Neville Bartos wrote:Gonzo wrote:There is so much good stuff out there at the moment.
Comedy aside the real debate is happening on YouTube and there are some cracking opinions by some very switched on people about all the taboo subjects.
How long the propaganda of shows like Question Time can continue when there is so much raw and honest debate being recorded by professors & academics remains to be seen
I think you're right Gonzo. Unfortunately, in the real world everyone seems terrified of voicing an opinion that may cause offence, or damage their profile.
Places like YouTube and Twitter (for all their faults) at least offer a degree of anonimity. Which does give people the confidence, and lack of consequence, to voice their true opinions.
Though often the sensible and reasonable are drowned out by all the extreme nonsense. Swings and roundabouts, I suppose.
I agree mostly mate, but I think the extreme nonsense in social media is a strength to be honest. As much as the views you see on some platforms may seem extreme, they are views that are held whether we like it or not. Social media at least gives you the opportunity to see those opinions and engage should you choose. You can't form an opinion on a view unless you've heard or read it.
Saying that, the counter is that most social media platforms will trend massively to confirmation bias so some will only see opinions they agree with.
Anyhoo, Me Pie, he's great.