The purpose of mass media is to create mass normal

Four great quotes from this morning’s ICH newsletter.
” The purpose of commercial [media] is to induce mass sales. For mass sales there must be a mass norm … By suppressing the individual, the unique, the industry … assures itself a standard product for mass consumption.” –  John Whiting, writer, commenting on the homogenization of corporate media program content
“For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances, as though they were realities, and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are.”:Niccolo Machiavelli– (1469-1527) Italian Statesman and Political Philosopher – Source: Discourses, 1513-1517

 The propaganda system allows the U.S. Ieadership to commit crimes without limit and with no suggestion of misbehavior or criminality; in fact, major war criminals like Henry Kissinger appear regularly on TV to comment on the crimes of the derivative butchers. ” –  Edward S. Herman, political economist and author
 Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. ” – George Orwell, author of the book “1984”
December 12/13, 2017

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