years and years the world has been blinded by the evils in society. There are three main matters

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years and years the world has been blinded by the evils in society. There are three main matters that shade us from the truth every day. These are corruption/greed, media takeover, and ignorance. Corruption is one of the worst evils to enter society; it has seemed to become a type of faith on its own. The way it is evil is that corruption has blinded society by the way we think and act, it allows people in society to think that doing evil things is an ok thing to do. The reason corruption has changed the way society thinks is, when we hear that it has not only led to the breaking of the managerial system and weak authority, but also some serious causes like poverty. Which, has led to the society’s disability to think and act freely,…show more content…
The takeover of media in society is one of the worst ways the rich control the public opinion on how they think. The media does a great way of shaping the minds of its viewers by subtly showing images and words put together to give the idea that what they are showing is true. A lot of what we see on the news is distorted to put their agenda forward and so the citizens believe what they are doing is the right thing. In many ways the news desensitizes the viewers, by showing vulgar videos or pictures. I remember when I saw the video of Saddam Hussein on CNN getting ready to be hung. I couldn’t remember if they actually showed the hanging, but I know they showed everything up to that point, but just seeing that was a very desensitizing to see that. The media and stuff you see on the television all portray an illusion of being happy. Examples of this are fame, fortune, and power. These are three things that the media is always trying to shove into people’s minds. It is a rare thing to see the truth shown on the news, because who really knows what the truth is. The media never tries to promote the average person; it is always fixed on the things that look the best, the best cars, clothes, basically telling the viewers that with these things they will be popular. Another example of what the media does is they bombard teenage girls with beauty supplies, they portray the perfect girl on

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