TV is NOT The Truth, Even if You Think it Is
October 17, 2006
This speech from the movie Network is 30 years old, yet even then it accurately portrayed the truth about TV, that it is one of the primary tools to deceive and manipulate you.
In fact, it is the most awesome propaganda machine in the entire world.
The full speech can be heard through the YouTube link below. Here's a small part of it:
" ... Television is not the truth ... Television is a circus, a carnival, a traveling troupe of acrobats, storytellers, dancers, singers, jugglers, sideshow freaks, lion tamers, and football players. We're in the boredom-killing business.
"So if you want the Truth, go to God. Go to your gurus. Go to yourselves! Because that's the only place you're ever gonna find any real truth.
But, man, you're never gonna get any truth from us ... We deal in illusions, man. None of it is true! But you people sit there, day after day, night after night ... We're all you know! You're beginning to believe the illusions we're spinning here! You're beginning to think that the tube is reality and that your own lives are unreal ..."