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What They Want You To Think – The Problem of Corporate Patronage

A good friend of mine was watching some re-runs of Lassie programmes from the 1954 to 1959 series.  It is nostalgically thought of as a time of innocence.  We remember that period of time through rose-tinted glasses and recall how … Continue reading

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Corporate Influence is Violence in Disguise

We live in a more or less permanent reality distortion field, where the truth is hard to discern.  Every day, we are subject to messages, via advertising, social media, the mainstream media and through government public relations that tell us … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Noticed?

Have you ever noticed that the owners of websites that provide links to torrents, for the purposes of “file sharing”, which promote and encourage the theft of digital works made by artists, are always the ones that sprout a “worthier … Continue reading

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Changing Your Mind

Whether by default or design, artists change minds.  It’s an unavoidable part of what they do.  Some artists are aware of this and make it their purpose to change minds in particular, deliberate ways.  Others are seemingly oblivious to the … Continue reading

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