The world has now grown and Nations are joined under UN governance. It is interesting to note that these societal changes towards total control by the State were put into place in the run up to the Second World War.
This week the media reported on the London Health Commission's proposal to ban smoking in London's public spaces, such as parks and other green areas. The report suggests that children take up smoking because they are influenced by the adults around them.
In amongst the drive for an independent Scotland, as well as the mounting propaganda calling for war, the mainstream media has continued to nudge us towards a 'Brave New 1984'. In this weeks 'Weekly Nudge' we will be considering cashless payments and their wider implication.
In this weekly blog I will be taking a look at those articles that are written or edited in a way that encourages the reader to develop a bias towards, or against, the subject of the article. This technique is most commonly referred to as 'nudging'. In some cases the desired result is obvious, however sometimes the objective is hidden behind a tapestry of entertaining, or controversial, literature.