History Quotes / PropagandaMachine

8th Aug '17 7:47:17 PM Luigifan
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->''"The surest way to work up a crusade in favor of some good cause is to promise people they will have a chance of maltreating someone. To be able to destroy with good conscience, to be able to behave badly and call your bad behavior '[[MoralMyopia righteous indignation]]' — this is the height of psychological luxury, the most delicious of moral treats."''
-->-- '''Aldous Huxey''', ''Chrome Yellow'

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->''"The surest way to work up [[YouCanPanicNow a crusade crusade]] [[MoralGuardians in favor of of]] [[ThinkOfTheChildren some good cause cause]] is to promise people they will have a chance of maltreating someone. To be able to destroy with good conscience, to be able to behave badly and call your bad behavior '[[MoralMyopia righteous indignation]]' — this is the height of psychological luxury, the most delicious of moral treats."''
-->-- '''Aldous Huxey''', '''Creator/AldousHuxey''', ''Chrome Yellow'



->''"The fascist narrative comes, in effect, in two parts. The first involves a nostalgic belief in [[NostalgiaFilter a past golden age]] -- a historical moment in which things were good. In the fascist narrative, this golden age was ended because of an act of disingenuous betrayal -- what’s called the “[[TheScapegoat stab in the back myth]]”...The second part is a vision of what should happen, which centers on [[DarkMessiah a heroic figure who speaks the truth]] of the conspiracy and leads a populist restoration of the old order. The usual root of this figure is (a bad misreading of) Nietzsche’s idea of the ubermensch -- a figure of such strength that morality does not really apply to him."''

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->''"The fascist narrative comes, in effect, in two parts. The first involves [[NostalgiaFilter a nostalgic belief in [[NostalgiaFilter a past golden age]] -- a historical moment in which things were good. In the fascist narrative, this golden age was ended because of an act of disingenuous betrayal -- what’s called the “[[TheScapegoat stab in the back myth]]”...The second part is a vision of what should happen, which centers on [[DarkMessiah a heroic figure who speaks the truth]] of the conspiracy and leads a populist restoration of the old order. The usual root of this figure is (a bad misreading of) Nietzsche’s idea of the ubermensch {{ubermensch}} -- [[MightMakesRight a figure of such strength that morality does not really apply to him.him]]."''



->''"There are different kinds of truths for different kinds of people. There are truths appropriate for children; truths that are appropriate for students; truths that are appropriate for educated adults; and truths that are appropriate for highly educated adults, and the notion that there should be one set of truths available to everyone is a modern democratic fallacy. It doesn't work."''

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->''"There are different kinds of truths for different kinds of people. There are [[LiesToChildren truths appropriate for children; children]]; truths that are appropriate for students; truths that are appropriate for educated adults; and truths that are appropriate for highly educated adults, and the notion that there should be one set of truths available to everyone is a modern democratic fallacy. It doesn't work."''



->''"Thus were two generations of Americans treated by their overlords until, in the end, at the word 'communism' there is an orgasmic Pavlovian reflex just as the brain goes dead."''
-->-- '''Creator/GoreVidal''' ''Vanity Fair'', 1999

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->''"Thus were two generations of Americans treated by their overlords until, in the end, [[RedScare at the word 'communism' 'communism']] there is an orgasmic Pavlovian reflex just as the brain goes dead."''
-->-- '''Creator/GoreVidal''' '''Creator/GoreVidal''', ''Vanity Fair'', 1999



->''"The trick is not to be isolated--if you're isolated, like Winston Smith in ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', then sooner or later you're going to break, as he finally broke. That was the point of Orwell's story. In fact, the whole tradition of popular control has been exactly that: to keep people isolated, because if you can [[DivideAndConquer keep them isolated enough]], you can get them to believe anything."''

