I’ll take 33 billion for ‘What is Edward Bernays known for’

Edward L. Bernays was an American business consultant who is widely recognized as the father of Public Relations. He sold World War 1 to the American public, branding it ‘make the world safe for democracy’.

Sound familiar? Basically another father of propaganda. He knew most people don’t desire something for its value, rather it represents something else they may unconsciously crave.

The Psychology of Manipulation: 6 lessons from the master of propaganda, by Ryan Matters

I’m getting old and certainly old enough to feel the patterns of propaganda. It’s so tedious, it’s everywhere, yet I don’t read, feel it, or hear it as much here in Italy. Not as much as you might read it, say, in the US, UK and Russian media.

Plus ça change,

Published by baileyalexander

An American living in Piemonte. Sailed across the Atlantic aboard our 43 Nauticat in 2002 and spent over a decade living in Rome, Paris, Prague, Malta, Venice and Bucharest before settling in Piemonte, Italia.

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