Propaganda Bernays, E.

Democracy is incapable of enabling people to live in a free society, if the members of society lack the education to question and object to manipulative tactics to shape public opinion. It has to be said that this education seems to be largely missing, as political, religious and business leaders continue to find gullible masses that can be deluded with ideas that should be instantly recognizable as dishonest and false.

If I could get one book taught at school, this one would be the first choice.

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