If you control the lexicon; the language, you control the debate and the culture. Every term in this article should be being actively rejected in use or opposed by those who, indeed, recognize brainwashing.
There is no “new normal” except the current insanity foisted on us by a bunch of discredited “experts,” self-serving politicians interested in only covering their own butts, and a bunch of mindless lemmings cowering in fear furtively demanding an arbitrary “safety” that is never coming.
If you’ve been watching any type of media coverage or reading articles, you’ve probably seen or heard a plethora of words and phrases which are currently being perverted due to the coronavirus pandemic. I don’t know about you, but if I never heard “safe” or “new normal” again, I’d be a much happier person.
If you feel like people are being brainwashed through repetition, that’s because they are. Quite simply, these buzzwords and several others we’ll discuss are being used to indoctrinate the public. As Joseph Goebbels, the Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany, wrote: