Message #7: Propaganda


In Germany during the ‘30s and ‘40s, Josef Goebbels made extensive use of the new communications technology afforded by the radio to broadcast Nazi propaganda to the German people. Recent times have witnessed an unprecedented proliferation of new communications technologies, the answering machine being merely one small part of the communications revolution.

  • Brush your teeth.
  • Refrain from littering.
  • Smile and the whole world smiles with you.

Ben’s answering machine. Propaganda for a nicer world.

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