he has got a point though,
the slow creep of orwellian invasion of personal privacy in every aspect of ones lives in western countries has been accepted as an every day part of life.
during the course of a normal day the individual is probably viewed by at least 15 different secrurity cameras,their phone
conversations scanned for key words,as are emails,cookies examine your preferences and collect data any time you are logged on to the www.
using an atm will flag your location,as will having a mobile in your pocket,google maps is constantly updating the state of your backyard!
is packed with sugar,and other bulking agents of low nutritional value,designed after the sugar rush to creat a craving for more to raise artificially lowered blood sugar.
tobbacco and alcohol provide great revenue streams for goverments,who fervently decry the the use,yet do nothing to stop the source........
our politicians,many who start out as social reformers end up retiring as directors on the boards of the companies that oppressed the workers,nesescitating the need for social reformers!
as noam chomsky said,quote
"The smart way to keep people passive and obiedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion,but allow lively debate within that that spectrum"
with all powerful government agencies that control all aspects of our lives,the old old question is "who polices,the police?"
though in bob's case maybe he should be taking "Prozac",..........like a normal person