Saturday, April 20, 2013

Who What Why

This week in "What the media didn't warn you about", Russ Baker, a forensic journalist says:
We’re the products of our environment, and, in many respects, the media defines that environment. ... : the more you watch, the worse you perform on knowledge exams. 
Russ is defining the scope of the symptoms our corporate media monolith. But describing the disfunction  acknowledging the problem, is just the beginning. If we are to survive as a free nation, we need to deal with the hard realities, and dispense with easy answers. We must dispense with childish fantasy and become adults.

If vulnerability is the birthplace of change, innovation, and creativity, then America's sickness stems from its myth of invulnerability. We pretend to control things, we live in fear of change, and we use our media and our drugs to numb ourselves, but when you numb the pain you also numb the joy.

Glad to find another worthy journalistic effort at

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