DR. MEL'S MESSAGE - From my novels to my other projects, no telling what you will read. This is the only place you will get to read about how I developed a screenplay into a novel and what is the driving force. I will talk about many things from films to books to acting to producing. It really will depend on where my mind takes me. I hope you will join me on this journey.
Are you someone who mutes the sound when a commercial comes on while watching your favorite reality show, news program, movie, or your favorite drama? I know I am. Why? Not only are they louder than the normal programming, but also they are designed to get us to listen and buy their product. After all, that is the way things are done in the media world. Sometimes we get so accustomed to them, we ignore them or walk away until our programming has returned. This is one reason why I love today's BOOK OF THE DAY, "Never Listen To An Idiot: How To Survive In the Propaganda Jungle," by Michael C. Edwards. In essence, it says what I have thought all along. We can train ourselves to block out the negative propaganda and ignore those media moguls whose messages are to persuade and manipulate us. Thank you Michael for such an informative and engaging book. Order your copy today!
Michael C. Edwards holds a Master of Science degree and has a
wealth of knowledge and experience in business and communications over his
career. He is a former university professor of Digital Cinema, an award-winning
film producer, screenwriter, and film and TV director, and has a professional
background as a multi-media lecturer and consultant, a licensed clinical
psychologist, a marketing specialist, and former CEO of several private and
publicly traded companies.
The author is interested in how we listen to the message we
receive, suggesting a new paradigm in thinking to counter our naïve or
submissive nature, which may allow propaganda and suggestions to influence our
decision-making. The author is interested in how we listen to the message we
Propaganda, Survival Guide, Trump Cult,
Trumpism, Intentional Listening, selective listening, media pitch, perception,
bias, improve listening skills, self-management.