Gaslighting the American Public

The term originates in the systematic psychological manipulation of a victim by her husband in Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 stage play Gas Light, and the film adaptations released in 1940 and 1944. In the story, the husband attempts to convince his wife and others that she is insane by manipulating small elements of their environment and insisting that she is mistaken, remembering things incorrectly, or delusional when she points out these changes. The play’s title alludes to how the abusive husband slowly dims the gas lights in their home, while pretending nothing has changed, in an effort to make his wife doubt her own perceptions. The wife repeatedly asks her husband to confirm her perceptions about the dimming lights, but in defiance of reality, he keeps insisting that the lights are the same and instead it is she who is going insane. > We are…

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Terrain Memes by Bob Stagnitto

This is a collection of infographics by my friend Bob Stagnitto, dealing with the many falsehoods of Pasteur’s germ theory. Once we peel back a layer or three of the medical-educational-industrial-complex, it’s clear to see that their model of medicine is based upon sickness via the all pervading germ; whereas Antione Bechampe, Florence Nightingale, Claude Bernard, et.al. base it upon health via a natural environment, a healthy terrain. Enjoy some terrain memes! – Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 864 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

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Astroturfing: Manipulating the Truth of ‘Truthers’

:by Sharyl Attkisson Consider this fictitious example that’s inspired by real life: say you’re watching the news, and you see a story about a new study on the cholesterol-lowering drug called cholextra. The study says cholextra is so effective that doctors should consider prescribing it to adults and even children who don’t yet have high cholesterol. Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 864 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

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