I was in a coma for multiple weeks when I was a child. My parents and grandparents took turns watching over me, never leaving me alone. Time crawled by as they waited for a sign that I was getting better. As time passed the doctors became more hopeful. I moved a lot in the coma—they […]Read more "The Collective Unconscious and Heaven"
Richard Holliman predicted in his article “Communicating Science in the ‘Digital Age’. . .” that the consolidation of mass media to six conglomerates would cause mass media to betray the public and damage the democratic ethos. He theorized how developments with the internet could counteract this movement in mass media, but he turned out to […]Read more "How the internet will fix mass media."
The establishment has turned to using propaganda to deal with public dissent to domestic issues in the wake of the Paris Attacks, and mass media broadcasts this propaganda to the nation. They want to trigger our lingering PTSD from 9/11 and make us fear for our personal safety. If the public becomes hysterical then we […]Read more "Going back to the 9/11 playbook"
Media coverage of the first Democratic Presidential debate skewed reality to fit the narratives of the Two-Party system, in which Republicans and Democrats are the establishment. Each party thinks that they are half of the country because in the federal government they are fairly evenly matched. They discount the Independents, and forget that Independents can […]Read more "Mass Media’s Civic Duty."
Feeling the spirit hit me, I found a patch of unsoiled grass, crossed my legs under me and spun to the ground. I locked my ankles over my knees and straightened my back, my chakras aligning. I focused on my breathing, in… and out… until my thoughts silenced, and I stared at the stars on […]Read more "The Technomigration excerpt: the Digital Freedom Party"
The republicans united against the media during their third debate. Having seen the reaction to the media’s coverage of Bernie Sanders, they must have thought, after all these year, “Look! We were right all along!” So, with renewed vigor, the republicans attacked the so-called “liberal media bias.” The problem here, as media critic Mark Crisin […]Read more "The myth of the “liberal media bias”"
The problem with our nation is the gridlocked bureaucracy. I think we have considered this issue and there seems to be bipartisan consensus behind this diagnosis. Constant conflict between politicians generates an atmosphere of negativity; with everyone just trying to make sure “the other side” doesn’t get an advantage, you can imagine our government as […]Read more "Why Benghazi Matters"