Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Are Your Thoughts Your Own?

prasaktāḥ kāma-bhogeṣu
patanti narake 'śucau

Thus perplexed by various anxieties and bound by a network of illusions, they become too strongly attached to sense enjoyment and fall down into hell.

Check out this link to a lengthy but very interesting piece on the mass media's influence on our thought processes and decision-making. You may call it conspiracy, but the effects are real and the causes are devious.

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