Sunday, February 22, 2015

Planting Fear Into the American Mind

...Down through history governments have used fear to manipulate the masses with great success. If you can instill fear into a society you can control its people, that’s a given. Here’s an excerpt from an article in The Independent Institute which supports this contention: “Over the ages, governments refined their appeals to popular fears, fostering an ideology that emphasizes the people’s vulnerability to a variety of internal and external dangers from which the governors—of all people!—are said to be their protectors. Government, it is claimed, protects the populace from external attackers and from internal disorder, both of which are portrayed as ever-present threats.”

That clearly illustrates what is taking place in America today as this government and its mouthpieces, the controlled national media, constantly issue warnings about terrorist threats, day in and day out. We hear news reports about terror, about ISIS or ISIL, Al-Qaeda, or Daesh terrorists and are told of the ongoing recruitment of thousands of new terrorists in many nations. Terror, terror and more terror, it never stops.

More:  http://www.nationofchange.org/2015/02/22/planting-fear-american-mind/

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