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I Think The Media Today Is Just A Propaganda Outlet

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    Flat Earth News

    I recommend a book called Flat Earth News (Nick Davies), about the way the media has devolved in modern times. It explains the way the industry has changed over the course of recent decades, and tells you why it is that it now only seems to peddle junk stories (they sell...
    winstonwelles winstonwelles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Matt Farrell Had It Right

    He said that the media is owned by corporations and the media is designed to sell you things.  Thing you don't need. So is it news or just what they want you to believe?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16, 2010

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    I once not long ago was a flag waving, gun rights freak, fox news watching tool who felt racial towards foreigners. But then it hit me. All these wars we fight, all this garbage...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Mar 28

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    For those of you... mostly female I expect who are subject to this kind of conversation in private messages from a stranger.... Most days I would happily block this type of...
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    Censorship. In the past, so that some ideas considered subversive by the government in power does not reach the general public, an appropriate law enforcement had been introduced...
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    I have been thinking about it. I have made a few friends in college who were in the military. I'd never personally known anyone before who had served. And while I used to not like...
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    I only NOW think that furries are cool. I first I was judging the negative propaganda that the haters were saying.. which meant the whole "unhealthy ...... with animals" thing. I...
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    the term "social media" is everywhere these days.. "like us on facebook" "find us on twitter" "follow us on instagram" etc etc It's all rapidly growing and we are becoming less and...
    Elge1 Elge1 18-21, M Mar 29

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    My real life is real normal like others.Internet emotions is from internet.If i need to choose husband or life from internet definitely love World peace and blue.God is sent...
    adimio1 adimio1 36-40, F Apr 3

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    It's gone too far now... The lovely peaches geldof has died supposedly of ' over dieting' she used the juicing regularly. And her thin frame just says it all. Media makes women...
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I don't believe anything the media puts out, if your that dumb and believe all that junk, they got you. I stay away from the news on TV, newspapers, and stay out of politics...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I saw a movie earlier that touches heart strings big time. In it, a junior high boy was witnessed with blue prints of his school and a hit list of various classmates and people he...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    The more I think about it - it never ceases to amaze me how stupid and contradictory we are, and how much we deny it. How seriously we take ourselves about It's so weird to me the...
    Kasekosmos Kasekosmos 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I don't understand this war that rages among women. Why must we judge one another or insult one another? Why can't we be happy for a woman who is gorgeous or has worked hard to...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 4

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    Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac, and Aquarians are the perfect representatives for the Age of Aquarius. Those born under this sign have the social conscience needed to...
    BeYoungBeDopeBeProud BeYoungBeDopeBeProud 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I have had many experiences in life that most people just would not understand or would judge me for. It makes me fear opening up to people. Even people who have sworn that they...
    keribaby keribaby 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    It seems some like to hide behind a computer as they can get away with being a rude jack@ss that way. I think manners are important and treating people with respect (until they...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    This would be great if being fat was socially acceptable it would put an end to almost all of the terrible eating disorders and make people feel better about them selfs. I always...
    sexychubbygoddess sexychubbygoddess 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 2

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    why marijuana is not legalized? yet marijuana is not legalized because you can make in your own house and they want you to get addicted to their medical drugs which mostly...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 3

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    Cagney was a great hoofer . http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/238963/Yankee-Doodle-Dandy-Movie-Clip-Yankee-Doodle-Boy.html
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    Yeah since I have depression. I don't know its just a lot has been going on. My parents don't trust me driving and neither do I. I feel awful at everything I do. I feel fat. I...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels The American Dream April 18, 2014 Did you know that the number of Americans getting benefits...
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    I'm a cleaner, and when I got home on Wednesday evening, I noticed my hand hurt a bit, but didn't think too much into it and went off to bed. Well yesterday morning I woke up and...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I think far too much, way too much for my own good. What do they mean when they say that? What is that look for? Is Isaac okay today? I wonder what my sisters and brother are up to...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Those people who give a **** about what others think will suffer terribly. Don't live your life the way other people want you to, it's your fucken life do what ever the **** you...
    JustMe123468 JustMe123468 18-21, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I like and fall for people way too easily. I'm to trusting. I see everyone at face value. I think they all want they same thing that I do...especially the ones who say they do...
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    i like two guys, one has a girlfriend and the other is a idiot but i can't stop thinking bout them......
    deedeebear deedeebear 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am always in the mood and always instigating sex. I think I was Aphrodites in a former life! 😎 As they say, if it feels good do it, if it feels really good, do it a lot!
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    I went for a walk with a new friend, and she started talking about a guy who had started talking to her, and asked me if she should give him a shot, and go on a date with him. I...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I texted you today and told you I have been thinking about you alot the past couple days. The fact of the matter is, which I didn't tell you, is that you are my first waking...
    playedlikeafool playedlikeafool 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I don't understand society today. I don't really even understand society for the last decade. I would say that I don't understand the society for the generation before me and...
    TreeBeard19 TreeBeard19 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today's a new day, The sun rose, And the sun will set, But it's not the same as yesterday, And it won't be the same as tomorrow. That's what keeps me hanging on, Hope, Like...
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today, many will awaken with a fresh sense of inspiration. Why not you? Today, many will open their eyes to the beauty that surrounds them. Why not you? Today, many will choose...
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    SecretsNeverHidden SecretsNeverHidden 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    MaryJH MaryJH 46-50, F Mar 23

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    AugustAeonsworth AugustAeonsworth 18-21, M Mar 24

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    HuntingBALLER HuntingBALLER 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I've been thinking about my ex today, I had this dream and as usual it gets me thinking! I hate thinking about him, I feel like my thoughts are wasted on him! He was so gentle...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    What I'm Thinking, Is about the flowers that I see. My favorite shirt, or pollen in the air, And the wonderful Dogwood trees. What I'm Thinking, Is about the baby that made me...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    So this is where it sucks.....I've been seeing my other guy for over nine months now. I am very much in love with him. I know your not suppose to do that in an affair but I am...
    jencpa jencpa 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    It started around November last year, when I was getting used to my grade seven class, until someone commented something about my weight. Even though he took it back almost...
    helpingastranger helpingastranger 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Libbs036 Libbs036 31-35, F Apr 7

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