By Arjun Walia | 9 May 2017
THE LAST AMERICAN VAGABOND — What’s unfolding in Syria is literally unbelievable. News, pictures, and videos of bombings, chemical weapons attacks, and the deaths of innocent people, among many other atrocities, have taken over mainstream media. But with so much chaos and heartbreak happening on the planet, there exists the opportunity for people to “wake up” and see through the lies being presented to them through mainstream media.
Once we do this, and we are in the process of it right now, we can let go of these horrible experiences and create a new one for humanity. One thing is for certain — ignorance is definitely not the answer. The answer to all of this ‘fake news’ we see is, as Edward Snowden has pointed out, is critical thinking — not blindly believing our television but turning it off instead, doing our own research and thinking for ourselves. The answer is not censorship.
The amount of information that’s now available in the public domain that completely counters the Western mainstream media’s narrative on a variety of topics is abundant, the evidence is clearly out there. The only problem is, we’re never presented with it, we never see it, and therefore many people consider several truths as mere ‘conspiracy theories,’ which is a big problem.
One of the most recent examples with regards to the conflict in Syria came from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who revealed that the recent chemical attack in Syria was a “false flag” and more are “being prepared” in Syria. You can read more about that here. […]