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A study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences links "negative" brain activity with a weakened immune system.
Did you now that 87% of our thoughts are negative? It’s not a wonder everyone dwells on negativity and one of the major reasons we have so many negative people in this world.
Children often see or hear the news many times a day through television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet. Seeing and hearing about local and world events, such as natural disasters, catastrophic events, and crime reports, may cause children to experience stress, anxiety, and fears.
Originally posted by PeaceUk
reply to post by RubyGloom
Oh I do indeed. In fact that is what I was trying to get at. It has become such a part of our society now that we've learnt to be negative, and in turn are teaching it to the next generation. Negativity is the new positivity.
He who controls the media controls the masses. Today, America's media is controlled exclusively by fewer than a dozen multinational conglomerates and their many interests. NewsCorp, AOL, Viacom, General Electric, Disney and others have formed a media oligarch that reaches into every American home and most every citizen. These few omnipresent entities hold as paramount the belief in assuring for themselves perpetual loyalty from as many of the masses as possible. Revenue and profit, corporate growth and power, executive pay and ego, these are all determined by us, the masses, and helps explain why the oligarchy has decided to invest and take an interest in all forms of media that reaches and influences us.
"The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.
We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical result of the way in which our democratic society is organized." - Edward Bernays
You're living in a dream world if you believe there's some governmental group controling USA media.
Originally posted by schrodingers dog
"But careful with words like "masses" and "manipulation". One person's manipulation is another person's sales pitch or religion. And "masses" is an inherently misleading word.