Episode-88- TSP Rewind – Some of the Greatest Lies Ever Sold

Today is an episode of TSP Rewind, commercial free versions of past podcast episodes.

Today’s episode was originally Episode-1393- Some of the Greatest Lies Ever Sold and was originally published on July 24th, 2014.

The following are the original show notes from that episode.

I have been on a theme as of late and I think I will leave you with one more show in this vein before I move on to something else. Do you realize that most people are living their modern lives based on a series of well sold lies?

Everything you hear is largely a lie today. The TV lies to you. Your parents though well meaning likely repeat those lies, largely because they believe them.

1984 Should Have Been Called 2014.

1984 Should Have Been Called 2014.

The radio lies to you while you drive to work, well, unless you listen to TSP or something similar. Most companies lie very professionally and well thought out to their employees. The school system is built almost entirely on lies.

This is why so many are miserable today. One can’t be human, fully human when they are living a life based on lies that lead to largely non human behavior.

Worse yet most of these lies have bits of truth in them. Understand the most deceptive lies are 90% or more true. The best way to sell lies is by using the truth. This is why you will have a hard time likely when you read the list of lies below, accepting that as they are sold to you, they are lies.

PLEASE don’t comment below about these lies until you listen to the episode, I promise you that you will end up defending them out of context.

Join Me Today As We Examine the Following Lies…

  • Responsible adults get good jobs and work hard at them
  • An education is priceless
  • Money can’t buy happiness
  • It will all be worth it when you retire
  • While our political system has problems it is the best we can do
  • It is okay for government to do something that would be a crime if you did it
  • Those people over there are bad, it is okay for us to kill them
  • Your value is based on the opinions of others
  • Government is necessary

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3 Responses to Episode-88- TSP Rewind – Some of the Greatest Lies Ever Sold

  1. Will Montgomery

    I’m pretty sure I heard the original airing of this, but I know it didn’t have the impact.
    I wanted to share a statement made by one of my college professors, but let me try to be clear, I attempted several degrees, and I wound up studying public administration, the professor I’m about to quote was the Dean of political science, and I loved every lecture from this man because to this day I don’t have the slightest clue as to whether he’s a liberal or conservative.
    The “timeliness of this is your statement that we don’t need government for so many things, and I agree!
    On my first day, I was asked what part of my life didn’t involve government intervention. I won’t ramble on, but by the end of the “cross examination” NOTHING . The fda had a day on my breakfast and coffee, the dot has every say on my route and speed going to class, and the fcc had a say on the alarm clock that woke me up. This isn’t even touching the epa and various public utility commissions that had a say on my shower water and fixture. a
    My opinion “we have way to much government involvement, and every law passed to interfere with something so simple as an alarm clock had to have been based on a lie”.
    As always, thanks for what you do.

  2. I would say that by 2024 then all of Orwell’s predictions will be 100% true, we are not quite there yet.

  3. Great episode for getting people to wake the hell up. 🙂

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