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  1. Nov 2016
    1. they are building those traditions and creating those precedents every day. Each time they yield to a voice from Washington or any political pressure, each time they eliminate something that might offend some section of the community, they are creating their own body of precedent and tradition, and it will continue to pursue them. They are, in fact, not content to be half safe.

      I feel like activist media goes in a way with this quote because activist media shows you what they want you to know and believe. People eliminate things that offend them, in return creating their own body of tradition. People are going to believe what ever they want to and create their own traditions or beliefs. Activist media chooses what to believe and what they want people to believe, creating their own tradition.

    2. I have decided to express my concern about what I believe to be happening to radio and television. These instruments have been good to me beyond my due. There exists in mind no reasonable grounds for any kind of personal complaint. I have no feud, either with my employers, any sponsors, or with the professional critics of radio and television. But I am seized with an abiding fear regarding what these two instruments are doing to our society, our culture and our heritage.

      Television and radio have altered our country in a positive and negative way. When people hang out it is usually in front of the tv or when were in the car we usually have the radio in the background. If we cook dinner we have the television on in the background. There is always some kind of noise in the background of us.

  2. Sep 2016
    1. When I created a domain, it didn’t become mine.

      He's saying that the domain will never actually become his because he's paying someone for it and they can take it away from him at any moment.

    1. You do not own your Amazon Kindle books; you’ve purchased a license to access the content

      Company's tell you that you "own" things that you've purchased but you've actually just bought the license to borrow the product. Most people aren't well aware of this because then it would make people angry that they don't actually "own" it.