'm not familiar with who Joe Baegant was, but I'll wiki his name and get bio/publications info from there - thanks for your contribution and so coherently articulating exactly how I see it, and as you say the "impotent cassandras" have tried and keep trying to point out the obvious.

Even here, there are so many lamenting the loss of something they never had in the first place wrt to MSNBC (I'll add PBS/NPR for that matter).. the notion that if they write letters to petition their grievances that somehow that action will have the desired outcome or influence it significantly.

Another point you make that needs repeating and emphasising regarding the narrative "is crafted as much by what is left out as by what is left in, (emphasis yours). As can be likely inferred by my lack of writing skills (I've never taken a writing class) but just the same, because it is a primary principle in promoting any form of propaganda for all sorts of purposes, everything should be looked at through that lens. I think.

The bread and circus metaphor is perfect and the imagery of being caught in a hologram is scary as it is an interesting way of putting it....

again, thanks!

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