For Goebbels, anxiety was a double-edged sword: too much anxiety could produce panic and demoralization, too little could lead to complacency and inactivity. An attempt was constantly made, therefore, to achieve a balance between the two extremes.

Leonard W Doob
Leonard W. Doob (1909-2000) American psychologist, academic, author
“Goebbels’ Principles of Propaganda” (1950)

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