Orwell indicated that it was a "universal religion".
Clearly, aggressive or violent behavior is used by bullies to intimidate those they perceive to be weak, but there are other aspects of the bully reportoire that should not be forgotten.
Today, I assert that propaganda is at its core a bully activity, intended to take your awareness away from you through the operation of deceit.
One way to comprehend this would be to compare a version of the things you hear on McTell News with what Dr. Noam Chomsky informs us of.
Especially those versions that concern recent events in the Middle East, in regard to the "Arab Spring", and/or the "Global Occupy Movement".
Here is a video of an address he gave at FAIR, introduced by Amy Goodman:
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