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->''"The trick is not to be isolated--if isolated -- if you're isolated, like Winston Smith in ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', then sooner or later you're going to break, as he finally broke. That was the point of Orwell's story. In fact, the whole tradition of popular control has been exactly that: to keep people isolated, because if you can [[DivideAndConquer keep them isolated enough]], you can get them to believe anything."''
8th Jul '17 3:58:03 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''RudyardKipling'''

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-->-- '''RudyardKipling'''
'''Creator/RudyardKipling'''
21st Oct '16 11:44:22 AM Premonition45
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-->--'''Howard Beale''', ''{{Film/Network}}''

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-->--'''Howard -->-- '''Howard Beale''', ''{{Film/Network}}''
''Film/{{Network}}''

->''"Words are the new weapons, satellites the new artillery."''
-->-- '''Elliot Carver''', ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies''



-->--'''RudyardKipling'''

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-->--'''RudyardKipling'''
-->-- '''RudyardKipling'''



-->--'''Aldous Huxey''', ''Chrome Yellow'

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-->--'''Aldous -->-- '''Aldous Huxey''', ''Chrome Yellow'



-->--''Series/TheXFiles'', "F. Emasculata"

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-->--''Series/TheXFiles'', -->-- ''Series/TheXFiles'', "F. Emasculata"



-->--'''ISN Reporter''', ''Series/BabylonFive'' ([[{{Recap/BabylonFiveS04E08TheIllusionOfTruth}} "The Illusion of Truth"]])

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-->--'''ISN -->-- '''ISN Reporter''', ''Series/BabylonFive'' ([[{{Recap/BabylonFiveS04E08TheIllusionOfTruth}} "The Illusion of Truth"]])



-->--''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', "A Time to Stand"

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-->--''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', -->-- ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', "A Time to Stand"



-->--''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', "Warhead"

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-->--''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', -->-- ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', "Warhead"



-->--'''{{Music/Sparks}}''', "Propaganda"

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-->--'''{{Music/Sparks}}''', -->-- '''{{Music/Sparks}}''', "Propaganda"



-->--'''Tom Paxton''', "What Did You Learn in School Today?"

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-->--'''Tom -->-- '''Tom Paxton''', "What Did You Learn in School Today?"



-->--'''Radio/MichaelSavage'''

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-->--'''Radio/MichaelSavage'''
-->-- '''Radio/MichaelSavage'''



->War crimes are never excusable, of course... except that they are excused. All the time. They're excused as long as they're 'ours', whoever 'we' happen to be. In fact, if they're 'ours', they tend to not even be noticed, let alone excused. When they cannot be ignored or straight-facedly excused, they are ideologically neutralised as aberrations, quickly corrected by the putatively aggressive questioning of a Media who are actually [[ProfessionalButtKisser pussycats sitting on the laps of the powerful and purring for bellyrubs]]. The odd playful scratch does not a ferocious tiger make... and anything more than the odd playful scratch might endanger the reliable supply of Kit-e-Kat.
-->--'''[[http://shabogangraffiti.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-town-without-context.html Jack Graham]]'''

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->War crimes are never excusable, of course... except that they are excused. All the time. [[MoralMyopia They're excused as long as they're 'ours', whoever 'we' happen to be.be]]. In fact, if they're 'ours', they tend to not even be noticed, let alone excused. When they cannot be ignored or straight-facedly excused, they are ideologically neutralised as aberrations, quickly corrected by the putatively aggressive questioning of a Media who are actually [[ProfessionalButtKisser pussycats sitting on the laps of the powerful and purring for bellyrubs]]. The odd playful scratch does not a ferocious tiger make... and anything more than the odd playful scratch might endanger the reliable supply of Kit-e-Kat.
-->--'''[[http://shabogangraffiti.-->-- '''[[http://shabogangraffiti.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-town-without-context.html Jack Graham]]'''



-->--'''''UrbanDictionary'''''

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-->--'''''UrbanDictionary'''''
-->-- '''''Website/UrbanDictionary'''''



-->--'''[[http://them0vieblog.com/2009/11/10/man-launches-attack-on-pat-kenny-english-language/#more-2081 Darren Mooney]]''' on UsefulNotes/BarackObama

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-->--'''[[http://them0vieblog.-->-- '''[[http://them0vieblog.com/2009/11/10/man-launches-attack-on-pat-kenny-english-language/#more-2081 Darren Mooney]]''' on UsefulNotes/BarackObama



-->--'''[[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2015/04/guided-by-beauty-of-their-weapons.html Dr. Phil Sandifer]]''', "Guided By the Beauty of Their Weapons"

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-->--'''[[http://www.-->-- '''[[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2015/04/guided-by-beauty-of-their-weapons.html Dr. Phil Sandifer]]''', "Guided By the Beauty of Their Weapons"



-->--''[[http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/11/watching-eclipse The New Yorker]]'' on ''Russia Today'', "Watching the Eclipse"

