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Night King is liberal – manipulation of media narrative

Posted by Picard578 on October 20, 2017

One has to be careful when reading media narrative. Not only do thoughts shape language, but language shapes thoughts as well. The exact same thing can seem very different depending on the language used. Therefore, one has always to think about *what* is being said, and try to eliminate *how* it is being said. Consider these statements, which say basically the exact same thing:
– “Immigrants are people with all rights. We have to accept them and help them. We need to respect their culture, and help them to continue practicing their customs.”
– “Immigrants will come in and steal jobs with cheap labour when they bother working at all. They will bring their customs and cause conflict.”

Of course, the first statement seems much nicer, much more humane. But they both say the same thing, and the second statement is more direct, more honest, and thus superior to first one. To better illustrate the point, here is a pin from Pinterest:

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