|Propaganda: Module Seven
- We all like to think
of ourselves as independent thinkers. But propaganda pushes
us to think as a unified group. Understanding the broad principles
of propaganda, such as total propaganda and total propaganda,
can help us to resist its influence.
- Education tends
to make people more receptive to the influence of propaganda.
- Propaganda plays on
emotions. It also works because the propagandist knows what
we want to hear. They tailor their message to appeal to what
we want to believe. So, propaganda works because we want it
to work. There are no unwilling victims in propaganda.
- Knowing the particular
propaganda techniques will make you resistent to their affects,
because you will recognize that they are attempting to fool
- Read Chapters Four, Five, and Six in Critical