an hour and 17 minutes but well worth the watch Propaganda and Manipulation: How mass media engineers and distorts our perceptions (people are living in a trance)
five major techniques for how American mass media manipulates and twists the view Americans have of their world. The seriousness of the distortion, and our progressive loss of contact with reality is dramatic. We are increasingly living inside a media-induced trance without knowing it. Children believe Ronald MacDonald is more real than Abraham Lincoln. From Coke to Carl's Jr., Hip-hop to the Iraq war, the role of subliminal propaganda in our lives is unveiled and exposed. This talk is based on Dr. Kroth's recent book Implosion: delusion, denial, and the prospect of collapse (formerly titled "Duped!"