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Reject “Comfort Media”

If you’ve heard it before it’s probably a waste of time

Mitch Horowitz
Oct 6, 2020 · 4 min read

The New Thought, that fantastic magic, goes marching on…There is, in brief, little if any truth in the belief that good wishes may be transformed into objective phenomena, that mind influences matter — and little, even, in the belief that mind influences mind. Actors and opera singers often do their worst work in the presence of absurdly friendly crowds, and their best in the presence of crowds which sit silent and unmoved.

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Mitch Horowitz

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"Treats esoteric ideas & movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness"-Washington Post | PEN Award-winning historian | Censored in China

Digital Diplomacy

Technology, digital, and innovation, at the intersection with government and foreign policy

Mitch Horowitz

Written by

"Treats esoteric ideas & movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness"-Washington Post | PEN Award-winning historian | Censored in China

Digital Diplomacy

Technology, digital, and innovation, at the intersection with government and foreign policy

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