: Simply put: Power nowadays is driven by technology, i.e. by knowledge, and the possession (and, increasingly the manipulation) of this controlled commodity.
After being soundely trounched in this post, D.C. returns with another bewildering brew of Objectivism, Marshall McLuhan, and scattered bits gathered from the very mass media he attempts to criticize...
Then he goes on to attack one of the biggest media monopolies in the world, McSpotlight!
: You didn't think all this fancy "network" by McSpotlight is for show, did you?
Then to round things out, he again affirms his confidence in the very free market that has made him so confused:
: (P.S. I still think that most people see through the "hype", and make the decisions that bring them the most advantage. Thus, the continuing success of market-based decision making. Confused yet?)
You bet, Doc.