Don’t be offended! Today I look at how we are manipulated by the press to become outraged and how this nonsense affects our productivity.
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“We are dominated by the relatively small number of persons who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.” - Edward Bernays
“It’s a world of ever-increasing falsity that we are living in, Beware.” - Carter Ferguson
“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who MANIPULATE this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.” - Edward Bernays
“If we aren’t careful, we may allow Outrage Culture to change our society so drastically that we embrace tribalism and choose to interact only with people who are exactly like ourselves.” - Jeff Charles
“The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.” - Philip K. Dick
“slippery slide between the lines trying to be your friend but subtly undermining your arguments and will never allow you to get the last word in on discussions” - Janet Hill
“Just because you're offended, doesn't mean you're right.” Ricky Gervais
“I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.” - Dolly Parton
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This episode is sponsored by the host of Carradine's Cockney Singalong,
Pianist and singer Tom Carradine