"Religious propaganda gives a dynasty at its beginning another power in addition to that of the group feeling it possessed as the result of the number of its supporters."
- Ibn Khaldoun
Wandering the information superhighway, he came upon the last refuge of civilization, PoFo, the only forum on the internet ...
QatzelOk wrote:If you terrorize children with cars for long enough, they'll eventually hide in their basements and play videogames alone
The 20th Century saw the death of city streets as social spaces where children played and adults walked.
Instead, these streets became the deadly private space for roller-coaster toys we call "cars," which involve playing a video game (piloting around obstacles) in order to win the thrill of g-forces tearing around corners at high speeds.
Children were first herded into playgrounds - those caged toy zones provided by car companies in the 50s - and then later, into private basements where they play alone with digital toys.
The end of normal childhood was one result of mass car ownership. This is a death much more important than the million or so people who get killed by them in collisions each year. And it was done using brainwashing. TV-viewer zombies killed their own children's socialization process.
Victoribus Spolia wrote:Another reason I'm an agrarian traditionalist.
QatzelOk wrote:but this doesn't help anyone else, or anyone else's children.
QatzelOk wrote:Cities used to be an excellent place for childhood socialization. Farmers used to live in massive, extended families, and this is virtually the only way to give kids a healthy socialization process on a farm.
QatzelOk wrote:Today, most rural kids are criminally under-socialized, and they grow up consuming even more drugs, anti-depressants and useless gadgets than urbanites do.
Victoribus Spolia wrote:I can only control my own circumstances, I have no power over others outside of my own home.
One Degree wrote:“It takes a community to raise a child” says those destroying our communities. People are blind to their own actions.
Decky wrote:Business elite eh?
**Zionist puppet-master image**
The lyrics in French wrote:A l’heure qu’il est
Mes voitures de plastique
Sont devenues vraies depuis longtemps
Et finalement les affaires et l’argent
Ont remplacé mes jouets d’avant
Et c’est le temps qui court, court
And looking back...
I changed my plastic dinky-cars
for real ones a long time ago.
And business and money
replaced the games I used to play
And time keeps running... running out
Paul Street wrote:...mass cognitive competence is assaulted by the numbing, high-speed ubiquity of U.S. television and radio advertisements. These commercials assault citizens’ capacity for sustained mental focus and rational deliberation nearly sixteen minutes of every hour on cable television, with 44 percent of the individual ads now running for just 15 seconds. This is a factor in the United States’ long-bemoaned epidemic of “Attention Deficit Disorder.”
Commercials ... are dedicated to persuading consumers with wholly irrational claims. They rely not on the reasoned presentation of evidence and logical argument but on suggestive emotionalism, infantilizing manipulation, and evocative, rapid-fire imagery.
the United States’ supposedly “free” and “independent” media functions as a means of mass indoctrination for the nation’s economic and imperial elite
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