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Posted on 06/05/2009 7:45:41 AM PDT by Sinschild
The last five years have taught me that I bring only three skills to the anti-jihad movement.
The first is a knack for writing propaganda. By propaganda I do not mean the 20th-century version as practiced by the Nazis, the Soviets, the New Deal, and other huge and repressive state enterprises.
I use the word in its original sense, which was derived via the Romance languages from the Latin verb propagare, to cause to increase or spread, as of a plant. In the 18th century it referred to the work of a committee of cardinals (congregatio de propaganda fide, the congregation for propagating the faith) which was charged with the foreign missions of the Church.
In the 19th century propaganda took on a more generalized meaning, the dissemination of a doctrine or practice. It wasnt until the Age of Utopias arrived a century later that it was understood to mean the retailing of lies by state media in order to support, maintain, and extend the power of the State.
So, in an old-fashioned way, one of my main functions in this space is to disseminate doctrine through propaganda.
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G.O.V. is a informative site regarding the day-to-day jihad activities, and I highly recommend it for issues that will not make the daily news.
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