Media & Arts
Jason Silva embarks on a discussion related to the link we have between our present and the future, the way our minds are hard-wired to think about the future through imagination and the balance we can find through it all.
Mika Brzezinski, whose game of career musical chairs saw her leaving mainstream, right-wing Fox News for mainstream, left-wing MSNBC — just told the American public it’s the media’s job to “control exactly what people think.” That statement comprises the most blatant — if perhaps tacit — evidence pro-U.S. government propaganda measures passed with the 2017 NDAA have already begun.
While the corporate press continues misrepresenting information, quoting unnamed and thus unverifiable sources, and even printing flagrant fabrications, WikiLeaks indeed maintains an unparalleled streak of publishing authentic and undoctored data — despite excoriation from the establishment — thus eliminating all bias or unintended insertion of opinion.
Moby explained that he initially recorded the music for himself, but decided the public should benefit from the relaxing tracks, as well. He wrote:“Over the last couple of years I’ve been making really, really, really quiet music to listen to when I do yoga or sleep or meditate or panic. I ended up with four hours of music and have decided to give it away.”
Are you at a loss as to what your own personal creative gift is? This video may help you to turn over the stone that will reveal your hidden treasure! What are you waiting for?
Books have a way of capturing us that movies and documentaries simply cannot compare to. The worst thing you can do is limit yourself to reading only a few books.
Corporate Media fractures information and ideas into soundbites, eroding thereby our ability to comprehend complex ideas and follow patterns of events across time. And without the permanence necessary for accountability, journalism of the electronic age has been lured into delivering story lines more fit for entertaining an “audience” than enhancing public political agency.
The ever-expanding reach of technology means that how we presently communicate and will communicate in the future becomes linked to us visually.
It’s crystal clear now, for all to see, how the mainstream media operates. From the “sources inside” references, which almost always remain unnamed, to the provocative slant it chooses to use when covering any story involving President Donald Trump. While there is certainly no shortage of reasons to disagree with Trump, the mainstream media has flooded the infosphere with so much fake news, that reality and truth are nearly extinct.