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Using new forms of media to reach voters.
Your life doesn’t have a direction if you don’t give it one.
Memories can easily be falsified, I’m learning as I read the book Mistakes Were Made. Once memories are planted (or artificial memories are ‘recovered’), possibly with the best intentions, it’s unlikely that people will see their behavior as harmful. Cognitive Dissonance won’t allow it. Instead, they’ll justify their actions and brush off new evidence, especially in the name of protecting children.
Facebook is a giant in manipulating the behavior of its visitors. It’s now come to light that they can target users when they’re hitting their most vulnerable emotional lows. If you’ve not quit Facebook yet, maybe it’s time.
Fascinating look from NatGeo at the reasons we lie to ourselves and others.
Our sensory receptors light up with certain tastes and molecules. When Scott Adams says we have no free will, he means that our brains react beyond our conscience control. Beware the processed foodstuff, which is designed to hook you using this exact brain-reaction mechanism.