This week Erik and I discuss the themes and predictive programming running through the Star Wars and Star Trek franchises and in two new videogames coming out soon. Also Chad touches on how the entertainment industry has been enmeshed with the CIA since the beginning of the Cold War.
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
Medal of Honor 2010 Trailer
Two great examples of videogames as a recruiting tool for the military. Bootcamp’s sole purpose now is to prepare the body, the mind is being prepared in the comfort of your own home. Kids will eat this up and the parents don’t know to warn them.
This week Erik talks about a couple of documentaries he recently watched, namely Food Inc. and Islam: What the West need to know.
Chad brings us strange articles from the Land of Nod, concerning new mental illnesses, LSD in Britain’s water supply and animal right’s lawyers in Switzerland.