posted on Nov, 25 2005 @ 10:57 AM
Oh, of course! Divide and conquer is the oldest trick in the book, and it's a classic, because it works so well.
That's the whole basis for fear-based politics - which we're seeing played out so very well in the media now - with Terrorism, playing the
Judeo-Christian West against the big bad Islamic Middle-East.
I hope every saw, or managed to download the brilliant 3-part BBC documentary The Power of Nightmares - It explained very well how the
politicians use the mass-media in order to manipulate the population through fear-based psychology.
Similarly, the series Century of the Self - by the same documentary maker, was equally as revealing in it's exploration of public relations
and the media.
They were shown here in the UK a while back now, but I know you can still get them from the larger torrent sites - they are well worth seeing.
[edit on 25-11-2005 by VelvetSplash]