Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by Martin Mavis
The Health Ranger explains why the public has lost faith in all the institutions that were once blindly trusted.
Podcast Transcript: “What we are all witnessing and living through is the collapse of public trust in nearly every institution that was once unquestionable. Think about it. When you were growing up, didn’t you believe the news? You know back when there were only three channels, but all three channels reported the same thing. I’m talking about before CNN, before the Internet, you believed the news, right? We all did. We thought ‘well, why would they lie? They must be telling the truth.’ So, we trusted the news. We trusted Cronkite and others, Dan Rather and so on. Well, what about government? People used to trust government. They used to believe the FBI would tell the truth and only prosecute bad people. People used to believe the Department of Justice was actually about justice. People used to believe in the institutions of Education. They used to believe in the banking system. I could go on, but the explanation here is that people no longer believe in these institutions – or more specifically – an increasing number of people have lost faith in these institutions, because that faith was false faith to begin with. That’s the real takeaway here. These institutions – all of them that I mentioned, and many more – have been scamming the people of the world for as long as they’ve been in existence. They’ve been running cons and scams. They’ve been abusing their power…” Listen to the full podcast below: