Thursday, June 14, 2007

Norman Solomon

Another answer to the question of how peace can be achieved through understanding is that if people understood how propaganda is used to promote war, they would not fall for it. According to this line of thought, by exposing the propaganda tactics of governments we can gain the sort of understanding needed to promote peace. Here understanding is taken to be the result of unmasking. We gain understanding when we unmask the propaganda of the war mongers and see how it is manipulative. Certainly, this cannot be the whole story to the relation between peace and understanding, but equally certain is that it is an important facet.

Don't miss the DVD of War Made Easy

CLICK HERE to visit the official website of the movie version of War Made Easy and order a DVD

CLICK HERE to see a "Democracy Now" radio/TV broadcast of War Made Easy film excerpts

CLICK HERE to read a review of the movie at PR Week

CLICK HERE to read a review of the movie by David Swanson

CLICK HERE to read Playacting diplomacy again on road to war, an essay by Norman Solomon that appeared in the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune

CLICK HERE to listen to Iran in Washington's Sights: A spring 2006 interview with Norman Solomon on public radio

to read what the Los Angeles Times said about War Made Easy

CLICK HERE to read essays, interviews & book excerpts from Norman Solomon

CLICK HERE - Evaluation copy of War Made Easy available to instructors

CLICK HERE to read Spinning Us to Death: An interview with Norman Solomon
in Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics

CLICK HERE - Free video online – a speech by Norman Solomon about war and media


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