"Propaganda itself cannot be efficient unless it
brings into play
the whole state organization, and
particularly the police
Jacques Ellul, Technological Society, 1964
"All effective propaganda must be confined
to a few bare necessities and then must be expressed in
These stereotyped formulas must
be constantly repeated, for only constant repetition will finally succeed in
imprinting an idea upon the memory of a crowd." - Adolph Hitler
We Make Threats Not Promises
(actual US military badge)
"See, in my line of work you got to keep
repeating things over and over and
over again for the truth to sink in, to
kind of catapult the propaganda."
George Walker Bush, Greece,
N.Y., May 24, 2005
Technology has made it possible to induce and disrupt the
cognitive functioning of
Your thoughts may not be your own, but rather
ones that have been implanted by
successful social engineering through scientifically validated
An American is
exposed to over 3000 messages everyday.
The Roman Catholic Church of the
Counter Reformation coined with the word propaganda for
"Propaganda is most effective when it is least
What the American people don't know is that American
propaganda is hidden.
In a closed society, propaganda is obvious and
reluctantly tolerated for fear of the
In an open society, such as in America, the hidden and integrated
characteristics of propaganda con-vinces people that they are not being
This is why the concept of propaganda in America is so
problematic and painted in a strictly negative light.
supposed to be something that Adolf
Hitler mastered and that his film maker Leni Riefenstahl made into a
perverse art form.
It is not supposed to be part of an open society.
be more propagandistic than George Walker Bush's message that Americans are
do-gooders in a global battle against evil?" -
A great deal of time and wealth is spent to guide American
popular opinion in a predefined direction down particular avenues to the
Euphemisms such as
misinformation, disinformation, image consulting, political consulting, news
consulting, advertising, infomercials, public relations,
damage control, and the art
of spin have taken the place of the word propaganda in the English lexicon.
Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent researching how best to
manipulate the opinions of the
American people over decades
while hundreds of billions have been spent on advertising agencies,
firms and political consultants
to influence American
funds are used to pay private contractors for dissemination of propaganda at
nearly all levels of government.
An uninformed ignorant
populace is far easier to manipulate than an informed, thinking
human brain processes
different sensory mediums in
Written and spoken words are put through a symbol
decoding process as the human brain deciphers the sentence structure and words
in order to properly interpret the symbols.
In this process, both the
mind go through an internal debate comparing and interpreting new
information with what is already known to be true.
But a graphic image
is instantly processes by the right brain as true and real bypassing the
internal debate entirely.
Information presented in a visual format or
a musical sound format
has a much greater impact on the subconscious than symbols as
processing circuits of the left brain have been put on hold.
long periods of time, recurring imagery
has a built up effect on the viewer which allows for the subconscious to
manifest these images as reality.
The best example is the American fear
of terrorism implanted by the never ending stream of death and misery seen on
television and in the movies.
Television watchers claim television is a
means of relaxation.
This has been confirmed by
electroencephalograph (EEG) readings of
skin résistance and
heart rates of people watching television.
Attraction to moving
images is centered on the biological orienting
response is a part of all mammals
evolutionary heritage as a biological
sensitivity to movement and potential predatory threats.
reactions include dilation of blood vessels to the brain, slowing of the heart,
constriction of blood vessels to major muscle groups.
The brain focuses on gathering more information while
the body relaxes.
In response to the stressor, the body prepares
for either "fight or
The body responds by releasing
stored fuels (sugar and fats) to provide quick energy; breathing rate increases
to supply more oxygen to the
blood; muscle tension increases to prepare for action; blood clotting
mechanisms are activated to reduce bleeding from cuts; senses become more acute
(hearing becomes more sensitive, pupils dilate, smell becomes sharper);
heart rate and blood
pressure rise to provide more blood to the muscles and the
Veil of Cognitive
Blindness falls and you step out of the Dream
protective posture allows you to cope with potential dangers by shuting down
logic processing centers that are used to identify what is being
Images may be
directly implanted into the subconscious as reality even though these images
portray a reality far from the truth.
1917 With World War
I dragging on in Europe
Baruch and Edward Mandell
House have Woodrow
Wilson enlist George Creel.
George Creel forms the The Committee of
Public Information, the
Commission, which primes and greases the US propaganda machine.
Bernays sythesizes the ideas of
Gustave Le Bon and Wilfred
Trotter on crowd psychology with the psychoanalytical ideas of his uncle,
Edward Louis Bernays felt
it was necessary to manipulate the public through propaganda to dampen down the
Bernays, author of Propaganda, is one of the first to attempt to
manipulate public opinion using the
psychology of the
and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses
is an important element in a democratic society.
manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an
invisible government which
is the true ruling power of our country.
