As opposed to manufacturing consent, we must think of “manufacturing doubt,” a point made in the documentary Merchants of Doubt. The reference to the documentary I just picked up in this course on iAi TV, on “Rhetoric and Reality”.
iAi TV’s course on the philosphy/metaphyics of quantum theory, by Tim Maudlin (needs sign up for 1 month free trial.)
Ever since I moved to Seattle, I decided to tell myself, and others, that I am not a writer. Any more. Sometimes I add that qualification, sometimes, I do not.
I see how for conservatives, states are the unit at which competition is fostered in government policy. They see states as needing to be run like businesses, competing with each other for labor and creating the “product” of more optimal social conditions.