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Politicians and the media are trained to influence the way we think. This thread looks at how they do that.

Media Manipulation Tactics
1/17 #ManufacturedOutrage

Media Manipulation Tactics
2/17 #TacticalFraming

Media Manipulation Tactics
3/17 #Scapegoating
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Do you really think everything being implemented now will just magically disappear once the virus fades away?
If you have a smartphone, it’s likely that you’re being tracked, both by government entities and private organizations, to measure how US residents are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.…
"Governments across the world are galvanizing every surveillance tool at their disposal to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus."

#slipperyslope #bigbrother #newworldorder…
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Activists urge #tobacco-style curbs on oil and gas #lobbying in EU…

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Some NGOs, emboldened by a @WHO approach towards meetings with #tobacco lobbyists (@FCTCofficial art. 5.3), now want the #EU to shut the door to legitimate #lobbying by coal, #oil and gas lobbyists, too. What’s next? Every corporate lobbyist? #SlipperySlope?
Several reasons why this nonsensical: first, very few #NGOs or public officials have the deep expertise in energy markets that energy companies do. Excluding them from the process would sideline relevant legal #stakeholders who are affected by the proposed legislative changes.
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1. @ExtinctionR Having looked at some of your policies & grievances my advice to you as a scientist is to do your own research before you jump to conclusions; resist the temptation to go down a EnergyDeadEnd path before really appreciating after years of research life's realities
2. @ExtinctionR scenario has come about through a few scientists exaggerating #ClimateChange which is a natural phenomena that has occurred since Earth had an atmosphere; one of the variables keeping us warm is yes photosynthesising #TraceGas #CO2 as well as water vapour (clouds)
3. @ExtinctionR Earth's CO2 levels vary over time & currently only 0.041% or to make it sound larger 410ppm on average; at levels below 200ppm to 150ppm #photosynthesis ceases & all life relying on plants will die off.
Many other variables are involved with #ClimateChange e.g.Sun
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Pondering some existential questions such as 1) when will Congresspeople stop clutching their pearls & put a stop2impunity? 2) when will Congress make sure that...(cont’d)…
those who allow disc/ret, threaten public servants’ livelihoods/security clearances & fail 2 take timely corrective actions are severely punished instead of rewarded w/Amb position @timkaine? 3) when will @SenFeinstein follow-up all complaints thoroughly? &…
when will @ChuckGrassley @GrassleyPress make sure that maligning USG officials & whistleblower retaliation don’t go unpunished, that all @USEEOC laws are enforced & admin Judges address misleading/doctored material? #SlipperySlope is due2Congress’ #LackOfOversight @SpeakerPelosi
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