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Tag Archives: lies
How to evaluate your information sources
Originally posted on askyermom:
Your generation has a much more challenging job than mine did of evaluating information sources. Please allow me to geez for a moment!! When I was a kid, we had four teevee stations and two newspapers.…
Posted in General Sharing, reblogged Tagged bias, discernment, evaluating, facts, learning, lies, sources, Truth Leave a comment
On Advertising in These Corporate Days
The purpose of advertising is to get out a message, to convince people of what you want them to believe. In commercial ads, you expect that this message will lead to sales, but many ads are obviously more about putting … Continue reading
Posted in Independent Business, Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged advertising, campaigns, commercial, content, corporate, Democrats, GOP, lies, money, Obama, politics, purpose, Republicans, spin, Truth Leave a comment
What to Do When You Receive a WARNING Via Email
When you receive an email that warns you about something – is it true ? Or, if it tells you how to fight evil or make money — what do you do? If it has been forwarded more than once, … Continue reading
Posted in General Sharing, Rants and Raves Tagged Email, Fear, Hoax, Hoax Busters, Hoaxes, Internet, lies, Rumors, Snopes, Truth, Urban Legends, Warnings 1 Comment
Corporations & Other Legal Fictions
Corporations can not be People ( as in We The People) because they do not, in fact, exist in the real world. They are legal fictions, given status by government , & the actual people hiding behind the corporate shield … Continue reading
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