Psychology, Political Theory & Propaganda

Here find information and resources about modern “psychological propaganda” used against heritage America since at least WWII. While the U.S. government was professionally adept at the practice e.g., Edward Bernays, the Soviet Union is the undisputed master.

The salient bibliography is extensive and will be updated regularly here on this page. As time permits each work will be treated to its own blog entry.

Academic:

Rape of the Mind 1956, A.M. Meerloo M.D.

The Rape of the Mind explores the Psychology of Thought Control, Menticide, and Brainwashing. Published in 1956 and written by Joost A. M. Meerloo, M.D., Instructor in Psychiatry, Columbia University Lecturer in Social Psychology, New School for Social Research, Former Chief, Psychological Department, Netherlands Forces.

Formulating Population Policy_ A Case Study of the United States

Albions Seed – Fischer

Excerpt from, Taking Sides American History Volume 1: the Colonial Period to Reconstruction, 2004, James Sorelle ed, McGraw-Hill

ISSUE 3. Was Colonial Culture Uniquely American?

YES: Gary B. Nash, from Jack Greene and J.R. Pole, eds., Colonial British America: Essays in the New History of the Early Modern Era (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984) Gary Nash argues that colonial American culture emerged from a convergence of three broad cultural traditionsEuropean, Native American, and Africanwhich produced a unique tri-racial society in the Americas. 

NO: David Hackett Fischer, from Albions Seed: Four British Folkways in America (Oxford University Press, 1989) David Hackett Fischer contends that the cultural traditions of colonial America and the United States were derived from English folkways transported by migrants from four different regions in the British Isles.

COGNITIVE DISSONANCE

Leon Festinger, Scientific American, October 1962

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Means End Chain Model Based on Consulmer Categorization Processes

Johnathan Gutman, Journal of Marketing, Spring 1982

Values and Personality

Wolfgang Bilsky, Shalom H. Schwartz, European Jounral of Personality Vol 8, 1994

Personal and Organizational Development

What is to be Done? Burning Questions of Our Movement  [Что делать?]

V.I. Lenin, Iskra No. 4, 1901 / 1902,

Rotating Polyandry

Government:

ISSUES PRESENTED BY AIR RESERVE MANUAL House Committee on Un-American Activity 86th Congress 1960

Hearing before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Eighty-Sixth Congress, Second Session, February 25, 1060 Government Printing Office

Hearing features testimony related to a USAFR training manual that taught specific entities as Communistic. The training manual was withdrawn from circulation and destroyed. No copies are available to the public.

Witnesses called before the Committee include “hard core” self-avowed Communists. They testified the extent and nature of deliberate infiltration and subversion of American institutions, notably churches and seminaries.

 

CIA Comparison of Soviet and VOA Radio Propaganda 1951

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Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace FM 34-130

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USSOCOM-CIM-Manual

Viet Nam Subversion

Popular:

Deliberate Dumbing Down of America – public schools

E Pluribus Unum – Diversity and Community in the Twenty-first Century

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