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A Reminder of the Power of Propaganda

January 6, 2021 (No further comment.)

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Honestly, Do You Believe You Know the Difference?

Propaganda Everybody has an opinion: that’s a fact. But is that opinion based on fact or propaganda? In times of war, or even ‘Special Military Operations’, the people need to be behind their leaders or else it will all fail … Continue reading

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War Is Hell, for Everyone Involved

An Army Marches on Its Stomach Admittedly, this quote has been floating around my mental space for a week, now. It was prompted by the idea that Putin wanted to ‘conquer’ Ukraine as quickly as possible. Having a 61 km … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want To Seem Like a Cassandra*, But…

War with Russia? To be honest, I don’t listen to the warmongers very often. What we see on the nightly news can only be considered propaganda, at best. But something that was said the other day really caught my attention: … Continue reading

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In Ancient Times, “Woe Is Me!” was a Spiritual Warning

The Burning of Jerusalem by Titus This image was attached to a post that said something along the idea that Jesus could predict the future. Somehow the burning of Jerusalem ‘proves’ what he had been warning them all along, if … Continue reading

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Satire: The Gospels as a “Jewish War” Prequel

Caesar’s Messiah (2005) I’ve always had this nagging feeling of unease when reading the stories of Jesus in the New Testament. I wrote of it before, preferring The Gospel of Thomas to the other ‘authorized’ gospels, even John’s. That a … Continue reading

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This Picture is Reported to Be of 17,000 Signatures

What do you see?

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Staged Photo Session of Trump at Walter Reed Medical Center

So, more “fake” news from America’s pseudo President.

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“Can I Be Manipulated? Can You?”

The Great Hack (2019) From Wikipedia: The Great Hack is a 2019 documentary film about the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal, produced and directed by Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer, both previous documentary Academy Award nominees (The Square, Control Room, Startup.com). … Continue reading

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How to Win the Propaganda War

Five Came Back (2017) We all know that war is hell. So how do you get your country to support the war effort when it becomes a necessary evil? You make documentary films. This Netflix limited series is a brilliant … Continue reading

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