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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 05:22 PM
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19. I don't mean this harshly..
But anyone who doesn't know the power of relentless propaganda to make a population do truly crazy stuff just hasn't paid attention to the lessons of history.

Goering flat out told us..

Naturally the common people don't want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.



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