By Thorsten J. Pattberg Framing means talking the people into something that doesn‘t even exist. It is the last and ultimate manipulative strategy used by any author to describe everything he wished had happened in a way that bequeaths his own brilliant legacy and fits an imaginary plot. We say last manipulative strategy because at this point, as a versatile writer, all other techniques ought to have been exhausted. Take the Western genre. Old Joe,
by Thorsten J. Pattberg for The Saker Blog This is Part 1 of a series Foreword The easiest way to destroy a man in body and soul is to harm him in all ways and forms imaginable and claim it‘ll be good for him. This demonic logic, its inversion is telling him that doing good would actually be bad for him, creeps into our mammal brains through early childhood dreams.
Global media mobilize for unparalleled Outer Space news By Thorsten J. Pattberg for the Saker Blog The latest information hype are Aliens. I see more and more articles. The print papers holler on triumphantly: We have been contacted! Such news is contagious. That‘s why Elon Musk, the CEO of the Tesla company and SpaceX, wants to fly to Mars by 2030. He allegedly wants to meet the Aliens halfway. It‘s great for publicity. The sense of journalistic urgency is not unfounded. Already
Our global leaders have resorted to most resolute revolutionary measures to oppress the past and exploit future time By Thorsten J. Pattberg for the Saker Blog The contemplative class during their lifetime of higher education and through consuming high literature often receive ‘conspicuous winks’ from men of letters to the tune that we, as an evolving technological species, have long unraveled the so-called fourth dimension, time, in that we do not only sense it in the moment and deduce it from causality but also,
By Thorsten J. Pattberg for the Saker Blog HONG KONG – British and American media in China for as long as we scribblers remember have empowered Chinese saboteurs and secessionists just so as to annoy Beijing. Without fail, if there ever was some corrupt princeling (local Chongqing tyrant Bo Xilai), a fugitive from the tax law (mafioso Miles Guo), or just another crackpot religious charlatan (Falun Gong founder Li Hongzhi),
by Thorsten J. Pattberg for The Saker Blog NEW YORK – A media professional from China asks: “Why do the Western media always promote the same ‘China experts’ who preach China doom, over and over again?” The answer is quite simple: The game of ‘expert testimonials’ is rigged. ‘Expert testimonials’ is not a level playing field. Never was. It is no coincidence that you will always see the same China