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Thrust of argument: Chomsky explains: << Despite the frank acknowledgment of the need to deceive the public, it would be an error to suppose that practitioners of the art are typically engaged in conscious deceit; few reach the level of sophistication of the Grand Inquisitor or maintain such insights for long. On the contrary, as the intellectuals pursue their grim and demanding vocation, they readily adopt beliefs that serve institutional needs; those who do not will have to seek employment elsewhere. The chairman of the board may sincerely believe that his every waking moment is dedicated to serving human needs. Were he to act on these delusions instead of pursuing profit and market share, he would no longer be chairman of the board. It is probable that the most inhuman monsters, even the Himmlers and the Mengeles, convince themselves that they are engaged in noble and courageous acts. The psychology of leaders is a topic of little interest. The institutional factors that constrain their actions and beliefs are what merit attention. >> Direction of resistance / implied resistance: Whether 'left' or 'right' or 'center' or 'people who don't compartmentalise fanatically', everyone's talking about people like Johnson and Trump from the point of view of their friend or relative or opponent - making it personal.

 

 

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Removal of resistance: This is what Corporate Power needs you to do. Unification: Take a look, you've been doing it for years. Why is it any different now? Strategically, I mean. Nothing you seem to do seems to help you, even if it starts well.

When Corbyn arrived on the scene millions started precisely and forensically learning how to debate and cutting their teeth on the key issues they have to defend themselves with reference to - health and medicine, education and jobs, global bank robbery being called 'war' or 'peace keeping' {even more absurdly}.

But then the Corporate Puppet Master in Chief threw something at you which knocked you right out. He/she/it called it 'brexit' and 'a referendum'. And since then you stopped trying to learn any more than you'd already learned about debating and reason, which still wasn't much, and returned to your cult of personality western-word-warfare - your numberwang lives. Living like the people in Numberwang all your lives and any time anyone actually evolved and intelligent tries to interrupt your answer is always: "sorry, that's NOT numberwang".
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Don't be distracted by grotesque pantomime, surgically resolve the systemic flaw.

Chomsky explains: << Despite the frank acknowledgment of the need to deceive the public, it would be an error to suppose that practitioners of the art are typically engaged in conscious deceit; few reach the level of sophistication of the Grand Inquisitor or maintain such insights for long. On the contrary, as the intellectuals pursue their grim and demanding vocation, they readily adopt beliefs that serve institutional needs; those who do not will have to seek employment elsewhere. The chairman of the board may sincerely believe that his every waking moment is dedicated to serving human needs. Were he to act on these delusions instead of pursuing profit and market share, he would no longer be chairman of the board. It is probable that the most inhuman monsters, even the Himmlers and the Mengeles, convince themselves that they are engaged in noble and courageous acts. The psychology of leaders is a topic of little interest. The institutional factors that constrain their actions and beliefs are what merit attention. >>

Whether 'left' or 'right' or 'center' or 'people who don't compartmentalise fanatically', everyone's talking about people like Johnson and Trump from the point of view of their friend or relative or opponent - making it personal.

This is what Corporate Power needs you to do.

Take a look, you've been doing it for years. Why is it any different now? Strategically, I mean. Nothing you seem to do seems to help you, even if it starts well.

When Corbyn arrived on the scene millions started precisely and forensically learning how to debate and cutting their teeth on the key issues they have to defend themselves with reference to - health and medicine, education and jobs, global bank robbery being called 'war' or 'peace keeping' {even more absurdly}.

But then the Corporate Puppet Master in Chief threw something at you which knocked you right out. He/she/it called it 'brexit' and 'a referendum'. And since then you stopped trying to learn any more than you'd already learned about debating and reason, which still wasn't much, and returned to your cult of personality western-word-warfare - your numberwang lives. Living like the people in Numberwang all your lives and any time anyone actually evolved and intelligent tries to interrupt your answer is always: "sorry, that's NOT numberwang".



that chomsky quote via google books
are YOU numberwang?