Reality In Wag The Dog

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Everyday reality is perceived differently by different individuals. The individual looking at life events could interpret what he sees differently from what he is observing or what he is observing could have been created in a way to agree with his beliefs. The concept of “reality” and “perception” are always playing out together in every experience we have. Reality is the actuality of things, what is really happening, without interpretation. While perception is the interpretation given by individuals to what is happening. In the movies “Sandy Hook: Creating Reality” created by Sofia Smallstorm and “Wag the Dog” produced and directed by Barry Levinson, several questions about the reality of Sandy Hook school shootings in 2012 and the war between…show more content…
“It is unthinkable to most parents to simply be told by the authorities that their child is involved in a massacre and never coming back. Wouldn’t parents want to see the red jacks, blue pants, and little blond hair…regardless of the injuries just to make sure?” Sofia questions the deviation from normal protocol as it relates to Sandy Hook shooting. Also, the fire chief of Newtown, where the shooting took place, claims in an interview that he was ordered to vacate the scene as no one else would be coming out of the building after one lady came out of her car with injuries. Reports from other news agencies claim they were two survivors. This conflicting report among other evidences are reasons Sandy Hook shootings are believed to be a manipulation of reality by the…show more content…
The title of the film comes from the saying in America why does a dog wag its tail? In the natural sense to wag a tail simply means to shake it back and forth, which dogs do any time they are happy. If the tail is wagging the dog, then the consequence will be that the dog will be made to be stupid. In the short term "the tail wagging the dog" signified or refers to something that has greater meaning, such as a war being driven by something less such as a sex scandal. The description of the title set the satirical tone of the movie, which is a comedy about how public opinion was manipulated through the means of media. Through this film, people are now enlightened to know what the government can do with a little false-flag
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