Propaganda Techniques: 5 More Ways to Manipulate the Masses
Part 2 of my article about propagandistic influence and manipulation
Don’t be duped by Glittering Generalities or the Firehose of Falsehoods. In part one of my free post on propaganda techniques, we looked into these and other methods of manipulation.
Propaganda is a means to sway personal and public opinion. Even though persuasion is not always the real goal. As writer Rob Henderson points out, sometimes authoritarians are merely “trying to remind you of their power”1.
There’s a fine line between legitimate influence and sinister manipulation. From Card Stacking to the Common Man, here are five more propaganda techniques worth knowing.
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