One of the time-tested popular tactics of reactionaries in skewing reality, is to transform a debate into a tawdry popularity contest, rather than a sensible exchange of ideas based on evidence. The viral appeal to the lizard component of the brain operating the subconscious resulting in instinct leaves an individual vulnerable to passive coercion. Emotions are the key instrument closing the snake oil sales job of foisting rhetoric across the societal bandwidth galaxy, and nailing the coffin shut preventing escape from eternal servitude.
Universities are the vile and fervent breeding ground for cultural engineering. The ironic hypocrisy that institutions of higher learning provide a framework for critical thinking skills applicable in white collar professions, while at the same time attempting to indoctrinate all students, forges a confusing dichotomy from which many are never able to recover from in their lifetime.
Below, is the result of an experiment that probably began with a semblance of good intentions, but has long since reached the graceless impasse of a hard expiration date.
The post was an obvious blatant attempt to exploit the recent Atlanta shooting tragedy by authoring a ridiculous platitude of a critique that is instantly disprovable, and incubating a boutique nuevo riche genre of militant resistance and disruption, a method that resembles aggressive digital graffiti, and instead of defacing property, energy and resources are wasted in cauterizing the effects of the indiscretion. Originally, a member on a F***book neighborhood group started a thread to share about a positive experience in diversity. In the lightspeed dynamics of social media, things can change in the quantum moment, and the deplorable response to the original message is not shocking considering the amount of resources which groups such as Black Lives Matter, and Mother’s Demand Action allocate to spreading propaganda across the entire breadth of online communities.
Notice how the poster, a public school teacher by the way, strategically separates the weaponized rubbish into two sentence fragments. Obviously, this is not the first rodeo for the dissident in deploying evasive maneuvers to avoid the F***book moderation AI bots. The complete sentence of “History show that racism was created by white people.” would have been immediately flagged, and the user would have faced immediate sanctions in either being detained in social media jail, or worse.
Fact and reality have been banished to the disposable cadre in the remote rain forests of Venezuela, and within the no-consequence interactive experience of social media through devices, anything is possible that can be imagined, or maliciously contrived to influence the unrefined minds of the younger generations. For every thermodynamically reckless diatribe where rhetoric is pawned off as fact, the proportion of energy allocated for damage control becomes overwhelming. As most of the population over 44 years of age still adheres to the comically relevant phrase of “Never believe anything you hear or see on the internet!”, according to the 2010 Census, nearly 185 million Americans cannot relate, and the numbers are sure to be even more dishearteningly staggering after the 2020 data is finally processed.
As the Biden Administration is on the cusp of attempting to enact a series of strict and disabling gun control measures, Kamala Harris’s prominent niece, joined the soulless faction of anti-factors in enraging the sensible inhabitants of the Twittersphere in a tweet that looks good to extremists, but devoid of evidence or logic. In not resorting to dressing up the egregious post swimming in misinformation, the verbiage is a flat out lie with elements of stereotyping.
Harris deleted the controversial tweet which sparked a digital firestorm, and a staunch reminder to freedom loving Americans, that the next four years will try the patience of even the most tolerable citizens.
Receptary, or the concept that an idea can be popular and well-received that does not necessarily have to align with truth or fact, is at the forefront of the radical manual to influence hundreds of millions through delusion and fantasy. Spawned from mistruths and combined with trending popular culture, the veritable Cool-Aid intermixed with Red Bull is a formidable threat to basic freedom and liberties, a burgeoning campaign of revisionism launched through basic texting features and one click, one swipe, or a single prompt.
Unfortunately, the entire gamut of social media platforms have no recourse and redundancy to combat disinformation and propaganda, nor do the tens of billions of dollars tycoons wish to derail a movement that fits their collective agenda. As long as the user base is content, with heads buried under the sand of a smartscreen, for all they care, multi-sexual mutant xenomorphs from the planet Bliss organizing the Boston Tea Party could become a legitimate part of understood history. As long as society is in moderately frenzied state of disarray, and the majority of subscribers pay for their data plans in a timely fashion, the entire Periodic Table of Elements can be renamed and restructured to celebrate 20th century suffragists.
While hipsters continuously and bombard the three phases of time with corrosive edits, and prestige is embraced in the absence of empirical evidence, welcome to the wonderful jaded world of smiling lies and conjecture, where special interests do not give a damn about the status quo. The horrific reality is only exacerbated by plummeting IQ’s, as teachers are encouraged to indoctrinate, and achievement is measured by feelings rather than cognition. Group think is here to stay, and with it comes the decay of reality, the metaphor captured disturbingly by the rotting ruins of urban cores selling out to extremism.