Is the mass hypnosis of americans on a par with a totalitarian system?

American social propaganda is almost as bad as that in a totalitarian system, or so it seems. But the age of the Internet seems, we can hope, to have destabilized that to some degree…Can anything break the spell?

This is what happens when you live in a hermetically-sealed bubble where you’re fed a constant diet of Fox News, My Pillow commercials, and “the US is the greatest country on the planet”. So powerful is this bubble that even Haley, a former UN Ambassador whose exposure to people from other countries should have disabused her of such provincial notions, is seemingly oblivious to facts known the world over.

Source: Nikki Haley is not very smart – Alternet.org

 The US: a failed civilization…what on earth happened?

Few cultures had the potential possibilities of the United States and yet we can see already that it has moved into failure and a dangerous one at that. We might say the same for the Russia of Putin. In the wake of an immense criminality of imperialism and capitalism of the US, and much else, we see the hopeless legacy of guns and the obsession they have created. Is the US the ultimate source of the gun massacre as this passes into rightist darkness? New Zealand takes six days to deal with the issue, the US, it seems, never probably? Continue reading ” The US: a failed civilization…what on earth happened?”