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  •  A certain mentality gravitates toward negative (1+ / 0-)
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    simplicity. Propaganda artists count and thrive on this fact. I think we are evolving beyond it, the internet being a powerful counter to this type of bullshit. However, I'm sick of wearing other people's stupidity.

    Great diary. I love Seattle.

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      my comment above. Even on this site, one notices the same members commenting in the hiddens time and time again. Negativity is a strong force because it's easy.

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      it is also a powerful purveyor of this type of bullshit. there is so much "information" flooding the ether that anyone can find whatever "factoids" they want to prove their point. Without a strong education in school on how to evaluate sources and claims the masses are at the mercy of whatever bullshit they find.

      "Today is who you are" - my wife

      by I Lurked For Years on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 08:20:48 AM PDT

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