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In ‘The Behavior of Crowds’ (1920), Everett Dean Martin posed what he saw as the dilemma of the modern age: a technological information revolution that made it possible, in the absence of an adequate educational system, to influence ignorant men and women with propaganda and half-truths. Unscrupulous demagogues, corrupt politicians, manipulative advertisers, and revolutionary ideologues found ready-made audiences when they appealed to the baser instincts…
[ This was before ‘Fluoridation’ and ‘Climate Change’]

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A PRIMARY SOURCE FOR EVERETT DEAN MARTIN’S

AGENDA FOR ADULT EDUCATION

Michael J. Day

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