“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” — Voltaire
Pensador’s website reads: “Voltaire, pseudonym of François-Marie Arouet (1694 – 1778), was a French poet, essayist, playwright, historian and philosopher. He defended the freedom to be and think differently.”
An American icon who defended freedom for Blacks during some of America’s most volatile times spoke profoundly about the powers of media. Click here to review his quote.
An intriguing opinion about the press: “Because of its constitutional right and technological ways in which the press has evolved, its corporate behavior has been one of arrogance, historically premised on the notion that it can transform people into whatever identity it wants them to be, regardless of whether or not that transformation is right or wrong. Imagine, how menacing are powers like that for the average citizen who’s going about their daily lives?”