"Then Jesus said:… 'And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.'" John 8:31-32
The first casualty in war is truth.
Beware the Victor's Version
As my history teacher in Rhodesia reminded us: Beware the victor's version! War time propaganda becomes school textbooks.
As early as 1930, John Dewey observed that: We are being exposed to the greatest flood of mass suggestion that any people has yet experienced.
Manipulation of Public Opinion
Propaganda is to Democracies what violence is to Dictatorships. Propaganda, the calculated manipulation of public opinion to serve political and ideological interests, is pervasive. We are also exposed to commercial propaganda: Marketing and Advertising.