We are governed,
our minds are molded,
our tastes formed,
suggested, largely by men we
have never heard of.
This is a logical
result of the way in which our society is organized.
Vast numbers of human beings
must coöperate in this manner if they are to live together as a smoothly
In almost every act of our daily lives,
whether in the sphere of
business, in our social
conduct or our ethical
thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons
who understand the mental processes
and social patterns of the
They pull the wires to
control the public consciousness." - Edward Bernays*
Walter Lippmann argued propaganda was
necessary to 'manufacture consent' and
that 'the common interests elude
public opinion entirely'.
To this end Walter Lippmann suggested
propaganda could only be understood and managed by a 'specialized class of responsible men'
who are intelligent enough to figure out
what was best for Americans.
Louis Bernays, the father of the public
relations industry, and Walter Lippmann, the dean of American journalists,
a major foreign and domestic policy critic, and
an important theorist of
neoliberal democracy were drafted along with a group of cartoonists,
writers, editors, publishers.
Within a year Edward Louis Bernays and Walter Lippmann, through the
machinations of the Creel Commission, turn a
large number of Americans from a population friendly to Germans into a fervent
Pavlov studies instinctive response to any sudden or novel visual or auditory
1930 Carl Byoir leases two Cuban
newspapers, the Havana Post and the Havana Telegram.
becomes an influential intermediary for
Americans wishing to invest
Byoir made his name helping FDR establich the March of
German television is conceived primarily as a tool of
propaganda rather than a means of entertainment.
Cinema television is
used throughout the war for troop entertainment.
Joseph Goebbels, Reich Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda,
combines all media dissemination vehicles - the
press, radio, film
and theater - into one
institution he controls.
Joseph Goebbels considers media "a piano in the hands of the
government" on which the government could play.
realizes monotony may set in so he developes a theory that
mass media should be "uniform in principle" but
"polyform in nuances."
Joseph Goebbels concepts are based on the
observations of Edward Bernays and Walter Lippmann.
popularized tobacco smoking with
American women by hiring beautiful women to walk down Madison Avenue while
smoking cigarettes, giving women the idea that smoking is synonymous with
1937 The Great Atlantic and Pacific
Tea Company hires Carl Byoir to help it fight the powerful anti-chain-store
movement, which sought to break up big chains in order to protect independent
retailers and wholesalers.
Working behind the scenes, Byoir organized a
campaign to highlight the benefits of chains in reducing consumer prices.
September 15, 1938
1,600 publications run a full-page
advertisement headlined "A Statement of Public Policy by the Great
Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company."
advertisement criticizes a bill introduced
by Representative Wright Patman of Texas to impose punitive taxes on chain
The bill is blocked, and the power of the anti-chain movement
1954Bernays most infamous
project was the propaganda effort behind the
CIA coup in Guatemala.
He framed it as a "liberation from
communism" when in fact it was to rekindle the decades-long dictatorship to
protect the interests of the
United Fruit Company
who had hired him to manage the media
campaign against the democratic socialist government of
"The 1960's witnessed a democratic
democratic fervor in America."
Trilateral Commission, issues report labeled 'Governability of
Samuel Phillips Huntington, a political science
professor at Harvard University and a long time consultant to the
White House on the war in Vietnam, wrote
there was a huge growth of citizen participation 'in the forms of marches,
demonstrations, protest movements, and cause organizations,' 'markedly higher levels of
self-consciousness on the part of blacks, Indians, Chicanos, white ethnic
groups, students and women', 'marked expansion of white-collar unionism,' and
all this added up to 'a
reassertion of unalienable rights in social, economic and political
"The essence of the democratic surge of the 1960's was
a general challenge to existing systems of
authority, public and private. In one form or another,
manifested itself in the family, the university, business, public and
private associations, politics,
bureaucracy, and the military
services. People no longer
felt the same obligation to obey those
whom they had previously considered superior to themselves in age, rank,
character, or talents." - Samuel Phillips
At the forefront of
White House thinking is
the command and control of the
manipulation and control.
movies, television programs, recorded
music, theme parks, advertising and
news broadcasts offer
A Talmudwood program structure has been exported to
all over the Earth, resulting in a corporately
branded style which include shorter news segments,
a de-emphasis on government and
politics, fewer talking heads, more graphic material,
"warm and fuzzy" stories and more
corporate image burnishing.
to win the election, needed the
support of a broad coalition, however,
the day after his election,
the size of his majority is
almost - if not entirely - irrelevant to his ability to govern the country.
