Cynicism is the result of leaders not practicing what they preach. Sex usually is what destroys honor and credibility. It's the world we live in. How many people no longer pay attention to anything outside of their individual life? Should they?
Joe posted and article with interesting facts. The problem is people have been lied to so much they no longer care. Are not interested in what's going on beyond their world. Are not willing to put forth the effort to get to the truth, the root of something. As long as there's food on the table and place to live, modicum of success and freedom-is it important?
The ones that do care dive head first into a mountain of information and when they come up for air they're still not sure what to think. When i came upon alien theme it was frightening. All the conspiracies. I took it in and walked away. Not sure what to think. Person has to hold on to their stability. When i saw the Pope thing-too much for me.
In Pentecostal church we were taught thoughts count (bible says that). I was afraid of having a "wrong" or bad thought and missing the rapture. The devil
was lurking behind every piece of furniture and bush. Fear is very effective in controlling people.
Advertising uses fear to market and sell products. First they set the standard for how someone should look, what they should wear, drive. It's used to create insecurities so people will buy and use the product. Big pharma using the,
you could be at risk
Rule number one - follow the $$$$$$$.