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Everyone needs to think how They tell us to think, think only about what They say to think about, be like They say we should be, dress like They say we should, and just follow the Two Party + MSM + IC Systems' official narratives and marching orders at every juncture.
originally posted by: redletter
a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
He needs to change. As do most of us in some way or another.
originally posted by: DexterRiley
originally posted by: purplemer
a reply to: DexterRiley
I completely agree that these corporations have the right to decide what content they want to host. And, yes I respect their decision. Based on their values, goals, and business practices, they made a decision that they felt was right for their shareholders. That's part of the free market enterprise that I support.
You live in a nation where the portals of speech are owned by private companies. Now if this is the case you are advocating the control of free speach by a choosen few.
and therin lies your corporate dictatorship. This is not something I personally endorse. I think all should be allowed portals of free speech. But the world is made of all sorts.
And therein lies the rub, or the sticky wicket as some may say.
Ideally, a real "free market" should respond to a variety of capitalist forces. Supply and demand, as well as customer choice come to mind here. However, when a monopoly, or a series of cooperating monopolies, control those forces and limit choice, the free market system begins to fail. That's partly the problem here.
On the other hand, our government has demonstrated time and time again that it is rather inept at properly regulating these entities; especially businesses that are primarily Internet facing. If the US government were to attempt to control "free speech" with respect to these corporations, it would likely take a whole new government agency with a billion $ dollar yearly budget.
So, for now, I'll take the lesser of two evils and hope that the magic of unmolested capitalism will eventually prevail.
originally posted by: notsure1
Alex Jones was banned because he is a Trump supporter..
Period.. No other reason no matter what they tell us..
originally posted by: trustmeimdoctor
a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
You know I feel like they used to care about this sort of thing. I'm not sure what happened. Everything seems so polorized. It's okay if it's the other party and I just don't get that. I still see a bit of objective right and wrong. Or at least I think I do. I wish we all tried to see things that way.
originally posted by: vonclod
Don't like him, think he is a loon, making money off the gullible, but even a broken clock is right twice a day, so I would agree there are kernels of truth in his schtick.
Having said that he shouldn't be shut down(he isn't really as he hosts his own website) Youtube and FB are their own entities(maybe) so they can filter whatever material goes through them I suppose.
I don't like censorship..not really sure if this is it, as there are seemingly private companies.