This Is How Your Fear and Outrage Are Being Sold for Profit
Tobias Rose-Stockwell

All media is basically a billboard for advertisers. How did we evolve into a system where professional liars (ie advertisers) are allowed to manipulate you with lies and emotion based “information” with no system for rebuttal? When Exxon/Mobil puts out PR propaganda claiming to be great stewards of the environment, where’s the mechanism for countering those lies? I immunize myself against the mind hijackers by minimizing news and social media. I hit the mute button when commercials come on. When I want information on a particular subject I seek a wide range of outlets especially foreign based like Reuters, Der Speigel and BBC.

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