posted on May, 20 2006 @ 10:13 PM
Propaganda is only carried out by rogue states - FALSE
I'm not disagreeing with you here; far from it, I feel like you are stating the blatantly obvious. In fact, a lot of the things on your list can be
considered American propaganda.
I have to wonder, with the propaganda we do see today, how much there might be out there that we don't see, and actually are taking as fact. A few
days back, I was watching some old cartoons from the 40s and 50s that have been banned for various reasons, mostly war propaganda; ever see Donald
Duck wear a swastika, say 'Heil Hitler', and salute the Fuhrer? The cartoons were either making Germany look like a total hellhole under Hitler
(which admittedly was true), making Germans and/or Japanese look like incompetents (not true; this occurred a lot in Looney Tunes), and that sort of
thing. There were also some that were either blatantly racist to blacks, or could be perceived in that way if taken the wrong way.
It makes me wonder what kind of stuff is going on now in our television and media that might be bombarding our kids... I don't watch a lot of TV, so
I'm not even really sure what our kids are being exposed to, anymore. I'd imagine propaganda isn't quite so obvious these days, but I know it's
Sorry I don't actually have any more to add beyond your own list, but those are good ones above. I just wanted to throw in my two cents on the