Friday, November 17, 2006

After The Rain

After the rain... signs bloom.

"I Believe There Is Still Inherent In The Fiber Of America Worth Saving & That The Fortunes Of The Entire World May Well Ride On The Ability Of The Young Americans To Face The Responsibilities Of An Old America Gone Mad" Phil Ochs

The point of public relations slogans like "Support our troops" is that they don't mean anything... That's the whole point of good propaganda. You want to create a slogan that nobody's going to be against, and everybody's going to be for. Nobody knows what it means, because it doesn't mean anything. Its crucial value is that it diverts your attention from a question that does mean something:

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