The Mystery of Terrorism, Revealed

. Cross posted at The Times of Israel. When I wrote the other day about our dumbness before the phenomenon of terrorism – so often the wanton and random killing in large numbers of those who must by any non-self-justifying reason be considered innocents – I was invoking the mystery of the moral self that can rise […]

The Pernicious Anti-Israeli Propaganda of Global Policy Forum

  In Propaganda and Persuasion, Garth Jowett and Victoria O’Donnell define the former as the deliberate, systematic attempt to shape perceptions, manipulate cognitions, and direct behavior to achieve a response that furthers the desired intent of the propagandist. Elaborates Richard Alan Nelson in A Chronology and Glossary of Propaganda in the United States, Propaganda is […]