More on agitation propaganda and the psychological effects of propaganda including: loss of individuality, the suppression of critical thought, creation of the mob and how critical thought is literally impossible as part of a group, the creation of a fanatically self-righteous social conscious leading to the demonization of the out-group, and more on the sphere of the sacred. Then, how propaganda partitions society (identity politics) via verbal fiction creating sects of victims who only speak "to themselves."
- Propaganda's only heard by its choir creating alternate factual universes
- Manchurian activists primed for provoked outrage and action
- The creation of an abstract verbal universe: fake news
- Sacrificing self-dignity to "the cause"
- The danger of surrendering to "something bigger than yourself"
- Stereophonic propaganda
- Reclaiming individuality by removing your dog from the fight
Jacques Ellul's "Propaganda": https://www.amazon.com/Propaganda-Formation-Attitudes-Jacques-Ellul/dp/0394718747
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