Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Liberty Quotes

"In relation to the political decontamination of our public life, the government will embark upon a systematic campaign to restore the nation’s moral and material health. The whole educational system, theater, film, literature, the press and broadcasting -- all these will be used as a means to this end."-- Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) German Nazi Dictator Source: Volkischer Beobachter, 23 March 1933

"Hitler’s dictatorship differed in one fundamental point from all its predecessors in history. It was the first dictatorship in the present period of modern technical development, a dictatorship which made complete use of all technical means for the domination of its own country. Through technical devices like the radio and the loud-speaker, eighty million people were deprived of independent thought. It was thereby possible to subject them to the will of one man."-- Albert Speer [Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer] (1905-1981) German architect, Adolf Hitler's chief architect before becoming minister of Armaments and War Production for the Third Reich Source: at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, 1946

"I think the subject which will be of most importance politically is Mass Psychology. ...It's importance has been enormously increased by the growth of modern methods of propaganda ...Although this science will be diligently studied, it will be rigidly onfined to the governing class. The populace will not be allowed to know how its convictions were generated."-- Bertrand Russell [Bertrand Arthur William Russell] (1872-1970) Philosopher, educator

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