Essay on Propaganda

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Distorted Mirror of Reality

“All propaganda must be popular and its intellectual level must be adjusted to the most limited intelligence among those it is addressed to, consequently, the greater the mass it is intended to reach, the lower its purely intellectual level will have to be.”
~Adolf Hitler Mein Kampf “Psychology of Propaganda”

Fascism is a form of counter-revolutionary politics that first arose in the early part of the twentieth-century in Europe. It was a response to the rapid social upheaval, the devastation of World War I, and unstable economy. Fascism is a philosophy or a system of government that advocates or exercises a dictatorship of the extreme right, typically through the merging of state and business leadership,
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On them depends the existence of this whole culture; if they perish, the beauty of this earth will sink into the grave with them” (288). Hitler was attempting to convey to the German people that their race and culture was superior to all others and that Aryans were invincible. Hitler wanted to create a sense of pride, unity and stability among the people because stability was not a very strong factor among the masses who felt they had nothing to lose. Therefore, Hitler called his political cause "the movement".
Movement was, indeed, one of the mythic messages, movement away from the state of stagnation of the Weimar Republic, as the Nazis emphasized it repeatedly to persuade the masses, away from the shameful dictate of the Versailles peace treaty, away from “true blood—sucking parasites, Jews,” (304) and forward towards the building of a "New Pure Germany" who would be a power to reckon with throughout Europe and the World at large.
Although Hitler lacked his own characteristics of being a true Aryan (blond haired and blue eyed individual), he represented all of Germany as an ultimate ruler eliminating all other potential authorities that could possibly compete with him, just as a self—evident mythology cannot tolerate other powers, which might challenge and lead to the dissolution of the mythic system.
In his book Mein Kampf Hitler stated, “The art of propaganda lies in understanding the emotional ideas

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