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"There are two kinds of propaganda:

rational propaganda in favor of action that is consonant with the enlightened self-interest of those who make it and those to whom it is addressed;

non-rational propaganda that is not consonant with anybody's enlightened self-interest, but is dictated by, and appeals to, passion."

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited

"During the last half of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth, the period during which the idea of the movies became a reality, something momentous happened in America, and it happened not only to American culture but to the American consciousness.

Images began to flood the streets of the cities.

Publications that had been limited to text were now, thanks to new print technologies, cluttered with illustrations, so much so that some critics even began complaining about "over-illustration."

University of Chicago historian Daniel Joseph Boorstin found its source in the Graphic Revolution, a remarkable rise in the quantity of visual material that had become available to the public.

Everywhere in America there was a new emphasis on seeing.

An example was the staging of department store windows, carefully arranged to provide maximum visual stimulation.

What made the Graphic Revolution revolutionary was less the quantity of images than their effect on the America mind.

Daniel J Boorstin was concerned that the Graphic Revolution encouraged image-thinking - thinking in terms of an "artificial imitation or representation of the external form of any object, especially of an individual."

This came at the expense of edifying thought - thought in terms of some ideal or value toward which to strive.

The glut of images directs us to the here and now, to something immediately useful in the moment; the ideal directs us to something above and beyond, to something the utility of which may not be readily apparent or invisible.

In the opinion of Daniel J Boorstin the 'Graphic Revolution' was a moral devolution as well because it replaced aspiration with gratification.

Print demanded think things through logically - ratiocination.

"To engage the written word means to follow a line of thought which requires considerable powers of classifying, inference making and reasoning." - Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

It followed that a predominantly print-based society, as America's was until the late 19th century, while not necessarily one coruscating with intellectual brilliance, nevertheless was one in which logic, order and context prevailed.

An image-based society, on the other hand, dispensed with all these because images did not demand them.

How much logical discipline does one need to recognize a image?" - Neil Gabler

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This website defines a new perspective with which to engage reality to which its author adheres. The author feels that the falsification of reality outside personal experience has forged a populace unable to discern propaganda from reality and that this has been done purposefully by an international corporate cartel through their agents who wish to foist a corrupt version of reality on the human race. Religious intolerance occurs when any group refuses to tolerate religious practices, religious beliefs or persons due to their religious ideology. This web site marks the founding of a system of philosophy named The Truth of the Way of the Lumière Infinie - a rational gnostic mystery religion based on reason which requires no leap of faith, accepts no tithes, has no supreme leader, no church buildings and in which each and every individual is encouraged to develop a personal relation with the Creator and Sustainer through the pursuit of the knowledge of reality in the hope of curing the spiritual corruption that has enveloped the human spirit. The tenets of the Truth of the Way of the Lumière Infinie are spelled out in detail on this web site by the author. Violent acts against individuals due to their religious beliefs in America is considered a "hate crime."

This web site in no way condones violence. To the contrary the intent here is to reduce the violence that is already occurring due to the international corporate cartels desire to control the human race. The international corporate cartel already controls the world economic system, corporate media worldwide, the global industrial military entertainment complex and is responsible for the collapse of morals, the elevation of self-centered behavior and the destruction of global ecosystems. Civilization is based on coöperation. Coöperation does not occur at the point of a gun.

American social mores and values have declined precipitously over the last century as the corrupt international cartel has garnered more and more power. This power rests in the ability to deceive the populace in general through corporate media by pressing emotional buttons which have been preprogrammed into the population through prior corporate media psychological operations. The results have been the destruction of the family and the destruction of social structures that do not adhere to the corrupt international elites vision of a perfect world. Through distraction and coercion the direction of thought of the bulk of the population has been directed toward solutions proposed by the corrupt international elite that further consolidates their power and which further their purposes.

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