Impressions of People & Their Social Media Revolutions

. SInce launching a blog in July 2021, I have moved on and added Twitter to my regular on-line experience. In fact I spend more time there now. I don’t know about you but before joining some of the more common social media sites, I had distinct impressions of some of them already formed inContinue reading “Impressions of People & Their Social Media Revolutions”

Reject Labels. They are Killers.

. . As we move through life, there is a strong tendency for most people to fathom and describe other human beings with easily identifiable “labels”. Apparently any number of labels will do in describing another person, from 1 to many. We identify ourselves with labels as well, sometimes strongly, such as “Liberal”, “Conservative”, “TrueContinue reading “Reject Labels. They are Killers.”

I Was Banned After 3 Days on Reddit… lol

. . Since beginning my journey into social media these last months I have discovered much! The last site I joined recently was Reddit. In my mind, Reddit was a place where “edgy”, sometimes “wild” and “controversial” things took place. A site to really “engage” in. Was it? Well….no. It is nothing like those things.Continue reading “I Was Banned After 3 Days on Reddit… lol”

Are We All Addicted?

. . Many years ago I knew an old lady who my sister used to board with. She was in her seventies perhaps, quite devoted to her christian religion and had never married. The house where they lived was near to the university I was studying at and so sometimes I went there to shareContinue reading “Are We All Addicted?”

The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media: Part 2

. . Part 2 – The 1996 Telecommuncations Act. In Part 1 we saw how in 1989 President Reagan initiated substantial change in the American media market by repealing what was colloquially called, “The Fairness Doctrine.” This was a legal requirement that media organizations had to show both sides of an issue and not beContinue reading “The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media: Part 2”

Is Afghanistan Another Huge Victory for China?

. . So. Another futile effort. Another failed state. The rapid collapse of another western nation building failure in Afghanistan, has seen off another occupying empire from that nation’s soil. One wonders why it was so easy for the Taliban to take over the country – seemingly without much resistance at all. Were locals simplyContinue reading “Is Afghanistan Another Huge Victory for China?”

The Deadly “Spanish” Flu Started in America.

Another story from the mainstream media hall of shame… . . What is known to be one of most devastating pandemics in history – The Great Spanish Flu of the early 20th Century – had nothing to do with Spain at all. It is just another example – like the Iran Contra scandal that hadContinue reading “The Deadly “Spanish” Flu Started in America.”

The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media – Part 1

. Part 1 – Repeal of The Fairness Doctrine The “fairness doctrine” of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced in 1949, was a policy that required the holders of television and radio broadcast licenses to present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was honest, equitable, and balanced. The fairness doctrine hadContinue reading “The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media – Part 1”

Democracy Explained… Properly. By Science.

. Freeing myself from the hold of the mainstream media was personal journey of about a decade. It even involved the discovery of new scientific laws as well as the application of some traditional ones. Two of Sir Issac Newton’s laws of motion are very useful when determining why so many people are blind toContinue reading “Democracy Explained… Properly. By Science.”

Racism in Full View Each Day

WHITE SUPREMACISTS RACISM IN THE BRITISH MAINSTREAM MEDIA….  “Muslims” are telling “us”, presumably those British people who wrote this headline or own this newspaper and who, presumably, are not muslim, how to run “our” schools – that is, the British schools, which this headline is saying are not for Muslims. The schools are only forContinue reading “Racism in Full View Each Day”

CNN Director Says Mainstream Media is “Just Propaganda” Part 3

His Comments widely ignored by mainstream media – unsurprisingly. . I’m not saying the Western media are the only ones to engage in propaganda, but the West did invent modern propaganda and it is critical to understand that they use it extensively in western media presentations every day. Charlie Chester of CNN confirms this. CharlieContinue reading “CNN Director Says Mainstream Media is “Just Propaganda” Part 3″

Covid 19, What to believe?

China’s Sinovac vaccine restores a Brazilian city to near normal https://apnews.com/article/caribbean-brazil-coronavirus-pandemic-business-health-20bd94d28ac7b373d7a8f3f9c557e5b6 In the information wars that are waged every day in the global media, it is hard to know what to believe sometimes. “This vaccine is great” , “this one not so good”….. A common theme these last few years has been the incessantly negative coverageContinue reading “Covid 19, What to believe?”