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The Big Lie!

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posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 10:20 AM
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This video exposes the truth that we are being manipulated by governments and media, many of us here already know it but I think it's helpful to people too trusting in fake news and other propaganda tools by which we are all trapped in this big lie.





posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: YouAreDreaming


Great post, makes me want to re-watch they live!



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 10:43 AM
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a reply to: YouAreDreaming

Extremely well understood by modern science:

socialsciences.mcmaster.ca...




posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 10:46 AM
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a reply to: wheresthebody

Loved that movie, so eye opening in how it draws from our dystopian society.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 10:53 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: YouAreDreaming

Extremely well understood by modern science:

socialsciences.mcmaster.ca...



Great video, loved it. Times don't really change much.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 10:58 AM
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a reply to: YouAreDreaming

Le Bon's work just floors me and also how old it is:

socialsciences.mcmaster.ca...



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 11:00 AM
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a reply to: YouAreDreaming

"I don't have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It's a depression. Everybody's out of work or scared of losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel's worth, banks are going bust, shopkeepers keep a gun under the counter. Punks are running wild in the street and there's nobody anywhere who seems to know what to do, and there's no end to it. We know the air is unfit to breathe and our food is unfit to eat, and we sit watching our TV's while some local newscaster tells us that today we had fifteen homicides and sixty-three violent crimes, as if that's the way it's supposed to be. We know things are bad - worse than bad. They're crazy. It's like everything everywhere is going crazy, so we don't go out anymore. We sit in the house, and slowly the world we are living in is getting smaller, and all we say is, 'Please, at least leave us alone in our living rooms. Let me have my toaster and my TV and my steel-belted radials and I won't say anything. Just leave us alone.' Well, I'm not gonna leave you alone. I want you to get mad! I don't want you to protest. I don't want you to riot - I don't want you to write to your congressman because I wouldn't know what to tell you to write. I don't know what to do about the depression and the inflation and the Russians and the crime in the street. All I know is that first you've got to get mad. You've got to say, 'I'm a HUMAN BEING, God damn it! My life has VALUE!' So I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get up out of your chairs. I want you to get up right now and go to the window. Open it, and stick your head out, and yell, 'I'M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!' I want you to get up right now, sit up, go to your windows, open them and stick your head out and yell - 'I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!' Things have got to change. But first, you've gotta get mad!... You've got to say, 'I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!' Then we'll figure out what to do about the depression and the inflation and the oil crisis. But first get up out of your chairs, open the window, stick your head out, and yell, and say it: "I'M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!""



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 11:02 AM
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a reply to: YouAreDreaming

"Edward George Ruddy died today!
Edward George Ruddy was the Chairman
of the Board of the Union Broad-
casting Systems -- and woe is us
if it ever falls in the hands of
the wrong people. And that's why
woe is us that Edward George Ruddy
died. Because this network is now
in the hands of CC and A the
Communications Corporation of
America. We've got a new Chairman
of the Board, a man named Frank
Hackett now sitting in Mr. Ruddy's
office on the twentieth floor. And
when the twelfth largest company in
the world controls the most awesome
goddamned propaganda force in the
whole godless world, who knows what
# will be peddled for truth on
this tube? So, listen to me!
Television is not the truth! Tele-
vision is a goddamned amusement
park, that's what television is!
Television is a circus, a carnival,
a travelling troupe of acrobats and
story-tellers, singers and dancers,
jugglers, side-show freaks, lion-
tamers and football players. We're
in the boredom-killing business!
If you want truth, go to God, go
to your guru, go to yourself because
that's the only place you'll ever
find any real truth! But, man,
you're never going to get any truth
from us. We'll tell you anything
you want to hear. We lie like hell!
We'll tell you Kojack always gets
the killer, and nobody ever gets
cancer in Archie Bunker's house.
And no matter how much trouble the
hero is in, don't worry: just look
at your watch -- at the end of the
hour, he's going to win. We'll
tell you any # you want to hear!

