Most Americans believe that the COVID-19 situation in America is improving, despite evidence of rising cases.
Optimism is “not good news”?
Public health “experts” continue to focus on fear. For nearly the entire pandemic, there has been no sense of “hope” – yet “hope” was the theme of the 2020 WHO World Mental Health Day.
There is a reason for the focus on fear: Propaganda is messaging designed to encourage a target audience to adopt someone else’s agenda, and fear is one of the most powerful techniques of propaganda messaging.
When we are scared, we stop thinking rationally. And rational thought is the enemy of the propagandist.
Public health “experts”, the media and numerous politicians want us to remain living lives in fear for as long as possible. A state of fear enables them to do what they want, which is not necessarily what you want.
I do not normally post anything specific to politics here. However, in 2016, a prominent social media propaganda campaign was shared into my social media news feeds, and that 2016 campaign is relevant here because it explains what is going on in 2021.Continue reading It is critical that high fear levels be maintained