Category Archives: Technology

Utilizing new media to speak directly to the people

Newt Gingrich on Team Trump breaking the elite media in order to speak directly to the American people (after 1:26 in the video below): “They can close down the elite press… They can create entirely new venues to inform the … Continue reading

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Online Censorship of “Fake News”

Since when is untrue stuff online such a big issue? I think these recent examples (see below) of “fake news” are being used to further the agenda of eventually cracking down on politically incorrect online articles. Who, after all, will … Continue reading

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Presidential “debates”

“For the message of television as metaphor is not only that all the world is a stage but that the stage is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.” ~ Neil Postman Trump is a professional television producer and actor. The debates … Continue reading

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Failure to use compass leads to hiker’s death

Failure to use compass leads to hiker’s death Documents related to the case of missing hiker Geraldine Largay, whose body was found October 2015, were recently released. Although news articles had previously described Largay as “an experienced hiker” recently released … Continue reading

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“We have a population that becomes pacified…”

“When a culture disdains literacy for the important functions of public discourse and replaces that with a medium that focuses on format and style — and therefore entertainment — then you begin to get… you have a situation comparable to … Continue reading

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The Humiliation of the Word – Jacques Ellul

  The Humiliation of the Word – Jacques Ellul “This, then, is our situation today: through the eruption of unlimited artificial images, we have reduced truth to the order of reality and banished the shy and fleeting expression of truth. … Continue reading

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The role of images in creating cosplayers

The role of images in creating cosplayers “Because of the images that draw him into the story, he is liberated from the restraint usually placed on some of his instincts. He projects his personal desires onto the world, because these desires … Continue reading

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