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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-24-11 04:55 PM
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74. Yes but as the original title and bulk of the Rolling Stone Essay alludes to

Climate of Denial

Can science and the truth withstand the merchants of poison?

This ties in with Gore's analogy of comparing the media to "professional wrestling referees" more intent on "selling entertainment" than judging or reporting right from wrong and truth from falsehood.

He does take on the dysfunctional government but the root cause or enabler according to Al Gore is our corrupted or dysfunctional public square aka; the media.

P.S. If you've never watched professional wrestling you may not make the connection but the referees in that so called sport are the pinnacle of corruption, dysfunction or just planned incompetence, take your pick, they are always looking the wrong way when the bad guy wrestlers and/or their manager is doing shit, whether using chairs, wooden shoes or flame balls, this excites the audience and when the good guys have finally had enough and start fighting back perhaps bending the rules, the referees have eagle eyes to catch them. It's all a big soap opera.

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