The propaganda distributors in Nazi Germany were experts in how to create myths surrounding racial accusations. They were specialists in demonization. As the despicable Nazi Joseph Goebbels once said: “if you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes the truth.”
It was the middle of the depression and to say people were suffering economically in the Loch Ness area, is the understatement of the 20th century. Things were monstrous – so why not create one? Maybe folks might go up there to check out the mystery, then spend money in the pub.
All the world over folks heard about the Loch Ness monster (nicknamed Nessie) and more than a few believed the myth.
Tourists and money poured in, followed by actual scientists who eventually put out a statement: “The scientific community regards the Loch Ness Monster as a phenomenon without basis.”