All propaganda must be popular and its intellectual level must be adjusted to the most limited intelligence among those it is addressed to. Thus we see that propaganda must follow a simple line and correspondingly the basic tactics must be psychologically sound.
All advertising, whether in the field of business or politics, achieves success through the continuity and sustained uniformity of its application.
And so we National Socialists consciously draw a line beneath the foreign policy tendency of our pre-War period. And even among mankind, they belong only to a few nations or rather races, and this in proportion as they emanate from the feeling of the nation or race in question.
Nation and Race Chapter When he first encountered the antisemitic press, he says, he dismissed it as unworthy of serious consideration. It must consequently take a form calculated to support the aim which it serves. There was often more than enough time for thinking, and the enemy offered practical instruction which, to our sorrow, was only too good.
The World War Chapter 6: He suggested that the book exhausted curious German readers, but its "ceaseless repetition of the argument, left impregnably in their minds, fecund and germinating".
English propagandists understood all this most brilliantly - and acted accordingly. Everything that actually was done in this field was so inadequate and wrong from the very start that it certainly did no good and sometimes did actual harm.
Among other things, Stackpole argued that Hitler could not have legally transferred his right to a copyright in the United States to Eher Verlag inbecause he was not a citizen of any country. We take up where we broke off six hundred years ago. And since these criteria of humanitarianism and beauty must be eliminated from the struggle, they are also inapplicable to propaganda.
Antisemitism[ edit ] While historians dispute the exact date Hitler decided to force the Jewish people to emigrate to Madagascarfew place the decision before the mids. However, a local Nazi Party representative insisted that the translation be further abridged before publication, so it was held back until 13 Octoberalthough excerpts were allowed to run in The Times in late July.
The fact that our bright boys do not understand this merely shows how mentally lazy and conceited they are. It came in both dark blue and bright red boards with a gold sword on the cover.
The cover and spine contained an image of three brown oak leaves.
Criticism has not come solely from opponents of Nazism. By contrast, the war propaganda of the English and Americans was psychologically sound. He started to see the inconsistency of race, especially with the German-Austria people, and started to have thoughts about how the Germans should be more pure, of the best blood, and have a great sense of nationalism and pride.
Any man who wants to be a cowardly slave can have no honor or honor itself would soon fall into general contempt. Every personal attitude will be branded—after communist pattern—as " bourgeois ," and this in spite of the fact that the bourgeois is the representative of the most herdist class in the world, and that National Socialism is a basically bourgeois movement.
And what was the consequence of this half-heartedness? As a result, their miserable stuff was useless, even harmful in fact. By representing the Germans to their own people as barbarians and Huns, they prepared the individual soldier for the terrors of war, and thus helped to preserve him from disappointments.
Exactly the same applies to political advertising. There, propaganda was regarded as a weapon of the first order, while in our country it was the last resort of unemployed politicians and a comfortable haven for slackers. The poster should give the masses an idea of the significance of the exhibition, it should not be a substitute for the art on display.
As for humanitarianism, Moltke said years ago that in war it lies in the brevity of the operation, and that means that the most aggressive fighting technique is the most humane. But it is a powerful and moving book, the product of great passionate feeling". The Struggle with the Red Front Chapter 8: Moreover, the copyright for Mein Kampf had been awarded to the German state of Bavariawhich refused to grant publishing rights.
And that has always been their only visible result. I saw that the Socialist-Marxist organizations mastered and applied this instrument with astounding skill.
But the masses are slow-moving, and they always require a certain time before they are ready even to notice a thing, and only after the simplest ideas are repeated thousands of times will the masses finally remember them.
The German nation was engaged in a struggle for a human existence, and the purpose of war propaganda should have been to support this struggle; its aim to help bring about victory.
In essence, Orwell notes, Hitler offers only visions of endless struggle and conflict in the creation of "a horrible brainless empire" that "stretch[es] to Afghanistan or thereabouts". Philosophy and Party Chapter 2: Later he accepted the same antisemitic views, which became crucial to his program of national reconstruction of Germany.
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