Mechanism Of Your Oppression Is Not Hidden At All .

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Mechanism Of Your Oppression Is Not Hidden At All .
« on: February 05, 2020, 09:26:26 PM »
3 February 2020 .

The primary mechanism of oppression is out in the open .

I write a lot about government secrecy and the importance of whistle blowers, leakers and leak publishers, and for good reason: governments which can hide their wicked deeds from public accountability will do so whenever possible. It's  impossible for the public to use democracy for ensuring their government behaves in the way they desire if they aren't  allowed to be informed about what that behavior even is .

These things get lots of attention in conspiracy circles and dissident political factions. Quite a few eyes are fixed on the veil of government opacity and the persecution of those brave souls who try to shed light on what's   going on behind it.  Not enough eyes, but quite a few .

What gets less attention, much to our detriment, is the fact that the primary mechanism of our oppression and exploitation is happening right out in front of our faces .

The nonstop campaign by bought politicians, owned news outlets, and manipulated social media platforms to control the dominant narratives about what's  going on in the world contribute vastly more to the sickness of our society than government secrecy does. We know this from experience: any time a whistle blower exposes secret information about the malfeasance of powerful governments like NSA surveillance or Collateral Murder, we see not public accountability, nor demands for sweeping systemic changes to prevent such malfeasance from reoccurring, but a bunch of narrative management from the political/media class .

This narrative management is used to shift attention away from the information that was revealed and onto the fact that the person who revealed it broke the law or misbehaved in some way. It's   used to convince people that the revelations aren't  actually a big deal, or that it was already basically public knowledge anyway. And it's  used to manipulate public attention on to the next hot story of the day and memory hole it underneath the white noise of the media news churn. And nothing changes . .

« Last Edit: February 23, 2020, 08:43:08 PM by sr john »
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Thanks  Sr John .

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