Propaganda must facilitate the displacement of aggression by specifying the targets for hatred.
– Joseph Goebbels
“We would like to think that modern societies like ours have outgrown barbaric customs like human sacrifice. Sure, we still engage in scapegoating and figuratively sacrifice people on the altar of public opinion, but we don’t actually kill people in hopes of placating the gods and restoring order. Or do we?”
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