Propaganda: the Formation of Men's Attitudes
Vintage Books, 1973 - 320 Seiten
'The theme of Propaganda is quite simply. . . that when our new technology encompasses any culture or society, the result is propaganda. . . . Ellul has made many splendid contributions in this book.' -Robert R. Kirsch, The Los Angeles Times
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myth. The myth expresses the deep inclinations of a society. Without it, the
masses would not cling to a certain civilization or its process of development and
crisis. It is a vigorous impulse, strongly colored, irrational, and charged with all of
In fact, propaganda can penetrate the consciousness of the masses of a foreign
country only through the myth. It cannot operate with simple arguments pro and
con. It does not address itself to already existing feelings, but must create an ...
The first consequence is that any operation that transforms democracy into a
myth transforms the democratic ideal. Democracy was not meant to be a myth.
The question arose early — in 1791 in France. And we know what, shortly after, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - jaygheiser - LibraryThing
Although I take issue with some of the details, this book, written 40 years ago by a French legal scholar, resonates with me, and explains much of what I have observed. Concept of horizontal vs. vertical propaganda, or 'social' propaganda. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - NoirLibrarian - LibraryThing
Ellul, a French philosopher, sociologist, and theologian, disputes the notion that propaganda is “the work of a few evil men, seducers of the people, cheats and authoritarian rulers who want to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
chapter iThe Characteristics of Propaganda
CATEGORIES OF PROPAGANDA
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