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How can the government reach us...

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posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 01:26 PM
...if no one watches the news? It would be better that way when the government loses its pinch on us. Less control on us then, huh? But these brainwashed types religiously watch the news. What exactly keeps people glued to the news? Anyone know?

posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 01:31 PM

Originally posted by TormentationsWhat exactly keeps people glued to the news? Anyone know?

"What you are planning to have for dinner could kill you. Tune in at 11 for more."

posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 01:33 PM
Some of the greatest lies in history contained a kernel of truth. The point is in the spin.

The play is scripted, and the actors doing their roles. Why would you watch a new actor do macbeth? To see the new interpretation. Therein lies the greater truth. The see how they present it gives us an understanding into their psyche.

Dis information is important in what it doesn't say. When they tell you what to believe you know what to question.

The box is the modern coliseum, but even the coliseum showed the policies of the leaders. This is the one thing they can't control.

posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 01:39 PM
reply to post by Tormentations

What exactly keeps people glued to the news? Anyone know?

I know this isn't the case for everyone, but when it comes to my family (the older ones, especially), they watch the news so they can find something to complain about and talk about how bad the world is getting and how they've "never seen the beat" and how people are so corrupt and blah, blah, blah. I have a VERY pessimistic family and the news just gives them a reason to whine.

I never watch the news. I call it "depression tv."

posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 02:21 PM
Surely the government can reach us through more than the news! Haven't you ever received a recorded message on the phone of some political candidate? How about those big signs they stick in the ground outside your house, or on the off-ramps and other traffic choke points?

Currently, these are all used to campaign for an election, but they could be altered very fast if the news went unwatched.

""What you are planning to have for dinner could kill you. Tune in at 11 for more.""
That is exactly why people are glued to their sets, and why so many have had late-night dinners.

Also, the news delivers what the brainwashed want most: Celebrities. I try to watch the news, but whenever a story about "(Celebrity#1) will divorce (Celebrity#2)" I just have to turn it off. Why should I care if two people who I do not know at all are getting a divorce? The brainwashed, however, see it as big juicy gossip, and stick to their TVs like a person dangling from a cliff clings to the edge.

posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 04:30 PM
I stopped watching the news long before i starteed working, its just not worth watching anymore when they dont cover certain stories or hide the truth in some way.

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