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America Philosophy Society Video Watchlist for the COVID-19 era

David Foster Wallace discusses Consumerism (2003)

Very poignant observations on our pathetic consumerist society by the eminent, late David Foster Wallace.

Also worth reading or listening to is This is Water. I say that to myself on an almost daily basis now; “This is water.

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Interesting Articles Video

(6) Bloomberg $ Turns LA Times Into Bloomberg Pamphlet – YouTube

Also:

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2020 America Politics Uncategorized

I’m trying to provoke idiots who support hollow, bought candidates. 🙂🤘✊

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=797576347394126&id=100014253040289&sfnsn=mo

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Media News Video

Jim Acosta is a liar.  :-)

Why would anyone waste her time listening to a single word out of the mouth of this type of person? And these are the people that our nation’s pathetic corporate media organizations prop up and throw at us in an attempt to demonstrate that they have important information to tell us.

If you get your ideas of what the world is like from corporate, commercial media you should be very concerned about your sense of reality. It has likely been hijacked long ago. You might want to get a handle on it again unless you want to end up in a worse situation than you are in right now. Because it will get worse. 🙂

Go on a walk!!! Call a friend! Read a book written by someone hundreds of years ago! Talk to people you meet in the course of your day. Meet new people. Get out of your house. Go live life.

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Society

More mainstream media failure, explained for your convenience.

Stop watching this shit, people!  Man. . . .  You could be putting facts and wisdom in your head instead of this junk.

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Society

CNN, along with other commercial media, are untrustworthy.

Get real news from actual journalists, folks!!!  Not from these brand leaders.  Start with truthout.org or democracynow.org and go from there, for example.  Use your humanbrain and identify resources that are trustworthy.

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News Society

Word-swapping & being better off with no news than commercial “news”

The politics and business of health care, by Caitlin Owens. Weekday mornings

Source: Vitals – July 15, 2019 – Axios

So, look at this paragraph:

Biden’s proposal is more ambitious than anything that was seriously on the table during the ACA debate, but looks decidedly moderate compared to Bernie Sanders’ plan — which is significantly more ambitious than almost any other health care system in the world.

It appears to me that the corporate-owned/corporate-controlled media have elected to swap out the word “worse” for “moderate”, and “better” for “ambitious”.  And I think the reason why they did that is because the de-facto tendency for corporate/conservative/status-quo/commercial media is to make it look like, “Gosh, it’s just too hard to do good things.  :-/ Sorry!  I mean, we just tried to do something good and that didn’t work, but now you want to do something *really* good?  How do you think *that* will turn out?  :-/  Yeah.  Now I’m really worried.  Let’s not do that.  That’s just too hard.  It might not work.”

Well, that’s weak.  🙂  And it seems like propaganda and not educational discourse.  So have fun reading your Axios and feeling like you are more aware than you were before you read it.  You were probably more correct in your thinking prior to reading it.  Remember the news that Fox News viewers were actually less informed than those who watch *none* of that garbage, commercial, cable-TV, non-local news.

 

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ABC News spent more time on royal baby in one week than on climate crisis in one year

https://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2019/05/21/ABC-News-spent-more-time-on-royal-baby-in-one-week-than-on-climate-crisis-in-one-year/223759

Commercial media is a destructive force. It has greatly harmed our society from its inception. Ratings should not determine which events are investigated and reported on. It is clear that commercial media, media that is not publicly owned and operated, is incapable of adhering to an ethical code of conduct.

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Media Society

Check out @AmirAminiMD’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/AmirAminiMD/status/1057179332764934151?s=09

Forget what Chuck Todd says. He doesn’t see the big picture.

Commercial, private media is the worst affliction of human civilization at least since the 20th century. I cannot wait until its era is past. It is truly a double-edged sword at best. No one can seriously argue its merit after what we have come to now.

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Politics Society

Hyper-Intellectual GOP Cog Lindsey Graham thinks it’s terrible to be Iranian / Persian

Check out @AmirAminiMD’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/AmirAminiMD/status/1052241000511488000?s=09