The Russian Propaganda Model

texture-photographyRAND research as well as others like PEW research have put out their findings on the Russian propaganda tech. The Russian propaganda model is high-volume and multichannel, and it disseminates messages without regard for the truth. It is also rapid, continuous, and repetitive, and it lacks commitment to consistency. Continue reading “The Russian Propaganda Model”

You Will Have an Emotional Connection — You Will

“We do not see the world as it is, but as we are.” — Anians Nin
And you do not know what you feel before you felt.

So many papers I’m running into that believe we are apparition!  I swear, if out of body living were possible, these folks would never come home. Some are great to read, but most are frustrating. Example, Papers with Studies attempting to disprove — by argument or empirical data — the reality of the emotional connection   with Fiction Novels.  Continue reading “You Will Have an Emotional Connection — You Will”

Appeal to Fear

The combination of a measured Appeal to Fear  in combination or tandem with the But You Are Free (BYAF), tool (also known as the Evocation Of Freedom to Compliance) is currently in the top three persuasion tactics currently understood.

Let’s say that we show that:
Either P or Q is true.
Q is frightening.
Therefore, P is true.

And then Evoke the Freedom Compliance, mind set. How many more years could we have unqualified people running the government?


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