By Michael Todd As human beings, we all have a propensity to gravitate to the familiar. So we tend to frequent politically like-minded websites and social media platforms. As a result, people tend to become anxious and hostile to differing points of view and recede even deeper into the political echo chamber, agreeing with their … Continue reading The Imperfect Science of Polling
Month: July 2020
Why Cancel Culture is a Harbinger of Totalitarianism
By Michael Todd The left has chosen to act like the Chinese Communist Party rather than the representatives of a free society that cherishes free speech. While proclaiming themselves the purveyors of morality, they continually expand what is considered hate speech to silence their opposition. With attacks on people's families and the threat of losing … Continue reading Why Cancel Culture is a Harbinger of Totalitarianism
Social Stratification Through Media Manipulation.
By Michael Todd We see some of the most hyperbolic reporting over issues that should bring people together; instead, the media has opted to provide incomplete information to help sway public perception. Evidence of this resides in the reporting of the COVID 19 epidemic. The media want you to believe that New York and New … Continue reading Social Stratification Through Media Manipulation.
Social Manipulation and the Art of Rewriting History
by Michael Todd In an ever-growing age of sensationalist news outlets and impersonal communication through social media, those who want to rewrite history have discovered invaluable tools to push an agenda. Utilizing psychological manipulation to influence perception, those doing the influencing can change the behavior and interests of a target audience through subjective and ambiguous … Continue reading Social Manipulation and the Art of Rewriting History