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|Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira|
Unperceived Ideol. Transship. and Dial.
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F. Whose Elasticity Is Used for Propaganda Effects
The propagandistic quality of the talismanic word leads the writer, speaker, and lecturer to the temptation of using it with increasing frequency for every application, and even when it is not applicable, thus making himself more easily applauded. And in order to increase the opportunities of using such words, he uses them in analogous and successively broader ways, stretching their natural elasticity almost to absurdity.