In the 21st century, we are being propagandised hundreds of times per day. The public is literally marinated in various forms of manipulated messaging – political, corporate, and medical propaganda, to name only a few. The affect of this programming on both the individual and society is warping modern civilisation in ways we could not have imagined 50 years ago. Is it possible to resist or avoid this relentless media onslaught, or will this be the permanent state of affairs going forward? 

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These issue are broken down in detail in this brief presentation by Academy of Ideas entitled, “Edward Bernays and Group Psychology: Manipulating the Masses.”