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President Obama Blames the Internet for the Rise of Trump – Technology Needs “More Control”

Obama and Angela Merkel Blame Internet and Social Media for Disrupting Globalism

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are blaming the internet for disrupting the forces of globalism, suggesting that technology is making it more difficult to unite people behind a common purpose.

“Because of the internet and communications, the clash of cultures is much more direct,” Obama said during a press conference on his trip to Berlin. “People feel, I think, less certain about their identity. Less certain about economic security.”

Obama predicted that the rise of technology needed to be managed to give world citizens more control, beyond the simplistic answers found online.

His German counterpart agreed.

“Digitization is a disruptive force, a disruptive technological force that brings about deep-seated change, transformation of a society,” Merkel added.

She compared the internet to the invention of the printing press, citing the consequences it had on industrialized countries.

It took a while until societies learned how to find the right kind of policies to contain this and to manage and steer this,” she said.
 

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Can you imagine the howls of 3rd Reich, censorship, 1st amendment violation, oppressing any opposition, dictatorship etc from the MSM if Trump had given any part of the speech?
 

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Globalism: What was attempted through out mankind by England, Rome, Spain, Hitler, Stalin, and various "Emperors" NOW Europe is trying it again!!
 

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"... technology is making it more difficult to unite people behind a common purpose."

I'm calling bullsh!t. Technology actually FACILITATES people uniting behind a common purpose. The problem for would be totalitarians (odumsh!t, for example) is that a great many people have ZERO interest in uniting behind common totalitarian purposes.

"(Merkel) compared the internet to the invention of the printing press, citing the consequences it had on industrialized countries."

Merkel may be on to something. Prior to printing presses, the disimination of information was tightly controlled by institutions including the church. Printing presses allowed for large scare and wide spread transfer of information and ideas. I think that's a very GOOD thing. Merkel and obummer prefer the masses be ignorant.

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Just when you think people cannot demonstrate any more how stupid they really are, they stil do it.
 

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For Ms. Merkel's information, it is now called the Obamanet.
 

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"You can FOOL some of the people all the time and ALL the people some of the
time.....but you can't fool ALL the people ALL of the time"........unless they are
DEMOCRATS !
 

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Who's control???? Mao Obama? Not any more sucker!
 
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