💬 Misquotation Pandemic and Disinformation Polemic: 🧠 Mind Pollution by Viral Falsity 🦠

What people want to hear or what people want to assume depends greatly on how cleverly it can be put into an acceptable or credible form. There have always been masters of falsification and crafty figures who could deceive many people.
Donald Trump has been very successful in misleading a lot of people and making them believe things that were or are not at all true.
He had wonderful help from Twitter and Facebook, who did not mind presenting all Tweets and postings this master of falsification could write and gratuitously offered to the world.

The bitter irony is that the medium of the World Wide Web supposed to have been able to offer enough media to find the truth, a lot of people were caught by the algorithms of Facebook which brought them similar messages based on the same falsities.
Instead of benefiting the world those Tweets and Facebook messages of Trump and his followers could continually saw poisonous messages and making sure that people would not come to go looking further, searching more serious journalistic papers or full-fledged reliable television channels.

The problem of the political parties in the U.S.A. and their politicians is that they allowed the poison to spread for several years, before daring to open their mouth against that blusterer and demagogue who tried to get more and more power by unconventional means.
It was a major error of judgment on their part with very serious consequences.
It made it possible that Donald Trump put the dagger in American Democracy.

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To remember:

At all times we do have to be very careful to resist institutional corruption within the media system, to withstand economic influence, political clientelism and conflicts of interest, and to curtail excessive instrumentalisation of the media for particular corporate demands, political goals, partisan strategies or sectarian ideologies that are contrary to the democratic role of the media and detrimental to net(work) neutrality.

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Preceding

Who can tackle Donald Trump

A president daring to use the Bible for underlining his hate speech

The Hero of the greatest …. failures

Hollowness of democracy

2019 was #2 a Year of much deceit in the U.S.A.

Stress-test for democracy #1 Storming of the Capitol in Washington

Stress-test for democracy #2 A coup d’etat with bloodshed

The death knell of an Empire

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As the third decade of the third millenium dawns, the skill and resolve for winnowing truth from falsehood have become more wanting in humans than ever before. Falsity trumps honesty, and fallacy swamps clarity. In short supply and chronic retreat are the cognitive tools and intellectual acumen necessary to recognize the errors or defects propagated in quotations, statements and claims from numerous sources, including the media, academia, luminaries, dignitaries, celebrities, ideologues, politicians, stakeholders, advertisers, influencers, Internet users and bloggers, particularly in the era of misquotations and disinformation, numerous instances of which seem to be intractably stoking people’s partial or utter ignorance as…

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2 Responses to 💬 Misquotation Pandemic and Disinformation Polemic: 🧠 Mind Pollution by Viral Falsity 🦠

  1. Guestspeaker says:

    Mr. Ohh’s Sideways writes:
    What I will never understand is somewhere in the 70’s when the media turned from news people to columnists. We no longer listen to facts we listen to opinions and believe them to be true. I believe nothing anymore unless I can verify it my self. As far as the national stuff goes, I accept what is said but consider the source and its motives.

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