Almost all propaganda is designed to create fear. Heads of government and their officials know that a frightened people is easier to govern, will forfeit rights it would otherwise defend, is less likely to demand a better life, and will agree to millions and millions being spent on “Defense.”

J. B. Priestley (1894-1984) English author, dramatist [John Boyne Priestley]
“The Root is Fear,” Outcries and Asides (1974)

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