Everyone enjoys a good story. Whether it is a novel, music, or TV shows and movies, consuming fiction is a true American pastime. Tales of intrigue, episodes filled with dramatic moments, and comedic incidents abound in the realm of adult make-believe. What is almost never mentioned is how such a powerful form of media has been regularly used to push the acceptance of ideas that would normally be rejected by the population; one particularly insidious methodology used by propagandists is known as Predictive Programming.
Featured music is AshleyAlyse’s “A Puzzling Predicament,” and Bosa’s “King’s Quest,” both of them available pursuant to CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 Unported.
Audio version of "Predictive Programming" (https://thelastbastille.wordpress.com/2012/01/04/predictive-programming/), read by the author.