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martin nicklaus padua

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The truth we have now (news and electronic data) is no longer absolute. It's either twisted or fabricated by the influential and in power.

What is true to someone is not true to others. Influential people like famous singers and movie stars create a warped ideology that people follow even against some existing natural laws (e.g. food, relationship). Those in power have secretly manufacture unscrupulous and deceptive information to cover up hidden agendas that will eventually damage humanity. (e.g. human cloning, weather alternation device).

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  • Jan 5 2014: The truth remains as it is, but how we interpret and communicate that truth is where we find those manipulations. After all, history is written by the victors. That doesn't mean it shows us all the perspectives behind an event. That's something that we personally have to seek out if we really want to know the greater truth of the matter. The idea of fabricating truth however, is a fairly old idea.

    There are often reasons why influential powers can't tell the entire truth behind a matter, whether it will upset the balance of things or because that information could pose a threat to others, especially in the wrong hands. We certainly have some level of right to try to seek out that truth, but full exposure of that could lead to dire consequences.

    In some cases like celebrity idolization, it's used on purpose to achieve a specific end, like to encourage the selling of a product or program. I wouldn't say it twists the truths of things in such a fundamental sense, aside from the falsehoods of appearance and glamour perhaps. Like all things it's a directed advertisement, but we are ultimately the ones who decide whether or not to buy into that. Does it conflict with truth? I really wouldn't say so.
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      Jan 7 2014: hi samantha..i appreciate your comprehensive and detailed arguments...my comments are:

      1. The truth remains as it is, but how we interpret and communicate that truth is where we find those manipulations...i agree..even history would tells us that there are some gray areas yet undiscovered..history can be rumors without factual evidences.

      2. There are often reasons why influential powers can't tell the entire truth behind a matter, whether it will upset the balance of things or because that information could pose a threat to others, especially in the wrong hands...i agree...power means getting the right information at the right time

      3. In some cases like celebrity idolization, it's used on purpose to achieve a specific end, like to encourage the selling of a product or program...i agree...public figures have an influential capacity to dictate what is in and what is out...

      Does it conflict with truth?...yes...at some point..twisting truth about good morals and values...

      only my opinion...thanks again..
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    Jan 8 2014: the truth has had a very long history of being manipulated. If you wish to feel calmer about your disappointment with institutions as truth tampering groups...please look far back into history...there are reasons why millions are killed...for disagreeing with a point of view Learn who has been present at these task forces of "persuasion In some cases that lineage or family is thriving still. .You will have unfolded before you the very real sad picture of humanity. An aggressive force invades and destroys the more civilized intellectual culture. As children we often hear the tale told in reverse..as one advanced culture "colonized" the primitive. This can be proven to be false in every case...So now what does one do when surrounded by fictionalized entitlement..be the best person you can to everyone you are able and speak out in pity of the attack on the peoples of the earth Hang onto your integrity to withstand false materialistic goods.. and be the good you wish to see...
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    Jan 7 2014: “The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. ...We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical result of the way in which our democratic society is organized. Vast numbers of human beings must cooperate in this manner if they are to live together as a smoothly functioning society. ...In almost every act of our daily lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons...who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.”

    -- Edward Bernays, founding father of the American public relations industry. He was the nephew of Freud.
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      Jan 7 2014: hi fred...genius point of discussion..impressive..influence now...fabricated truth eventually in the end...
  • Jan 3 2014: The "truth" we had then was NEVER absolute. It was ALWAYS twisted or fabricated by the influential and in power.
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    Jan 21 2014: what is the warped ideology that famous singers and movie stars create?

    what are the coverups around human cloning and weather alteration device?
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    Jan 20 2014: Please do not confuse the Truth with make believe. Truth can never be manipulated, only make believe can. Make believe is for the gullible. People that are not gullible, they do not depend on make believe so for them this is not a question that would even arise.
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      Jan 21 2014: Thanks Johnny. I agree with the difference between truth and make believe. I think it's not a question of being deceived or not but sometimes the focus lies on getting the right information from the right source.
  • Jan 12 2014: There is an old saying, "The Victors write the history books." The view of history has always been twisted from the very beginning.
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    Jan 6 2014: News or electronic data has always been suspect at best and absolute propaganda and false information at it's worst. It is the consumer that has gotten more savy with a larger amount of data available at a faster pace.
  • Jan 5 2014: Hi martin,once I read a book which there was a sentence described truth in this way:truth are those processes which we would like to keep searching,discussing around with some facts forever:)
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      Jan 7 2014: hi edulover..thanks for the comment..it seemed that you love reading...my comment is...facts used to discover something hidden is making a theory...a theory (A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena..http://www.thefreedictionary.com/theory)..as against to the absolute truth prescribed by existing scientific laws...
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    Jan 5 2014: If there is weather altering technology out there then it would go against you're very own nature to employ it. The chaos theory would get in the way, no particle in the atmosphere can be tracked in real time. Change one areas weather you change the rest of the planets system.

    This post will get under a few males skins.
  • Jan 4 2014: That is not true:if it is true to someone but not true to others.Truth is true,not for any objection.If you still got bias of truth,it means you needed more time to keep searching what it is,when you can accept all completely,truth comes...
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      Jan 4 2014: hi edulover...thanks for the comment..my response is with a question: how can you tell it's the truth if it's not yet discovered? it's a mystery if we are searching for it and not truth...only my opinion..
  • Jan 3 2014: You talks as if manipulation of information by powerful groups is a new phenomena. This is something that's been around since the dawn of civilization; hasn't managed to wreck it so far, it probably helps that most of those powerful groups are usually more busy undermining each other then anything else.

    Also, those hidden agendas usually involve such sinister things as maximizing profits, or getting elected for office. Pretty standard stuff for anyone with ambition, including those who work towards the greater good.

    Besides, human cloning has its potential, and weather alternation devices sound very useful. Tell you what, if you ever manage to uncover some conspiracy involving them, could you save me a set of blueprints?
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      Jan 3 2014: Hi Nadav.I'll try to save a blueprint for you if I'll get one. :-)
      Thanks for the comment.