What counts then is the president's ability to mobilize support from the
leaders of key institutions.
This coalition must include
key individuals in
Congress, the executive
branch, corporate media and the
sector." - Samuel Huntington
1986 Byron Reeves of
Stanford University, Esther Thorson of the University of Missouri and their
colleagues began to study whether the simple formal features of television -
cuts, edits, zooms, pans,
sudden noises - activate the biological orienting response, thereby keeping
attention on the screen.
By watching how brain waves were affected by
cuts, edits, zooms, pans, and sudden noises
they concluded that stylistic tricks can indeed trigger involuntary responses
through the evolutionary significance of detecting movement.
findings explain the never ending action of broadcast advertisements and why older
people prefer peaceful drama over youthful action
Passivity and a lower
level of alertness correlate with televison veiwing.
television is turned off, the sense of relaxation dissipates quickly, but
passivity and lowered
alertness remain for a considerable time.
As relaxation occurs
quickly, people are conditioned to associate viewing of television with a lack
Once the screen is turned back on
astral projection begins and
a hypnotic state is once
again entered into.
The association is positively reinforced as
viewers remain relaxed throughout viewing, and it is negatively reinforced via
the stress and
dysphoric rumination that
occurs once the television screen goes blank again.
Habit forming drugs work in
a similar manner.
that leaves the body rapidly is much more likely to cause dependence than
one that leaves the body slowly, precisely because the user is more
aware that the effects of the
drug are wearing off.
2009 Archives of General
Psychiatry report finds for each hour of television viewed per day male
teenagers had a statistically significant greater likelihood of developing
depression in young adulthood.
"Media is so image rich and content poor
that it just serves to capture the eye, manipulate emotions, and short-circuit
reason. Propaganda industries function increasingly like
industries . " - Nancy Snow
"Moving from one stimulus to
another, the mind develops a higher and higher tolerance to stimulation.
So the dosage must increase:
video games that are more
exciting, television is faster-paced, more dramatic.
have over the last few decades become increasingly fast-paced, the editing
faster, the scenes shorter, the
special effects more
dramatic." - Charles Eisenstein
"Ripped from the
"People see the headline, see what the story is
supposedly about, there is already a built-in set of expectations from the
audience. When we write the stories we can play off of and play against those
expectations." - Rene Balcer
1988 Talmudwood has skimmed stories from headlines for decades
and television has
Millions of Americans watch
the evening news.
Even more watch the entertainment that surrounds
The most popular programs are fictionalized accounts of pseudo real
psychology, the effective use of propaganda, uses the theories, concepts
and methods of
psychology to study the impact of media on individuals, groups, and
Media psychology is concerned with the social and
psychological parameters of communications between people that are
mediated by some
technology or conduit other than simply air.
The field of media
psychology is interested
in delivering psychological treatments and intervention strategies through
print and electronic media to modify aspects of human behavior.
is done through the media of movies and television, by use of music,
editing, lighting, color and black/white recording, image
size, and all facets of sound and image production that
create impressions and facilitate
our immersion in the
pseudo reality presented.
The field of media
psychology has found the most effective means of indoctrinating and
conditioning people is to embed
the message to be conveyed into the narratives of the compounded fictionalized
are branded when the prescribed message is able to bypass the conscious
attention of the receiver.
Social and political agendas
can be subconsciously set and the manner in which reality is understood can be
Corporations spend thousands
of hours and millions of dollars devising ways to decieve the public,
the public has little time to
design counter strategies.
to adequately control a target
emotional response must be conditioned into the subconscious of the
target population - a manufactured
desire the target population
is consciously unaware of.
Media literacy, knowing how the messages
conveyed by media affect us emotionally, cognitively, and behaviorally, and how
to defend against indoctrinating messages, is vital for an informed, free
"Propagandists for a
long while realized that a lie is not good alone, that "truth pays," that
propaganda must be based upon facts." - Jacques EllulThere are three 'colors' of propaganda:
attributed and non-attributed messages
'gray'- falsely attributed to a
third party messages
'black' - nothing less than
a form of intellectual subversion
Propagandists prepare a three
stage strategic campaign - the propaganda techniques they chose
are "Desensitization," "Jamming," and "Conversion" to build moral
indoctrination reduces public sensitivity and
moral outrage by
inundating the public with a continuous flood of repulsive
a very weary public to
view the issue under discussion with moral indifference or apathy rather than
is psychological terrorism used to silence dissenting opinion.
People that display strong moral
conviction are castigated as reactionaries.
Conversion is the
manipulation of perception and belief through allusion, insinuation and false
Propaganda 'converts' the
individual to the 'correct' way of thinking.
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