After all, two out of three people have seen their IQ scores rise by buying this book! Really, buy this book and be smarter (in recognizing propaganda, that is).
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Author: Marie D. Jones
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
Category: Political Science
We live in an age of disinformation, misinformation, and outright lies. The modern world blasts us with information, talking points, spin, advertising, and attempts to persuade. But what are we to believe and whom should we trust? From the 515 B.C.E. Behistun inscription to the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, Disinformation and You: Identify Propaganda and Manipulation examines the history of propaganda and disinformation in war, politics, polling, media, entertainment, cults, advertising, science, medicine, and even in our personal interactions. It also provides helpful suggestions and tips for identifying disinformation and fighting back against manipulation and censorship. The tools and methods of propaganda are dissected, such as Misdirection, Marginalization, False Flag Attacks, Divide and Conquer, Flipping Reality on Its Head, Coercive Persuasion, Repetition, Memes, Spin, Feedback Loops, Framing, and so many more. Engaging and useful, this book’s helpful topics include ... propaganda during battles and wartime the money behind politics and the media predictive programming as a form of social engineering advertising sales tactics how things go viral the power of memes and hashtags to push a story or idea censorship in the media and on social media networks spin, sponsored news, fake news, and the mainstream media cult mentality and groupthink disinformation campaigns and false flags how conspiracy theories work how to identify fake news and propaganda Disinformation and You: Identify Propaganda and Manipulation will help you spot and counter the seductive and deceptive tactics to influence your behavior. So, get on the bandwagon with the rest of us decent folk and stop listening to fools. After all, two out of three people have seen their IQ scores rise by buying this book! Really, buy this book and be smarter (in recognizing propaganda, that is). With many photos, illustrations, and other graphics, this tome is richly illustrated. Its helpful bibliography and extensive index add to its usefulness.