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-->--''[[http://www.-->-- ''[[http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/11/watching-eclipse The New Yorker]]'' on ''Russia Today'', "Watching the Eclipse"



-->--'''Creator/BenjaminFranklin'''

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-->--'''Creator/BenjaminFranklin'''
-->-- '''Creator/BenjaminFranklin'''



-->--'''Edward Bernays''', [[WroteTheBook father of public relations]]

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-->--'''Edward -->-- '''Edward Bernays''', [[WroteTheBook father of public relations]]



-->--'''Creator/GeorgeOrwell''' is always right

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-->--'''Creator/GeorgeOrwell''' -->-- '''Creator/GeorgeOrwell''' is always right



-->--'''BertrandRussell'''

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-->--'''BertrandRussell'''
-->-- '''BertrandRussell'''



-->--'''Joeseph Goebbels'''

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-->--'''Joeseph -->-- '''Joeseph Goebbels'''



-->--'''UsefulNotes/AntonioDeOliveiraSalazar''' on the foundation of the Secretariado Nacional de Informação (Portugal's propaganda ministry during the dictatorship), 1933

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-->--'''UsefulNotes/AntonioDeOliveiraSalazar''' -->-- '''UsefulNotes/AntonioDeOliveiraSalazar''' on the foundation of the Secretariado Nacional de Informação (Portugal's propaganda ministry during the dictatorship), 1933



-->--'''Leo Strauss''' on the [[{{Creator/Plato}} "noble lie"]]

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-->--'''Leo -->-- '''Leo Strauss''' on the [[{{Creator/Plato}} "noble lie"]]



-->--'''UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush''', Greece, N.Y. 5.24.05

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-->--'''UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush''', -->-- '''UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush''', Greece, N.Y. 5.24.05



-->--'''Ann Coulter'''

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-->--'''Ann -->-- '''Ann Coulter'''



-->--'''Henry A. Wallace'''

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-->--'''Henry -->-- '''Henry A. Wallace'''



-->--'''Dean Acheson''' on the RedScare

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-->--'''Dean -->-- '''Dean Acheson''' on the RedScare



-->--'''Creator/GoreVidal''' ''Vanity Fair'', 1999

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-->--'''Creator/GoreVidal''' -->-- '''Creator/GoreVidal''' ''Vanity Fair'', 1999



-->--'''Chris Hedges''', ''War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning''

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-->--'''Chris -->-- '''Chris Hedges''', ''War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning''



-->--'''Noam Chomsky'''

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-->--'''Noam -->-- '''Noam Chomsky'''



-->--''[[http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/01/putin-russia-tv-113960.html Dmitry Kieselev]]''

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-->--''[[http://www.-->-- ''[[http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/01/putin-russia-tv-113960.html Dmitry Kieselev]]''



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1st Feb '16 10:49:23 AM FF32
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-->--'''UsefulNotes/BenjaminFranklin'''

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-->--'''UsefulNotes/BenjaminFranklin'''
-->--'''Creator/BenjaminFranklin'''
15th Jan '16 3:08:37 PM Anddrix
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->''"The reason propaganda works is that [[ViewersAreMorons most people are too involved or too stupid]] to recognize it as propaganda. People claim to understand the bias and filter it out, but that's absurd. Of course they don't."''

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->''"The reason propaganda works is that [[ViewersAreMorons most people are too involved or too stupid]] stupid to recognize it as propaganda. People claim to understand the bias and filter it out, but that's absurd. Of course they don't."''
6th Dec '15 6:42:14 PM hamonrye
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->''"There are different kinds of truths for different kinds of people. There are truths appropriate for children; truths that are appropriate for students; truths that are appropriate for educated adults; and truths that are appropriate for highly educated adults, and the notion that there should be one set of truths available to everyone is a modern democratic fallacy. It doesn't work."''
-->--'''Leo Strauss''' on the [[{{Creator/Plato}} "noble lie"]]
28th Nov '15 4:01:31 PM namingway
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-->--'''''Series/TheXFiles''''', "F. Emasculata"

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-->--'''''Series/TheXFiles''''', -->--''Series/TheXFiles'', "F. Emasculata"



-->--'''''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''''', "A Time to Stand"

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-->--'''''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''''', -->--''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', "A Time to Stand"



-->--'''''Series/StarTrekVoyager''''', "Warhead"

