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Shawn

How the Trump-Russia Data Machine Games Google to Fool Americans :: Politics :: Features :: Fake News :: Paste

"we’re in the middle of something we’ve never experienced in America: a full-on psychological war"

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"What’s different now is that this propaganda is being gamed by professionals in a massive, orchestrated data campaign at a volume, pace, and consistency"

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"The result? The American psyche is being transformed. Truthfully, it already has been. We’ve entered a new political, philosophical, social, and cultural era. People don’t seem to understand yet, or aren’t willing to face it, but reality is completely malleable."

This is why I'm constantly saying that Marketing (big "M") is evil. Marketing has conditioned us for decades to respond to these kinds of messages. And now that we've been softened up it's been weaponized against us.