Great post by thejumbledmind. Reading Noam Chomsky’s “Manufacturing Consent” opened my eyes to just how controlled we are. I compare it to waking up from The Matrix.

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Why have we so easily relinquished control of our society to the corporate elite?  Are we so caught up in ourselves, in our so-called “individualism”, in our sense of entitlement, in the busy-ness of our lives that we haven’t been able to see the systemic destruction of our society?  Are we so caught up in who will “survive” on Survivor or be the “lucky” person remaining in some quasi-reality show that typifies the moral decay of our culture?  Are we more concerned with with who will win the World Series, Super Bowl, or Stanley Cup, than we are who wins the presidency or who assumes control in the House or Senate, or what Justices preside in our Supreme Court?  Are we so caught up in maintaining our daily schedules that we can’t see what is happening to our world?  It is happening right before our eyes…

We have been deceived…

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