Mind Over Influence — The Bullet Theory

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Have you ever squeezed drops of food coloring in a clear glass of water? You drop a couple drops of red, when the intention of the water vibrantly changing color. Red suddenly seems boring, so you manipulate the original outcome by adding a couple drops of blue. What do you have now? You have purple — or if we think of this scenario from a mass media perspective — you have a perfect example of the bullet/hypodermic…

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