The Great Social (Media) Experiment (Part 1): Gaslighting and Grooming Generations (Ep 37)

Overthinking Everything with Josh Brandon

Feb 14 2023 • 1 hr 2 mins

Josh Brandon deconstructs the pros and cons of social media in this series. Part one explores the gaslighting, grooming, and deliberate addiction of generations of Americans through media desensitization, the demonization of education, and the age of the internet. #addictionrecovery #socialmedia #grooming Josh Brandon discusses social media and its impact on society through the lens of the social sciences and the "dumbing down and numbing down of our society". In Part 1 of The Social (Media) Experiment, Josh analyzes the trauma inflicted on all of us as we were handed the keys to the informational kingdom before we were ready for that responsibility. Discussing the current issue of "grooming" in our society and the attacks against the LGBTQ+ community as the target of abuse claims without allegations, we'll see how social media has blown that issue into a caricature of itself, just as it has with almost every issue before. We will see, by the end of this series, that the grooming began by Republicans, Reagan, and the greed of free-market capitalism at the expense of the psychological well-being of everyone involved. MERCHANDISE Check our JBVO.ME or SOON for Josh Brandon Media merchandise! Pick up a variety of items with positive messages like “END THE GOP/END WHITE SUPREMACY”, “PRO-LIFERS ARE PRO-LIARS”, and more! COMING SOON! OVERTHINKING EVERYTHING SERIES DESCRIPTION Overthinking Everything is essentially about exploring the Origin of the Idea. Why do we think the things we think and believe the things we believe? Using the Social Studies – History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. These are the basic foundations of Political Science. In OE, it’s Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology and Anthropology. It’s art & literature, science and religion, and current events and conspiracy theories. Exploring our opinions and ideas through these lenses may seem daunting, but it's not as difficult to understand, once we unplug, detach, and step back from the issue. But it's a journey of discovery we'll go on together, Overthinking Everything! In this first season, Deconstructing A Culture of Cultism, I'm exploring not only the Origin of Idea, but attempting to explain how easily we are led down the path to cultism. I'd like this series to be an exercise in perspective and training the brain to think critically. This season will explore many topics beyond politics and history. I am simplifying a lot of very detailed and nuanced events, but it's time we examine some of what we know from slightly different angles - angles maybe we weren't taught in school. I am Deconstructing my own journey through politics, religion, social change, education, capitalism, and more. As someone who has crawled out of the Toxic White Southern Culture, I'm here to tell you it isn't easy, nor is it pretty. BUT, it IS Fascinating! CALL-TO-ACTION Subscribe to my channel and everywhere on social media! I am fighting for change in our communities and to end the rise of the white nazionalist cultism of fascism that is spreading like a cancer in America, and the world. Please subscribe to my email list! FOR BOOKING INFORMATION FOR PRIVATE EVENTS, SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, ETC… (SUBJECT: EVENTS) FOR BOOKING INFORMATION FOR VOICEOVER… (SUBJECT: VOICEOVER) FOR BOOKING INFORMATION FOR COMMERCIAL, TV, or FILM… For booking information, please contact: Talent Trek Agency - Knoxville 200 Prosperity Drive Knoxville, TN 37923 865-977-8735 Fax: 865-977-9200 If you like my content, flex that support! Cashapp: $SirTalksALot FOLLOW ME! Where I go, WE go! JBVO.ME TikTok: JoshBrandonVo | JoshBrandonVO2.0 | JoshBrandon3.0 | SirTalksALot48 Twitter: JoshBrandon Snapchat: JoshBrandon Instagram: JoshBrandon Facebook: JoshBrandonMedia IMDB: https://

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