Monkey See, Monkey Do
-The Washington Post, 416 words
-Violence leads to more violence
-Torture needs to be outlawed
As children we are all taught the basic rights and wrongs and over time our
mind becomes accustomed t
-God terms- words that sound connotatively positive and good to a majority of people.
Vague, big, and positive.
-Devil terms- words that sound negative to a majority of people in a social strata
-Figures of Speech:
-What values does Regan confirm, that will help change our beliefs on this situation?
*Regan Challenger Speech
-They served, were pioneers
-Exploration and Discovery comes with failures
-Space program s
-Ways of separating propaganda from persuasion
-The Persuader wants you to get the information
-The propagandist wants to hide certain information (Circumventing
-Censorship- selectively controlling sensitive information
Why propaganda works:
-Emotional decision-making: we make decisions more on emotions than logic
-Group loyalty (shibboleth thinking)
People are easier to persuade once they are brought into a environment
of likeminded individuals.
-Talking points are the few couple points in which the speaker wants to make sure the
audience takes away.
-When you direct a question away its called red harring.
-Persuasion is the process of trying to move one or more people by usi