Tag Archives: MSM

Slowly Shifting Opinions

I ought to be interested in our upcoming General Election here in the UK, but I’m not really. I’ll be quite interested in the outcome of an election that has been described as People versus Parliament, but I just wish … Continue reading

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Pop News

I must say that when someone posted a comment here a few days ago with the Canning Town video, I didn’t know what it was about. It looked to me like I was watching some politician being pulled off a … Continue reading

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Supply and Demand

I stopped watching TV after the UK smoking ban, because nobody smoked on TV, and nobody spoke up for smokers on TV. On TV I saw depicted a world to which I didn’t belong, and to which I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Constructing Flow Charts of Influence and Money

Continuing with yesterday’s discussion, I’m inclined to agree with Joe L : It’s hard to choose what group is the “worst” enemy of smokers. They all play their parts in our discrimination. There’s a complex set of mutually-reinforcing influences at … Continue reading

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Response to a Couple of Comments

I was writing yesterday that the 20th century was unique in the annals of history as being a time when it was possible to engage in the mass indoctrination of millions of people using one-way megaphone broadcast media, such as … Continue reading

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Three Matters Of Interest

These days I spend much of my time building a computer heat flow simulation model, and dropping snow and ice onto the surface of an imaginary Earth. It’s what I’ve been doing for the past year or so. It also … Continue reading

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The Dying Mainstream Media

A couple of bits of news. First, in the UK: …record numbers of people are already abandoning the BBC, either giving up television altogether or migrating to more modern streaming services like Netflix and others, which offer a range of … Continue reading

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