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3. Keep them ignorant - don't educate people on how to think, "educate" them with meaningless facts and talking points, stripped of context and content. Train them to regurgitate, rather than reason.
Keep them distracted with trivial nonsense, to draw focus away from the fact that the plutocracy has the general population bent over a barrel, getting porked at both ends by the "liberals" and "conservatives".
Originally posted by Oscitate
I find it ironic that Politics today integrated and digested willingly in its pseudo bi-polarism.
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3. Keeps them ignorant.
4. Gives them a feeling of belonging to a larger purpose.
5. Keeps them distracted
Originally posted by nine-eyed-eel
I don't think it follows that (liberal values) and (conservative values) are necessarily equally true, or equally stupid, or equally maladaptive for individual and/or group survival..
everybody gets to pick their own emphases, yes?, and maybe these dupes you and your friends abominate will end up with a more adaptable and accurate/predictive worldview than you in the long run..