Good thoughts from Kalle Lasn:
If we, as a society, lose our voice completely, and corporations start doing all the talking, then we’ll be utterly lost. To some degree, this has already happened. Our ability to envision a future collectively has already been severely compromised.
Yet another reason to become a storychaser.
Great list of recommended films and other resources on media overexposure, btw, on the AdFreeBlog FAQ. For more of my thoughts on related topics, check out the following posts:
- The Corporation documentary: A big eye opener (Feb 2008)
- The Tyranny of Oil, The Danger of Unregulated Markets, Power, and Populism (April 2009)
- Fair Elections Now: Why we must change campaign finance in the United States (January 2010)
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