1 definition by Volly T

An idiom that means; those who control information have far more power than those with military force. It is actually a fallacy - Patton himself proved this. The idiom assumes the people are smart to begin with, an assumption that has been proven wrong countless times in history. And whoever said that has obviously never encountered automatic weapons anyway.
Somebody thinking he's smart: I control information! I control the people! The pen is mightier than the sword!

A realist: I control the weapons! Might makes right!
by Volly T January 18, 2012

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×