We are being manipulated. They work together to keep us divided.
I'll give you the first example I gave. The rainbow is a sign from God of the covenant between God and All people.Prove it.
No proof. Gotcha.It’s obvious. We are being led around by the nose… following the news headlines everyday that tell us what to to think.
You’re actually using a manipulative tactic on me right now! Well, I don’t want to be accused of “stoking fear,” so I better refrain from making general observations based on what I see going on around me.No proof. Gotcha. It's obvious that "we are being manipulated" is intentionally vague, for the purpose of stoking fear.
Okay, baby steps.Commercials on TV attempt to manipulate viewers, so your claim is true in a very trivial way - even though you meant it to be more menacing and insidious sounding.