Selected Quotes of Noam Chomsky

"The advertising industry's prime task is to ensure that uninformed consumers make irrational choices, thus undermining market theories that are based on just the opposite. "
   --Noam Chomsky, Making the Future: Occupations, Interventions, Empire and Resistance

"Marketing is manipulation and deceit. It tries to turn people into something they aren’t – individuals focused solely on themselves, maximising their consumption of goods that they don’t need. "
   --Noam Chomsky, 10 years ago with 221 notes