If you’ve any doubt why the issue of news bias and elite control are important, Chomsky sums it up in a few sentences in this second clip from, Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992), by Canadian filmmakers, Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick, which expands on the ideas of Chomsky’s earlier book, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, which he co-wrote with Edward S. Herman.
Nullius In Verba
(Take Nothing On Authority)
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Disobedience is man’s original virtue"Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through Rebellion" Oscar Wilde
Resistance Is Rational
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.