4th R - Lecture 25 - Propaganda Techniques
Part I - "Abstract art is used for a better mental picture"
|EDUCATION||is the process,|
|UNDERSTANDING||,you must for|
Is your knowledge true or false?
There are many correct ways to do things. It depends on the individual. Just because it is good for one or two people, doesn't necessarily mean it's good for you!
These figures represent individual ideas.
a) Are the right or wrong?
b) What do they agree on?
c) Which ideas do they believe in?
d) Which of these ideas are right?
Are you this way?
a) A Mr. (Think) Know-it-all
b) unwilling to accept criticism
i) closed eyes & ears
ii) small brain
iii) always talking when you should listen
Don't want to see the truth.
Who should you believe? If you had enough knowledge, you would know.
B. Is propaganda good or bad? If good -
C. Propaganda is like a typewriter. Propaganda that works good
D. Is brain-washing good or bad? Good for whom?
E. Propaganda and brain-washing are effective if you thing you aren't brain-washed.
Part 2 - Propaganda Techniques
|4 - Methods|
|7 - Techniques|
Propaganda consists of one or more of these:
A. LUMLEY's FOUR METHODS
|1.||Suppression||is to withhold the truth, censorship|
|2.||Distortion||is to distort or withhold the truth to distort the real picture; buttering-up.|
|3.||Diversion||is to make someone unaware of your bad spots|
These are the seven techniques:
Does it relate to the conversation?
Ex: "He's fantastic! Making him something better than he was; flattering
Using an image of to create an image onto another that
doesn't match reality.
Ex: Jimmy Cater as a church goer, plain folk. Can a preacher run a country?
Ex: Blue Ribbon Brand
Ex: One person gets up and testifies that this is a good book - look what it did for me! How did he get the way he is:
It's to show that they are hones, hard-working, tax-paying citizens and know what it is like.
"Come join the Band Wagon - everybody is doing
IF you have nothing to go on the crowd is usually wrong. Watch out which crowd you're following. Ex: Pied Piper.
People just show you the cards they want you to have.
Ex: you want to have your allowance, so you tell your Dad only the good stuff.
Ex: May I go to the fair? - I'll have fun, etc.
C. I must think why I have been fed propaganda techniques. Is someone hiding something?
D. Propaganda in use:
Which propaganda techniques have you notices?
In ads and on the back of magazines, also.
Ex: How many boat ads to you see with ugly girls on the front.
Ex: 'Daniel Boone Old Time Whiskey' (Transference)
Is your ego more like this now?