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George Orwell's Animal Farm (Audiobook) Stalin: Inside the Terror. Christopher Hitchens and Robert Service on Trotsky [2009] Stalin in Colour - HD Documentary (2013) Animal Farm Visual Representation of Characters. Animal Farm (1954 - Cartoon) George Orwell. Sir Thomas More. Book Discussion. 5 Things They Don't Want You To Know About Diamonds. Orwellian. "Orwellian" is an adjective describing the situation, idea, or societal condition that George Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free and open society.

Orwellian

It denotes an attitude and a brutal policy of draconian control by propaganda, surveillance, misinformation, denial of truth, and manipulation of the past, including the "unperson" – a person whose past existence is expunged from the public record and memory, practised by modern repressive governments. Often, this includes the circumstances depicted in his novels, particularly Nineteen Eighty-Four.[1][verification needed] Nineteen Eighty-Four uses themes from life in the Soviet Union and wartime life in Great Britain as sources for many of its motifs.[2][3] Orwell's ideas about personal freedom and state authority developed when he was a British colonial administrator in Burma.

This often brought him into conflict with literary peers such as W.H. Meanings[edit] Big Brother[edit] Political language[edit] The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. The Protocols of the Elders of Zion or The Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Elders of Zion is an antisemitic hoax purporting to describe a Jewish plan for global domination.[1] It was first published in Russia in 1903, translated into multiple languages, and disseminated internationally in the early part of the 20th century.

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Henry Ford funded printing of 500,000 copies that were distributed throughout the US in the 1920s. Adolf Hitler was a major proponent. It was studied, as if factual, in German classrooms after the Nazis came to power in 1933, despite having been exposed as fraudulent by The Times of London in 1921. The historian Norman Cohn suggested that Hitler used the Protocols as his primary justification for initiating the Holocaust—his "warrant for genocide".[2] Creation The Protocols is a fabricated document purporting to be factual. Sources employed. Propaganda. Propaganda is a form of communication aimed towards influencing the attitude of a population toward some cause or position.

Propaganda

While the term propaganda has acquired a strongly negative connotation by association with its most manipulative and jingoistic examples, propaganda in its original sense was neutral and could refer to uses that were generally positive, such as public health recommendations, signs encouraging citizens to participate in a census or election, or messages encouraging persons to report crimes to law enforcement. Etymology[edit] From the 1790s, the term began being used also for propaganda in secular activities.[2] The term began taking a pejorative connotation in the mid-19th century, when it was used in the political sphere.[2] Types[edit] Defining propaganda has always been a problem.

According to historian Zbyněk Zeman, propaganda is defined as either white, grey or black. Propaganda — Den Danske Ordbog. Propaganda. Propaganda. Propaganda tager mange former.

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Her en nålepude fra 1941 fremstillet i USA. Propaganda er et systematisk forsøg på at påvirke folk ved at kommunikere bestemte holdninger, vinkler og perspektiver. Det bruges især om religiøse og politiske ideer. Ordet kommer af latin propagare = udplante, udvide, "det, der bør udbredes". I 1622 grundlagde pave Gregor XV "la Congregatio de Propaganda Fide" Den gejstlige orden for udbredelse af den katolske tro.

Propaganda bruges, når et budskab bliver præsenteret som den hele og fulde sandhed, mens det i virkeligheden har en skjult dagsorden. Ordet propaganda bruges om "sandheden" i politiske sammenhænge. Propaganda kan bruge stærke følelser som angst, had, glæde og stolthed. Sovjetunionens Josef Stalin brugte propaganda på befolkningen der og på de lande som Sovjetunionen havde kontrol over. Russia, Ukraine, Modern Cold War, & Edward Snowden - Expert Interview w/ Professor Stephen F. Cohen. Reza Aslan - Bigotry, Fundamentalism and Neo-Atheism in the Media. ISIS: The Psychology Behind the Black Flag & Consequences of Bombing. CAIR Rep Debates Fox's Megyn Kelly on Separating ISIS Violence From Islam (Video)

Burning with Rage at The Other. Anti-Net Neutrality Propaganda Reaches Insane Levels With Bad Actors And Porn Parody. There's been plenty of propaganda concerning the net neutrality fight, but with FCC boss Tom Wheeler finally making it official that the FCC is going to move to reclassify broadband, it's kicked into high gear of ridiculousness.

Anti-Net Neutrality Propaganda Reaches Insane Levels With Bad Actors And Porn Parody

An astroturfing front group that's anti-net neutrality is trying to make a "viral" anti-net neutrality video, and it did so in the most bizarre way, by making an attempted parody porno video, based on the classic "cable guy" porno trope. Fox News Being Accused To Assist ISIS, Embeds Jordanian Pilot Death Video on Website AnonHQ. February 8th, 2015 | by CoNN World.

Fox News Being Accused To Assist ISIS, Embeds Jordanian Pilot Death Video on Website AnonHQ

Isis has enough weapons to carry on fighting for two years, UN warns. A new report prepared for the United Nations Security Council warns that the militant group known as the Islamic State (Isis) possesses sufficient reserves of small arms, ammunition and vehicles to wage its war for Syria and Iraq for up to two years.

Isis has enough weapons to carry on fighting for two years, UN warns

The size and breadth of the Isis arsenal provides the group with durable mobility, range and a limited defense against low-flying aircraft. Even if the US-led bombing campaign continues to destroy the group’s vehicles and heavier weapons, the UN report states, it “cannot mitigate the effect of the significant volume of light weapons” Isis possesses.

Paul Craig Roberts: The real Matrix and how it will change all our lives. As the West stares into the great abyss and the world prepares for even greater economic turmoil, today Dr.

Paul Craig Roberts: The real Matrix and how it will change all our lives

Paul Craig Roberts gives readers a terrifying look at the real Matrix and how it will change all of our lives. King World News was given exclusive permission from the Trends Journal to release this amazing piece. It also contains an ominous warning from the former U.S. Treasury official, as the world prepares to descend into total chaos.The Matrix Is Real & How It Will Change All Of Our Lives By Dr. The Lie We Live.

Is the US using propaganda on its own citizens? Study: U.S. regime has killed 20-30 million people since World War Two. Introduction After the catastrophic attacks of September 11 2001 monumental sorrow and a feeling of desperate and understandable anger began to permeate the American psyche.

Study: U.S. regime has killed 20-30 million people since World War Two

A few people at that time attempted to promote a balanced perspective by pointing out that the United States had also been responsible for causing those same feelings in people in other nations, but they produced hardly a ripple. JEANINE PIRRO: "Lights Out: The Danger to US Power Grid" - The EMP Threat. Operation Mockingbird. Donald Duck Nazi Episode with Prologue Speech (der Fuehrer's Face 1943) Banned Looney ToonsWW2 Cartoon making fun of Nazis and Japan. The Most Racist Cartoon Ever! Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi (1943) - Animated Propaganda Short Film by Walt Disney. The conspiracy theorists are right. Research shows nations really do go to war over oil.

By Vincenzo Bove and Petros SekerisJanuary 28 About the authors Vincenzo Bove is an assistant professor in politics at the University of Warwick.

The conspiracy theorists are right. Research shows nations really do go to war over oil.

Petros Sekeris is a principal lecturer in economics at University of Portsmouth. The “thirst for oil” is often put forward as a near self-evident explanation behind military interventions in Libya, for instance, or Sudan.