Great essay and so much more adds up the pickled brain society we live in.

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JOURNALISM, n. : these days it is reportage of the entourage of badinage, infinite in its planarity, and every bit as deep


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Excellent explanation of cause and how the Bible shows this has been dealt with in the past. I'm also seeing that this delusion is not present in people raised properly to develop into adults but in mis-raised children in adult bodies.

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Thank you for writing this. I’ve been struggling with this myself.

I would add that I think part of the problem is the inability to identify the truth. Previously credible sources are now contradicting each other on a regular basis. Even those with good critical thinking skills need a solid base from which to start.

I posted about this on my publication yesterday: “Are we bearing witness to the death of truth?”

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The media isn't just biased. The left's control of mass media is worse and older than most people realize. It is used to create a wall of lies, that grows longer, taller, and thicker every day.

It hides not just what is true, but what is good and right. It is destroying our society.

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Great job, Jim.

Confirmation Bias is a phrase not often used; but it explains how so many have been snared in the web of mass formation psychosis. If there is to be a history of the 21st century, people will wonder how a nation blessed with natural resources and a genius like Thomas Jefferson could succumb to the clearly Satanic lies being promoted by our evil society.

2 Thessalonians 2 11 - 13

11 For this reason God sends them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie 12 and so that all will be condemned who have not believed the truth but have delighted in wickedness.

13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth.

Everything is pre-ordained and it is often easy to surrender to appearances. Thank you for sharing hope.

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Great post on one of my favorite subjects. Denial, as they say, ain't just a river in Egypt.

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Despite his crass language I think the late George Carlin explained it well...

Bleeped version:

But there’s a reason. There’s a reason. There’s a reason for this, there’s a reason education SUCKS, and it’s the same reason it will never, ever, EVER be fixed.

It’s never going to get any better, don’t look for it, be happy with what you’ve got.

Because the owners, the owners of this country don't want that. I'm talking about the real owners now, the BIG owners! The Wealthy… the REAL owners! The big wealthy business interests that control things and make all the important decisions.

Forget the politicians. They are irrelevant. The politicians are put there to give you the idea that you have freedom of choice. You don't. You have no choice! You have OWNERS! They OWN YOU. They own everything. They own all the important land. They own and control the corporations. They’ve long since bought, and paid for the Senate, the Congress, the state houses, the city halls, they got the judges in their back pockets and they own all the big media companies, so they control just about all of the news and information you get to hear. They got you by the balls.

They spend billions of dollars every year lobbying, lobbying, to get what they want. Well, we know what they want. They want more for themselves and less for everybody else, but I'll tell you what they don’t want:

They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. that's against their interests.

That's right. They don’t want people who are smart enough to sit around a kitchen table and think about how badly they’re getting f&$#%d by a system that threw them overboard 30 f&@&@%$g years ago. They don’t want that!

You know what they want? They want obedient workers. Obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork. And just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shitty jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime and vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it, and now they’re coming for your Social Security money. They want your retirement money. They want it back so they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street, and you know something? They’ll get it. They’ll get it all from you sooner or later cause they own this f@&@%g place! It's a big club, and you ain’t in it! You, and I, are not in the big club.

By the way, it's the same big club they use to beat you over the head with all day long when they tell you what to believe. All day long beating you over the head with their media telling you what to believe, what to think and what to buy. The table has tilted folks. The game is rigged and nobody seems to notice. Nobody seems to care! Good honest hard-working people; white collar, blue collar it doesn’t matter what color shirt you have on. Good honest hard-working people continue, these are people of modest means, continue to elect these rich cock suckers who don’t give a f%@k about you….they don’t give a f@%k about you… they don’t give a F@&K about you.

They don’t care about you at all… at all… AT ALL. And nobody seems to notice. Nobody seems to care. that's what the owners count on. The fact that Americans will probably remain willfully ignorant of the big red, white and blue d@&k that's being jammed up their a%@$#*s everyday, because the owners of this country know the truth.

It's called the American Dream,because you have to be asleep to believe it. ~ George Carlin

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