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  •  Goody for you. Most people are busy (4+ / 0-)

    coping with their day-to-day affairs, including job, family relations, basic human social activities, etc -- in fact the vast majority of people --  and are just too busy to be questioning everything all day long.

    If an idea is constantly stated in the background, and it goes unchallenged, then people accept it as fact. And why not? Everyone else seems to.

    Not everyone has the psychological makeup which drives them to examine all they hear. In fact, that's a tiny minority. Always has been, always will.

    In 1930s Germany, all the media reporting on the Concentration Camps showed happy smiling workers, who finally were abandoning their lay-about habits and discovering the Joys of Work. The German people thought this a good thing.

    In 1930s Soviet Union, people were continually hearing of how much progress was being made toward a true egalitarian society. When Stalin died, tens of millions mourned their Benevolent Father's passing. Even though they had lived through Terror after Terror.

    Markos! Not only are the Gates Not Crashed, they've fallen on us. Actual Representatives are what we urgently need, because we have almost none.

    by Jim P on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 09:43:43 AM PST

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