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Animal Farm

Book Name

Animal Farm by George Orwell

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Audiobook

One Line Summary

Animals teach you about the power of social conditioning

The Setup

If you’ve been forced to sit through Literature class in any western school, you’ve probably heard of or had to read… 922 more words

Book Review

Meet the group trying to take down North Korea with USB sticks

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

A human rights organization is trying to influence people living in one of the most closed societies in the world, with nothing more than USB sticks. 798 more words

Technology

Akron Ohio Ground Report Shows Scope of Democrats and Independents Voting Trump (W/ Video)...

After being exposed for manipulative twisting of data, Monmouth University pollster Patrick Murray ran to Politico for cover.  The essence of his defense is that his formula for changing the data, Patrick’s “methodology” or “weighting”, is his interpretation of who will actually show up to vote in November.  217 more words

POLITICAL NEWS: Part 2 of 3

Lipstick on a pig? A toad?

 (My last blog, Stuck on the Tar Baby, takes a look at what it means in the worlds of journalism and public-relations to frame $2 billion in “free” press coverage in today’s presidential campaign. 486 more words

Writing

Russia Plans to Fine Websites for ‘Propaganda’ of Circumvention Tools

A bit dated but I just ran across this.

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Posted 17 March 2016 15:58 GMT

Tor. VPNs. Website mirroring. The mere mention of these and other online tools for circumventing censorship could soon become “propaganda” under proposed amendments to Russian law. 775 more words

Russia

Ministry of Love on Power

How does one man assert his power over another, Winston?

By making him suffer.

Exactly. By making him suffer. Obedience is not enough. Unless he is suffering, how can you be sure that he is obeying your will and not his own?

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Perception