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Internet information conspiracy (IIC)

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posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 08:13 PM
It's generally thought that the Internet is a place where information, opinions, speculation, and ideas can be freely shared.

... but where does this idea come from?

I believe that these ideas come from fools. They have brainwashed the public into believing that they can share their ideas freely on the internet. The fact is that they can only share their ideas with people who already have a propensity to believe said ideas. People who would otherwise not believe the ideas, still will not. In fact, there is a general trend for those ideas to be deleted from the Internet if they are posted somewhere where people would rather not hear it.

Core Internet Idea/Belief centers are all over the place, known mostly as forums. These forums attract people who already have a particular propensity to believe something - or to argue against it. Athiests, for example, do not generally go to religious message boards to have a discussion about religion - they go there to promote the idea that religion is illogical and absurd. Likewise, religious people do not go to nontheist forums to discuss how nontheistic beliefs could be true - they go there to spread the word of their god.

When individuals of varying beliefs get together like this and communicate on a forum of "core ideas," what happens?

For example, posting that black people have a right to live in the USA on a site like STORMFRONT (something that their core beliefs are against) will get your thread deleted, and most likely your account too.

Posting on a conservative political forum that the government just may have been involved in 9/11 will open you up to extreme ridicule and most likely have your thread deleted by the moderators. Again, the thread goes against the core beliefs of the forum.

Posting on a conspiracy forum that nano-bots caused 9/11 will open you up to ridicule, and have your thread deleted.

Posting on the Alex Jones forums that the government was in no way involved in 9/11 will have your thread and your account deleted.

How do I know this? Because I've done it and witnessed the results.

What do the above thread/account deletions have in common? They are done by private entities which are controlling the spread of ideas, opinions, and information by their own arbitrary judgment.

They are the Gods of the internet. They control the flow of information at their own judgement.

They are the controllers of free speech.

With even a small amount of observation and investigation, one will realize that the Internet is no more of a place to share ideas between people than in real life. The only thing that Internet does to facilitate ideas is to allow people of a specific mindset to get together more easily... mindsets such as the ultra-conservative, or the racist, or the child pornographer, or even the religious, conspiratorial, drug activist, terrorists, gangs, etc... and of course, this is no more "good" than it is in real life.

I say the Internet is not the bastion of freedom that people pretend it to be. I say it is a place where information, opinion, and ideas are controlled by private entities.

Private entities such as:

Web forums, their moderators, and owners, and hosts
Blogs, their authors, owners, and hosts
News sites, the government, lobby groups, and hosts

etc... etc...

This is why groups like the government, "secret organizations" and the like could care less about your ill-believed freedom of ideas that you think are allowed on the Internet.

Fact is, they can, have, and will - if need be - infiltrate any aspect of the private Internet in order to control ideas, inject confusion, promote ridicule, and create an aura of disbelief around ideas that may have once been believable.

If you want to go to the public internet, try visiting the Library of Congress.

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 08:44 PM
reply to post by logician magician

I believe you correct in your suspicions... I see what you describe and see it clearly on ATS as well.

I do believe though that the truth is out there. It is being made available to us but it is so covered over that it takes one hell of a lot of digging to get to that truth. The data on the internet is also being skewed by the MSM and their falsities that make us believe how the world is run.

After recently checking out GOJI berries, which are supposedly an Anti-Oxidant, my son and I noted that the data really shows that most AO are actually toxic or bad for you. Just goes to show that you can't believe anything they tell you is good for you. I now tend to question anything the government or one of its depts telsl me is good for my body because they have continually showed that they are not to be trusted.

I for one don't listen to someone within a thread that claims to be providing data because of his expertise in a given field, without questioning and proving for myself that this expert is trustworthy. I've found recently that most posters that claim to be some occupation have little knowledge in the field and are only there to appear to be a knowledge base, thereby spouting off various inconsistencies that seem to get past the majority of the viewers. It's getting harder now to downplay this rhetoric when board rules prevent this from happening....

IMHO of Course

posted on Mar, 30 2009 @ 01:58 PM
Your theory doesn't take this into acount: You too can own a forum or whatever you please and set up your own core ideas and moderate your webspace as you see fit. There are still plenty of domain names, so hop on the bandwagon.

posted on Mar, 30 2009 @ 03:08 PM

Originally posted by avingard
Your theory doesn't take this into acount: You too can own a forum or whatever you please and set up your own core ideas and moderate your webspace as you see fit. There are still plenty of domain names, so hop on the bandwagon.

As I've already said, I would only be another fish in the world of information moderation as I actively moderated my own site based on what I, my moderators, and my users thought or believed.

The only people who would come to and stay at my site would be people who had the propensity and disposition to entertain the ideas in the first place. With a site with zero moderation and no core ideas, then not many people would stick around.

You see, the whole idea that the Internet is a marvelous bastion of free speech and freedom is inherently flawed.

The internet is not like a dumptruck of ideas, but more like a series of tubes. A series of tubes which lead individuals to places which only reinforce their ideas, beliefs, and opinions by letting them more actively engage with other people who share them.

You tell a lie enough, and people will start to believe it. You get enough people together to share their beliefs - and those beliefs wrongly solidify into facts due to the constant reinforcement of flawed ideas.

posted on Mar, 30 2009 @ 03:10 PM
reply to post by logician magician

You forgot, "mention anything about drugs on ATS, thread closed"

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