Commercials as predictive programming or selling products and ideas?
I’ll be brief. Please link to more of these commercials in the comments if you come across them, and let me know what country it’s from. Here’s this gem from the Super Bowl in America:
Now, why are we normalizing that half of the population will be getting cancer? Asking for, well, half the population.
And if you are living in Canada, here’s some further nudging, perhaps to go with your recent cancer diagnosis:
What strikes me most is how compassion can be utilized to normalize where we are at now. Half of us might get cancer guys. And if you live in the Great North, consider offing yourself, eh?
Biden has mentioned 'beating cancer' a few different times as well -- almost as if they know there's going to be a huge increase in cancers over the next decade or so.
There is a God awful commercial that runs during Flyers games that makes me think of Bill Hicks non-joke about advertising folks.
first place I could find it: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230206005102/en/Bayer%C2%AE-Aspirin-Continues-Long-standing-Commitment-to-Heart-Health-Education-Encouraging-Sports-Fans-to-Keep-Their-Heart-in-the-Game-as-the-Official-Sponsor-of-Fans%E2%80%99-Hearts
Bill Hicks not telling a joke