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Friday, August 29, 2014

Propagandists are using an instrumental usage of language on human relations

Neither the religious, nor the temporal propaganda, speak about truth.

Propagandists are using, as Habermas expresses it, an instrumental usage of language on human relations, where it actual only should have been used on technical problems.

They relate to humans in a strategic and controlling way, rather than the understanding way, which characterizes a communicative usage of language.

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