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-->--'''''Series/StarTrekVoyager''''', -->--''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', "Warhead"
28th Nov '15 3:59:53 PM namingway
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[[AC:Music]]

->''"Where's your will to win, to act like Gunga Din?\\
Through propaganda, propaganda\\
Where's your will to fight, to know what's wrong and right?\\
And propaganda, propaganda"''
-->--'''{{Music/Sparks}}''', "Propaganda"

->''"I learned our government must be strong\\
[[MyCountryRightOrWrong It's always right and never wrong]]\\
Our leaders are [[SleazyPolitician the finest men]]\\
And we elect them again and again"''
-->--'''Tom Paxton''', "What Did You Learn in School Today?"


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->''"To celebrate this latest victory against a tyrannical few who have endangered the lives of our citizens, Clark declared today a planetary holiday. Curfew has been extended ''[[FascistsBedTime two full hours]]'' until 9:00 PM, Earth Standard Time, so go out and enjoy!"''
-->--'''ISN Reporter''', ''Series/BabylonFive'' ([[{{Recap/BabylonFiveS04E08TheIllusionOfTruth}} "The Illusion of Truth"]])


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[[AC:Music]]

->''"Where's your will to win, to act like Gunga Din?\\
Through propaganda, propaganda\\
Where's your will to fight, to know what's wrong and right?\\
And propaganda, propaganda"''
-->--'''{{Music/Sparks}}''', "Propaganda"

->''"I learned our government must be strong\\
[[MyCountryRightOrWrong It's always right and never wrong]]\\
Our leaders are [[SleazyPolitician the finest men]]\\
And we elect them again and again"''
-->--'''Tom Paxton''', "What Did You Learn in School Today?"
3rd Nov '15 7:58:03 PM hamonrye
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->The notion - that war is, as Jex puts it, "a different world" in which normality shifts drastically and morality becomes fuzzy - is, for a start, a somewhat glib truism. Like all such glib truisms, it can be pressed into service (i.e. "Yes, an invasion will kill lots of Iraqi people... but we have to do something; Saddam has WMD!!!") or ignored (i.e. "Those Muslamic terrorists are killing Our Boys!!! [[MoralMyopia Why do they hate us???]]") according to ideological needs and preferences.
-->--'''[[http://shabogangraffiti.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-town-without-context.html Jack Graham]]''' on ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E3ATownCalledMercy}} "A Town Called Mercy"]]

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->The notion - ->War crimes are never excusable, of course... except that war is, they are excused. All the time. They're excused as Jex puts it, "a different world" in which normality shifts drastically and morality becomes fuzzy - is, for a start, a somewhat glib truism. Like all such glib truisms, it can long as they're 'ours', whoever 'we' happen to be. In fact, if they're 'ours', they tend to not even be pressed into service (i.e. "Yes, an invasion will kill lots of Iraqi people... but we have to do something; Saddam has WMD!!!") or noticed, let alone excused. When they cannot be ignored (i.e. "Those Muslamic terrorists are killing Our Boys!!! [[MoralMyopia Why do or straight-facedly excused, they hate us???]]") according to ideological needs are ideologically neutralised as aberrations, quickly corrected by the putatively aggressive questioning of a Media who are actually [[ProfessionalButtKisser pussycats sitting on the laps of the powerful and preferences.
purring for bellyrubs]]. The odd playful scratch does not a ferocious tiger make... and anything more than the odd playful scratch might endanger the reliable supply of Kit-e-Kat.
-->--'''[[http://shabogangraffiti.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-town-without-context.html Jack Graham]]''' on ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E3ATownCalledMercy}} "A Town Called Mercy"]]
Graham]]'''
3rd Nov '15 7:28:15 PM hamonrye
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->The notion - that war is, as Jex puts it, "a different world" in which normality shifts drastically and morality becomes fuzzy - is, for a start, a somewhat glib truism. Like all such glib truisms, it can be pressed into service (i.e. "Yes, an invasion will kill lots of Iraqi people... but we have to do something; Saddam has WMD!!!") or ignored (i.e. "Those Muslamic terrorists are killing Our Boys!!! [[MoralMyopia Why do they hate us???]]") according to ideological needs and preferences.
-->--'''[[http://shabogangraffiti.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-town-without-context.html Jack Graham]]''' on ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E3ATownCalledMercy}} "A Town Called Mercy"]]
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