One who intends to leave others better off for his having existed.

6/30/11

Has everything happened the way you think it did?

You are so intent that you believe
only what you believe that you believe
that you remain utterly blind to what you really believe
without believing that you believe it


Orson Scott Card


Would you rather be happy
or know?

You take the blue pill
the story ends
you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe


You take the red pill
you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes


Morpheus
The Matrix


If there were thousands
of relatively independent media companies in the mid 1900’s
~50 by the 1980’s
and less than 10 after 2000
mostly owned by conglomerates with conflicting interests
dependent on legislative initiatives for regulatory concerns
and advertisers and political campaigns for profit
is most mainstream information relatively more objective or less?

Power in America…
is control of the means of communication


Theodore White
Political Journalist


Did the founding fathers want the communications industry
to keep an eye on the government for the people
or an eye on the people for the government?

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