Free Speech Doesn’t Matter If Propagandists Decide What People Say

The Most Revolutionary Act

By Caitlin Johnstone

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

None are more hopelessly ignorant than those who falsely believe they’re informed.

None are more hopelessly propagandized than those who don’t know they are propagandized.

Living in a liberal western democracy means having the freedom to criticize the tyranny of your government, but instead spending your time criticizing the tyranny of foreign governments who your government doesn’t like.

Free speech in a liberal western democracy means you have the freedom to say whatever you want about the abuses of your government, and the press has the freedom to hammer you with propaganda to ensure that you never do.

In a liberal western democracy you are free to criticize your government, but instead you are propagandized into criticizing the impotent puppets who get rotated in and out of office while your government continues doing all the same evil…

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2 thoughts on “Free Speech Doesn’t Matter If Propagandists Decide What People Say

  1. Whoever wrote the following just described the MAGA crowd with pinpoint laser accuracy: “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

    None are more hopelessly ignorant than those who falsely believe they’re informed.

    None are more hopelessly propagandized than those who don’t know they are propagandized.

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