Sheep + People = Sheeple
Sheeple, most of us, are easily programmed particularly by the news media. Read More
It's so simple. All the media has to do is use the "HOLY SHIT LOOK OVER THERE!!!" approach and people panic and do what they're told. Read More
The reason I get on with programming and mathematics is that they are predictable. People aren't... It's that unpredictability that scares me.
Can people be programmed? To an extent, there's books on the subject, pick up tricks, social programming... NLP.
Most are designed to work on the masses but individuals … Read More
That's why we have to rely on experts and consensus. The trouble is that the public does not consider
1. weight and vested interest
1. the difference between debate and informed debate
1. the difference between facts and opinions
1. the difference between probability and possibility
1. the difference between … Read More
>I mean seriously, what does the government get out of turning people into thoughtless lazy sheep?
Any party that can do that can get the sheep to vote with their emothions rather than their reason. The party that can do that gets to grab the power. Let's have this discussion … Read More