When habits are hard to break, history repeats itself.
While researching Subliminal Messaging, I couldn’t help but wonder whether there was some subliminal going on during the past three years which would somehow explain the viral fear humanity exhibited almost universally.
A constant stream of panic mixed with an endless repetition of the same mantras globally eventually led to a decay of our hard earned (and over centuries acquired!) ability to openly debate matters. Going forward (and using it as a simplified “BS propaganda detector”), it may well be worth remembering sentences such as “The science is settled”1 and “We will continue to be your single source of truth […] Unless you hear it from us it is not the truth.”2
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Some would argue that the enormous responsibilities and pressures governments internationally were facing — and given the unprecedented uncertainty in most of their leaders’ lifetime — that strictly controlling the narrative was an acceptable move, but given the pandemic is now officially declared over, and with all the overwhelming evidence now being presented and documented3, one could think that people would let go of their past errors, realize they were conned, and, move on.
Far from it!
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