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Wood 1 Derrick Wood Dr. Dugan 21 September 2010 Summary Definitions Of Propaganda Propaganda has many dictionary definitions from many different sources although it can be agreed on that it is information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. The word originates from Latin where it is said as Sacra Congregatio de Propagande Fide or Sacred congregation for propagating the Faith. This congregation is made up of a committee of cardinals, established in 1622 by Pope Gregory XV with a goal of having supervision over foreign missions and the training of priests for these missions. Pope Urban VIII established a College of Propaganda in order to educate priests on foreign missions. Even though Propaganda was invented to spread the faith (which can be interpreted in
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Unformatted text preview: many ways) Many People, Organizations and Nations use propaganda to make people believe a certain way. Hitter used propaganda to create a nationalist State with the goal of perpetuating the German people, which eventually led to killing off people such as Jews and disabled people. In my opinion, Propaganda is a political tool used to convince people of a certain idea, this idea does not necessarily have to be a bad thing, many people use propaganda to help the world such as environmental propaganda. Many people have a negative connotation when they hear or see the word propaganda because there are so many more examples of propaganda swaying a people to back a corrupt or dangerous leader such as Adolf Hitler....
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