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Distant Observer

"No doubt I'll be waiting forever."

No doubt. Mass media has demonstrated you can, in fact, fool most of the people all of the time. Joe Bageant tried to explain to us why Americans vote, routinely, against their own interests. He did so in a very long book riddle with sentimentality. But it can all be boiled down to this: People prefer the pain of ignorance to the freedom of knowledge as the latter places the onus upon them to become informed and act.

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