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Onionskinning is the layer upon layer of red tape and intervening clerks or gatekeeper, that now surround virtually everybody of big business or political importance in our modern world. Its initial purpose was to protect such elite individuals, from public intrusions that actually were a complete waste of time or money, which the top echelon people surrounded themselves with Onionskinning to avoid, but it can also be a complete blocking of useful interaction with the general public, or also dead stop any vital information or new ideas from reaching them today.
Bob had a great idea to solve the global warming problem, but no matter what institute he sent or snail-mailed it to, he was unable to pierce the massive Onionskinning of all of the world's biggest institutes and organizations, to get their leaders to even READ it!
by Techrex February 25, 2018
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