Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Observed Reality. . .

Sometimes, An Article Nails Reality Clearly - This One Does.
by Chris Hedges via Truthdig.com, Nov. 10, 2008

Opening paragraph...

“We live in two Americas.  One America, now the minority, functions in a print-based, literate world.  It can cope with complexity and has the intellectual tools to separate illusion from truth.  The other America, which constitutes the majority, exists in a non-reality-based belief system.  This America, dependent on skillfully manipulated images for information, has severed itself from the literate, print-based culture.  It cannot differentiate between lies and truth.  It is informed by simplistic, childish narratives and clichés.  It is thrown into confusion by ambiguity, nuance and self-reflection.  This divide, more than race, class or gender, more than rural or urban, believer or nonbeliever, red state or blue state, has split the country into radically distinct, unbridgeable and antagonistic entities.”

Link to full original article here.

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Nothing else - Just read it and absorb your reality.

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