„Whoever controls the media, controls the mind“

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chanteur des Doors 1943 - 1971

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—  Ramakrishna Indian mystic and religious preacher 1836 - 1886

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Contexte: Same with religion. Religion is nothing but mind control. Religion is just trying to control your mind, control your thoughts, so they're gonna tell you some things you shouldn't say because they're... sins. And besides telling you things you shouldn't say, religion is gonna suggest some things that you ought to be saying; "Here's something you ought to say first thing when you wake up in the morning; here's something you ought to say just before you go to sleep at night; here's something we always say on the third Wednesday in April after the first full moon in spring at 4 o'clock when the bells ring." Religion is always suggesting things you ought to be saying.

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„Any imposition of government censorship on the media is a step in the direction of State control, a step which big money is most reluctant to take.“

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