The Roar of a Bewildered Herd

Walter Lippmann

‘The public must be put in its place…so that each of us may live free of the trampling and the roar of a bewildered herd.’

– Walter Lippmann, influential US intellectual, writer and coiner of the term ‘Cold War,’ explaining in his book ‘Public Opinion’ that controlling the minds of the masses is essential to the proper functioning of a modern democracy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Lippmann

http://www.chomsky.info/articles/199107–.htm

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