“Only small secrets need to be protected. The large ones are kept secret by the public’s incredulity.”
— Marshall McLuhan (HT @LionelMedia)
Having applied all of my integrity, intellect and insight to researching the matter, my belief is that we are witnessing right now one of the greatest communications events in history. Indeed, it is arguably the singularly greatest. So, what is this event, and why does it deserves this extraordinary description? The answers are to be found in how the (Western) mass media has been trapped by the most exquisitely constructed double bind.