We deal in illusion, man! None of
it's true! But you people sit there
-- all of you -- day after day, night
after night, all ages, colors, creeds
-- we're all you know. You're
beginning to believe this illusion
we're spinning here. You're be-
ginning to think the tube is reality
and your own lives are unreal. You
do whatever the tube tells you. You
dress like the tube, you eat like
the tube, you raise your children
like the tube, you think like the
tube. This is mass madness, you
maniacs! In God's name, you people
are the real thing! We're the illu-
sions! So turn off this goddam
set! Turn it off right now! Turn
it off and leave it off. Turn it
off right now, right in the middle
of this very sentence I'm speaking
now --"



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 11:03 AM
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a reply to: YouAreDreaming

What is the clay-mation clip?



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 11:22 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: YouAreDreaming

What is the clay-mation clip?


The claymation clip is Plato's allegory of the cave which is more of a philosophical idea but shows even in his day that the idea of people being imprisoned by a false reality was worth discussing. Today, the control of weaponized information is how the ruling class maintains it's grip on the masses. This problem of control is systemic spanning millenniums, same objective control others for personal gain just different results. All end in people not living freely or with a sense of personal sovereignty.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 11:50 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: YouAreDreaming

Le Bon's work just floors me and also how old it is:

socialsciences.mcmaster.ca...


Another great share, amazing how people go into such great depth to illicit control.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 12:03 PM
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There's big money in information, manipulation and control. It's called capitalism, commercialism and the free market.

Do you honestly think this type of agenda has the American working mans' best interest in mind?

theconversation.com...
edit on 17-7-2018 by olaru12 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 12:08 PM
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a reply to: YouAreDreaming

This is a great topic.

But Edward Bernays and the Elitists are wrong when they call the masses stupid. It is not stupidity that causes the masses to follow like sheep but an inherently naive trust we place in others.

The propaganda works because it touches on both the Narcissistic side and Emotional side. Mankind has a covetous nature and desire to be perceived as better than someone else. But for most of us we accept that climing the pyramid is something done ethically through hard work. And for the middle-class that is mostly correct.

Most people are decent human beings with a mixture of Narcissism and Empathy. Most people believe that others are like them.

What the sheep fail to see is most people on top of the pyrimad are inhumane. Those at the top are the most Narcissistic, Sociopathic and even Psychotic.

The people at the top have no empathy towards the common man. They think that wealth equals intelligence and promote themselves to philosophers. Once they promote themselves to philosophical genius they take on God-Like characteristics that bring out the most extreme form of Narcissism (Eugenics).

The sheep simply cannot fathom the greed and narcissistic tendencies of those who rise to the top. When you try to point out the conspiracy of wealth most people will shun you as being a conspiracy theorist rather than face reality. Not because they are stupid, rather the level of Narcissism in the Elitist is simply unfathomable to the masses.

Someday the masses will wake up and accept the reality of inhumane humans. They will ensure that mankind learns about such characteristics and how to avoid being lead into the traps set by these Elitists that fancy themselves as Gods among men.

Then maybe we can get back to using our purchasing power to buy quality goods manufactured to be the best. Instead of inferior goods with Logos that only appease our Egos.

Mankind needs to be lead to think, not how to think.


edit on 17-7-2018 by Isurrender73 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 12:13 PM
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originally posted by: olaru12
There's big money in information, manipulation and control. It's called capitalism, commercialism and the free market.

Do you honestly think this type of agenda has the American working mans' best interest in mind?

theconversation.com...


Even money is a big lie, as all value in currency has been stripped in favor of fiat paper and debt. The real money is in actual tangible resources like land which ironically enough is not often owned by the people. Money these days is about as honest and genuine as a paper-machete brick of gold.

One of the most effective tools of control is the illusion of money and all the promises it brings with it.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 12:14 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Network, Sidney Lumet, 1976. 42 years old and still very much relevant.

Here's the clip for the thread... S&F!




edit on 17-7-2018 by Lumenari because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 12:15 PM
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originally posted by: Isurrender73
a reply to: YouAreDreaming

Mankind needs to be lead to think, not how to think.



Exactly, and we certainly are not that stupid but if we aren't exposed to real honest information it can be very difficult to get out of the manipulations and hooks that are in those ideas. We are better if we learn to think, question and support each other in our common goals for truth, freedom and individuality.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 12:48 PM
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originally posted by: Lumenari
a reply to: dfnj2015

Network, Sidney Lumet, 1976. 42 years old and still very much relevant.

Here's the clip for the thread... S&F!





That video is still as relevant today as it was back in 1976. Love it!




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