For those unfamiliar with Chomsky's rhetoric (and I don't mean that pejoratively), Chomsky claims that -- in a nutshell -- we are being controlled by the government and the mass media, who are co-opted by business and interested in keeping us complacent through warmongering and scare tactics. This would all be dismissable as crackpot theorizing if Chomsky wasn't so erudite and didn't have the uncanny ability to footnote everything he says. Chomsky is simply brilliant, and many of the films about him make that apparent.
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