11 February 2008

Warning Thought for the Day

"Propaganda needs only a small morsel of "truth" to flourish in a field of ignorance."

........................Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Minister of Information, 1939


ImperfectNerd said...

I was looking at a video clip that has been floating around the Net lately, "The Four Instruments of National Power" and was prompted to retrieve this quote from my college days. The moral of this is, of course, don't believe anything you read and only half of what you see!

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

This is a great quote, and so true.

Andrée said...

gives me the creeps

ImperfectNerd said...

It also reminds me of the famous quote, "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." (Edmund Burke, 1729-1797)