"Exploitation and manipulation produce boredom and triviality; they cripple man, and all factors that make man into a psychic cripple turn him also into a sadist or a destroyer."
Perception management and propaganda are the way in which the powerful speak to the rest of the people, and bend them to their will.
It becomes a process that dehumanises everything and everyone it touches, trapping them in deep wells of selfishness and subjectivity.
They think that they have no blood on their hands because they murder the weak and the helpless with money and fraud, rather than with knives and gas, and mislead and destroy many more souls with their lies and deceptions.
It would have better for them if they had never been born, so hard the judgement will be that is given to them.
"Why should we hear about body bags and deaths. Oh, I mean, it's not relevant. So why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that?"