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“Embellished (or really fake) stories can be memorable because they are convenient and romantic. Sweet and easy to make people accept the behavior,” the co-host continued explaining. “It makes the story less confusing and less true, like the story of Pocahontas. There was no romance with John Smith. He was a villain at first. Then their paths crossed.” When she was a child, she was later too. Kidnapped by the British, changed identities, ignored her Powhatan lineage, and forced to marry a white man, these facts are often is omitted.
“Sometimes propaganda justifies abuse,” noted Susan and Beckett. “By making someone sound worse than they really are, you can think, ‘They deserve what they came for.’ , dismissing them with catchy and oft-repeated fabricated phrases is highly effective in reshaping history to suit its purpose.