HyperNormalisation Explained

One of our O Society people says they feel like they just don't get it after watching Adam Curtis' documentary HyperNormalisation, which we discuss here: Crazy is the New Normal: HyperNormalisation by O Society May 22, 2019 So let's put it into context, Ok? One of the things about all of this which sticks out … Continue reading HyperNormalisation Explained

America in denial: Aaron and Gabor Maté on the psychology of Russiagate

https://youtu.be/uR07OtEhKPE Physician, mental health expert, and best-selling author, Gabor Maté sits down with his son, Aaron Maté to analyze the Psychology of Russiagate and how the story  took hold of U.S. society following Donald Trump’s election. by Aaron Maté GrayZone edited by O Society May 8, 2019 Transcript follows: ARON MATÉ: It’s The Grayzone, coming … Continue reading America in denial: Aaron and Gabor Maté on the psychology of Russiagate

Facebook’s newest so-called ‘fact checkers’ are climate deniers paid by the Koch corporation

Editor's note: This is an example of why you will not find an O Society site on Facebook. There is no effort made on social media to get the "news" information distributed on these platforms to corroborate with what we see in reality. Facebook spreads propaganda the way a hooker spreads STDs and for the … Continue reading Facebook’s newest so-called ‘fact checkers’ are climate deniers paid by the Koch corporation

How the Fossil Fuel Industry Paid Religious Leaders to Go in Climate Change Denial

by Brendan O'Connor SplinterNews edited by O Society April 22, 2019 In 2005, at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., the National Association of Evangelicals was on the verge of doing something novel: affirming science. Specifically, the 30-million-member group, which represents 51 Christian denominations, was debating how to advance a new platform called “For the … Continue reading How the Fossil Fuel Industry Paid Religious Leaders to Go in Climate Change Denial

The media’s focus on personality is designed to shift attention away from dangerous ideas

Bernie Sanders and the Science of Smears by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone edited by O Society April 18, 2019 The satirist Ambrose Bierce, author of the Devil’s Dictionary, once defined radicalism as “the conservatism of tomorrow injected into the affairs of today.” What Bierce wittily captured — that today’s radicals are tomorrow’s normies — means … Continue reading The media’s focus on personality is designed to shift attention away from dangerous ideas