[LINK] Aussie TV network guilty of subliminal ads

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Wed Oct 15 12:48:45 EST 2008

Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> Richard C
> (PS: It's not easy to determine when Australia first decided to ban
> "subliminal advertising" ... any pointers?)
It probably was application of the precautionary principle at the time it was
suggested that subliminal advertising was technically possible:

  googling "precautionary principle subliminal advertising" returned:
> This Darren Brown video on subliminal advertising is quite astonishing:.....
>owever, the actual lesson of the video is far more interesting. It highlights the fact that creative work must be drawn from actual experience, i.e. that the mind cannot create content ex nihilo. In the case of design, a person will draw much from the sights and sounds of daily life; he cannot draw on anything else. In other words, it's an example of the primacy of existence.

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