Big Think Live Blogging: "Internet: Ideas at the Frontier"
Big Think will be live blogging from Harvard Law School today, and it's a seminar you wont want to miss.
Entitled "Internet: Ideas at the Frontier," the seminar hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, will feature ideas from media guru Jeff Jarvis, Los Angeles Times editor Russ Stanton, and Google News chief, Josh Cohen, alongside Harvard internet scholar, Jonathan Zittrain and Harvard law professor, Terry Fisher.
We invite you to follow this exciting examination into the future of news on the Web—as well as submit questions—via our Twitter Feed at Big_Think from 5-7 p.m. today, Monday, March 9.
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A disturbing interview given by a KGB defector in 1984 describes America of today and outlines four stages of mass brainwashing used by the KGB.
- Bezmenov described this process as "a great brainwashing" which has four basic stages.
- The first stage is called "demoralization" which takes from 15 to 20 years to achieve.
- According to the former KGB agent, that is the minimum number of years it takes to re-educate one generation of students that is normally exposed to the ideology of its country.
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