Mass Media Illusion


The people I know who are still sound asleep don’t see anything going wrong.  They are content and distracted, completely disconnected from the world that sustains them.  They have no understanding of this. They think their state of disconnection is actually being connected.  What are they connected to?  The mass media.Some folks sit in front of a television set for hours every day. They will turn on the TV in the morning and leave it on all day whether they’re watching it or not. The TV is the last thing that gets turned off at night.  When they do sit down to watch it, their favorite shows are interrupted every few minutes with groups of advertisements trying to sell products of every conceivable kind.  The ads don’t just play once but are shown over and over and over again.  The constant interruptions are outrageous and insulting but they don’t…

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