Ulysses S. Grant once said, “The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.” In a just war, and there are such things, this is the principle to live by. When you find your enemy you destroy him, utterly and completely. However, in the unjust war it is more difficult to do such a thing because you must continually fight for support and backing.
If a war is just, the people will inherently know such a thing. They will not need to be told and convinced. Just the same, in an unjust war, the people will inherently know and this is displayed by their skepticism. This is where propaganda steps in and is needed. Only in times of injustice do liars, cheats, and politicians need propaganda. Continue reading