How did the Nazi Party use propaganda

After succeeding power in Germany and establishing a one-party dictatorship, the Nazi party orchestrated a huge propaganda campaign that won the loyalty and cooperation of the German population. Even before rising to power, Adolf Hitler indicated an interest in the use of propaganda. In his book “Mein Kampf” written whilst in jail, Hitler hinted at … Read more

Negative Propaganda

Science is a fascinating thing, which is basically the only thing able to justify life itself. Science can tell someone every reason why or why not they should do something, why or why not they shouldn’t do something, and why they are even here! Although science is generally looked at as a subject used to … Read more

Wartime Propaganda: World War I

Lead this people into war, and they’ll forget there was ever such a thing as tolerance. To fight, you must be brutal and ruthless, and the spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into the very fiber of national life, infecting the Congress, the courts, the policeman on the beat, the man in the street. It … Read more

Nazi Art As Propaganda

Nazi Germany regulated and controlled the art produced between 1933 and 1945 to ensure they embodied the values they wished to indoctrinate into the German people. The notion of volk (people) and blut und boden (soil and blood) was championed in paintings to glorify an idealized rural Germany and instill a sense of superiority in … Read more

Propaganda: The most powerful weapon

The power of propaganda is often over looked, and those who manipulate and utilize its strength can make even the most absurd and repelling thought seem appealing. Adolf Hitler was one such man as he stated that, “The receptivity of the great masses is very limited, their intelligence is small, but their power of forgetting … Read more