Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Recognizing framing tricks

When you see the phrase "get people out of their cars" -- what do you think?

implications:

  • manipulation, social engineering
  • no threat to car ownership
  • worries for people who are car dependent
  • people, not system, are the problem

Purpose is to turn people against public transit and signal autosprawl bosses the writer is on their side.

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