Justifying war through propaganda

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Justifying war Establish a crisis Demonize the enemy’s leader Demonization of the enemy as individuals Atrocities Propaganda Satire / rhetoric Start to believe because you hear it over and over Constructions of identities Propaganda tries to develop images and association in our minds How we view ourselves Why were are in a crisis or why are we at war What makes it worth it (what are we fighting for) Everyone is doing it Hitler tan one of the most efficient and effective propagance the world has ever seen But we did it too Support the war Get a war job Buy war bonds Enlist in the military Nearly all country use propaganda
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Propaganda explained why we went to war What is worth going to war for? Protection Revenge Liberty Freedom How we view the enemy Emotionless – except anger, hatred, crazy Domnic, devil-like, reptilian, crazy Stereotyped (today) Suicide bombers Religious fanatics
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course COM 437* taught by Professor Toddholm during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.

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