On the fatal attraction of techno-fascism (MUST-READ on the power of all that pseudo-scientific propaganda)

He nails it: Propaganda isn’t just misinformation, but offers those who buy it an illusion of belonging; so when you dare inform them that it isn’t true, and has a heinous purpose, they freak out, as if you’ve told them that their parents were malign, and always lied to them.

“If an individual were to insist upon learning more about any of these less-discussed stories, they would soon arrive at the realization that while an abundance of relevant facts can easily be found, and often hidden in plain sight, the truth is that most people simply do not WANT to know, think or talk about any such truths that differ from those accepted by their peers, for whom cognitive dissonance causes such literal pain and disorientation, as to keep them docile and compliant to the dictates of the media….

“Propaganda reassures us that we are complete, that we know all there is to know, that we are rational, pragmatic and pure, that the science has been settled and that we are a part of something special.”

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