One of the interesting things about propaganda/psyops is that you have to be able to move the information among a populace.

Traditionally this hasn't been too hard when the ruling class or elite wanted to scapegoat say...Jewish people. They always kept the hate coals burning...
and when it became needful for them to use them as a scapegoat, or they owed too much money, they'd fan the flames.

Churches were a common central source of such propaganda spread, which ofc is why ruling classes prefer to control them.

But today? In modernity?
The press became the new and better way to spread propaganda. As well as radio and movies. Though entertainment was always ...always political.

The problem is that even then you have limited shots at spreading your bullshit. So if it's not an embedded cultural hate, like
hating Jewish people, it's hard to sell 'THEY ARE POISONING WELLS AND THAT'S WHY PLAGUE!'

Not impossible. Just...harder. And you'll have misses. Stuff that the masses simply will not swallow because it's new, they're not primed for it, it doesn't speak to them, etc.
Now though today? With social media?

They propagandists/psyops can flood ...and I mean *FLOOD* numerous channels like throwing spaghetti at a wall to see what sticks.
You don't even need a good cultural understanding or embedded people to pretend to be converted, yadda yadda, nope nope nope. You don't even need to have a good command of the native language.

You just aim a shotgun and see what hits, and what doesn't.
And then from there you can see how your seed grows, pick it back up and shape and mold it, refine it, dump it to better channels because now you have some winners to pick from.

And you don't even need to be a country to do this. You might be a bored asshat on a chan.
You might be a chaos edgelord.

You might be some nice church lady who thinks the ends justifies the means and the real truth is underneath the lies that unfortunately must be told to get people to listen to the TRUTH (tm)

It's ...it's all really batshit.

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