Analysis Of American Conspiracies By Jesse Ventura
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In the book American Conspiracies, author Jesse Ventura analyzes the conspiracies of significant events in the history of the United States. He investigates the wrongful acts committed by our government and provides his own personal experiences with the government. “I speak my mind. If it offends some people, well, there's not much I can do about that. But I'm going to be honest.” (page 4). He explores just how much control the government has and why they conceal so much information. With his evidence he concludes that with the power the government holds they control everything and everyone in the United States.
Ventura believes America is one of the most proud countries in the world. Everyday we recite The Pledge of Allegiance and fly our flag high, but the majority of people don’t even understand what they are standing for. The government has installed in us some kind of false pride in all that we are all free. “We call our country home of the brave and land of the free, but it's not. We give a false portrayal of freedom. We're not free - if we were, we'd allow people their freedom” (page 79). We are expected to uphold unconditional love for a country that does nothing but lies to us, but with the power of the government they are able to manipulate into believing and doing almost anything they want.…show more content… Ventura explains how media is the fourth branch of government and how they control everything that is exhibited. “I find that even the history books that we teach our kids with are not fully truthful”. By controlling information given to children, kids are brought up believing whatever the government wants. “I would rather be uncomfortable with the truth than to be lied to in comfort”. He explains how the government believes they are protecting us by altering what we see to how they are really just keeping us in the dark about the