This is why ideologues are so unreasonable and singularly focused on promoting their assigned gospel which they well paid to promote. They’re little more than corporate salespersons. They’re employed as emotional/intellectual herd dogs. Their purpose is to corral mass thought into manageable pens, away from ideas which would not benefit the status quo.
Noam Chomsky says:”Control of thought is more important for governments that are free and popular than for despotic and military states. The logic is straightforward: a despotic state can control its domestic enemies by force, but as the state loses this weapon, other devices are required to prevent the ignorant masses from interfering with public affairs, which are none of their business…the public are to be observers, not participants, consumers of ideology as well as products.”From article “Force and Opinion” in Z Magazine
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