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Goebbels and propaganda is a connotation in a period of dark history. Made use of modern technological advances as radio to broadcast to the masses. Dark companion of Der Führer.

    Russian theorist of Marxism Georgy Plekhanov and later elaborated upon by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in a pamphlet What Is to Be Done? (1902), in which he defined "propaganda" as the reasoned use of historical and scientific arguments to indoctrinate the educated and enlightened (the attentive and informed publics, in the language of today's social sciences); he defined "agitation" as the use of slogans, parables, and half-truths to exploit the grievances of the uneducated and the unreasonable.

The American Century of Mass Manipulation and New Propaganda

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by Oui (Oui) on Fri Jan 17th, 2020 at 06:32:41 PM EST
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