You are easy to manipulate!
Don't believe me?
Look around you in your house and count the number of objects (including foods) you don't really need...good luck!
Not only food producers like Philip Morris (Yes, the tobacco giant is one of the largest food producers in the world. And it makes sense since they know all about addictive additives in their products.) but most and foreall media and politicians know very well how to manipulate the audience into believing something they would never believe in if they would use their own judgement.
This comedy series shows a prime example of how you and I are tricked and even fooled:
Most people (you and I are the exception. Of course.) believe everything the government does to our privacy is to safeguard us from terrorists. Well, it's not.