Tag: propaganda

Digesting Propaganda

“At the bottom of their hearts the great masses of people are more likely to be poisoned than to be consciously and deliberately bad. In the primitive simplicity of their minds they are more easily victimized by a large lie…

Spin and Confusion

“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our…

The Age of Mass Delusion

Political Propaganda is the management of collective attitudes by the manipulation of the masses toward a certain cause, position or political agenda. Or as Adolf Hitler wrote in Mein Kampf, “the art of propaganda consists in putting a matter so…

It’s the Grand Solar Minimum, stupid

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.” Upton Sinclair wasn’t right about much. He was a socialist, after all. But he was right about that. To be fair…