How to immunize yourself against all propaganda, forever!

  1. Priming. This is the use of preparing you via social media and regular media for a message they will implant in your mind. It is foreshadowing. For example, a non-serious media figure will mention the possibility of something very bad. “Putin will do a chemical attack,” or “Putin will rebuild the Soviet Union.” Few details will be offered. Just mentioned. But it will be stated at least twice. Expect this to go on for a few days to a week before the real information comes.
  2. Testing. Often, hairbrained ideas will be “tested” for public opinion by someone known to be kind of whacky. If the public freaks out in a bad way, it is nixed. You won’t hear about it again. But if it doesn’t make waives, you’ll see it again. Sean Penn and Hannity, for example. What kind of twisted shit are they floating here?[1]
  3. Rerun. First, some propaganda message will be printed in a lesser known market, not the NYT. More recently, we had the “dead Ukrainian kids” story. Initially, the focus was on dead adults of fighting age. That is more believable. In Bucha, for example, we probably had a hybrid of deaths. The bodies were obviously in varying stages of decomposition, consistent with different dates and methods of death. We know the Azov Battalion swept through and went looking for “collaborators.” Usually this means killing people for minor things like selling a few eggs to Russian troops who occupied the town. We also had shelling, which tends to kill people. Further, it is highly probable the Russian troops did kill some people. For example, there is a video where a guy was walking his bicycle, out of sight of a line of tanks. He rounds a corner, and after becoming visible to the tanks, two of the tanks appear to bring him down. Bad, right? Did the tanks shoot him while he was walking down a long street? No. They shoot as he turns the corner and gets into their vision. Mind you, this is an adult male, who could have been carrying a rocket launcher. Civilians were subject to civilian defense requirements, and the Russians have lost a number of soldiers and tanks. So they were going to be edgy. We have no proof of the other killings. This evidence was produced by satellite images provided by Maxar Satellites, which are used by the CIA and other government institutions. There is no way to independently verify the dates of the satellite images “showing” bodies on the ground for several weeks. We have to take their word for it, although apparently the AFP also replicated the results. But we don’t know if they “replicated” them in a fair and transparent manner. This isn’t like Google Earth, where you can check for yourself. No idea why Google didn’t assist or say anything here.
  4. Repetition. The news cycle will run these messages over, and over, and over. The mere exposure effect kicks in. The message “feels” right to you. Your brain “owns it.” You will even defend the message to others, because it causes cognitive dissonance if you don’t. It seems unnatural to listen to any counter narratives.
  5. Poisoning the well. This is the primary mind control technique used in the world today. This primes you to shut off your own mind from any new facts. You self-censor. There is no need for modern day censorship if you censor your own mind. You become a self-controlled mental automaton. A willing slave.

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