Psychological Warfare (PSYWAR), or the basic aspects of modern psychological operations (PSYOP), have been known by many other names or terms, including Psy Ops, Political Warfare, “Hearts and Minds”, and Propaganda.Various techniques are used, and are aimed at influencing a target audience’s value system, belief system, emotions,motives, reasoning, or behavior. It is used to induce confessions or reinforce attitudes and behaviors favorable to the originator’s objectives, and are sometimes combined with black operations or false flag tactics. Target audiences can begovernments, organizations, groups, and individuals. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psywar
The Gestapo were trained in psychological warfare, the same thing that Richard Dawkins is encouraging atheists to do.