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Response to Go Vols (Reply #43)

Tue Mar 26, 2013, 04:08 PM

44. Yup.

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Official and unofficial propaganda continuously
drums home the message that the friends and allies of the nation
are virtuous and the enemies evil. The average man in the street
has a firm belief that the governments (and possibly the people as well)
of certain nations are his friends in a very personal sense while others
are his enemies.
He is willing to pay high taxes, obey regulations that
may be detrimental to his private interests, and even go to war and kill
people in support of his nation's foreign polley. He would he shocked
and horrified if his government suddenly asked him to alter all his
opinions and fight on the side of the nations he dislikes against the nations
he likes. Sudden changes are therefore made particularly difficult
by the role of modern public opinion.


Organski, A. F. K. (1958). World politics (p. 353). New York: Knopf.

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