Stupid can win if it is clever. NGOs have developed an Activist Playbook – a means to take stupid ideas and strategically implement a campaign to successfully affect policy.
Trump took advantage of social media to create a view of the world that could be sold to a large audience. As we drift deeper into the Age of Stupid, we need to quickly adapt to this communications technology.
Site update reblog from last December into how eco-fundamentalism has grown into a full religion. We often see how environmental zealots use emotion to spread fear.
See the Risk-Monger’s event at the Monsanto Tribunal. Attend, donate to the costs and send a message to the Organic Consumers Association!
The Age of Stupid has grown from social media, with anecodotes from non-experts repeated and reinforced, creating trust (and opportunity) among the vulnerable.