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MinM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-11-12 08:03 AM
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Can propaganda convince you to kill yourself? Yes.
...Haidt needlessly complicates a straightforward matter. Propaganda works. Propaganda constricts our perception of acceptable solutions. Propaganda tells people to concentrate their fury on THIS issue instead of THAT issue.

Propaganda can convince anyone to do anything. Think of all the soldiers -- on all sides, in all wars -- who, motivated by propaganda, have run headlong into bullets. Propaganda has literally convinced people to kill themselves...

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dtexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-11-12 01:45 PM
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1. Yes. It does all the time. It's called advertising, especially for food.
"McDonalds, I'm liking it." ;-)
And, yeah, it can also convince parents to kill their children.
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