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How You are being Manipulated=WORDS

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posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 08:04 AM
"Why Americans Will Believe Almost Anything".

Words are very carefully chosen for their emotional impact. Here's an example. A front group called the International Food Information Council handles the public's natural aversion to genetically modified foods.

Trigger words are repeated all through the text. Now in the case of GM foods, the public is instinctively afraid of these experimental new creations which have suddenly popped up on our grocery shelves which are said to have DNA alterations. The IFIC wants to reassure the public of the safety of GM foods, so it avoids words like:

Frankenfoods Hitler biotech
chemical DNA experiments
manipulate money safety
scientists radiation roulette
gene-splicing gene gun random
Instead, good PR for GM foods contains words like:

hybrids natural order beauty
choice bounty cross-breeding
diversity earth farmer
organic wholesome

This article shows how your world view is being manipulated and how they do it and the methods they use.
This should be required reading for everyone.

Next time you watch tv,read the paper,listen to the radio,remember this article.

I quote:-
As Stauber explains...

"This saves journalists the trouble of researching the subjects on their own, especially on topics about which they know very little. Entire sections of the release or in the case of video news releases, the whole thing can be just lifted intact, with no editing, given the byline of the reporter or newspaper or TV station - and voilá! Instant news - copy and paste. Written by corporate PR firms.."

"Why Americans Will Believe Almost Anything".

[edit on 8-1-2008 by esecallum]

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posted on Jan, 9 2008 @ 12:07 AM
We dont use torture, we just use "enhanced interrogation techniques"

thats one example i can think of

posted on Jan, 9 2008 @ 12:11 AM
Words are carefully chosen for emotional impact? Is that meant to be a mystery? In Australia 10th-12th grade English concentrates heavily on the analysis of writing. Dont know what its like in America, but it should be standard knowledge that specially chosen words can evoke certain reactions.

posted on Jan, 9 2008 @ 03:24 AM

Originally posted by 3_Libras
Words are carefully chosen for emotional impact? Is that meant to be a mystery? In Australia 10th-12th grade English concentrates heavily on the analysis of writing. Dont know what its like in America, but it should be standard knowledge that specially chosen words can evoke certain reactions.

You are missing the point.

Look at that word table promoting GM foods.Again.

They are being used to deceive you,trick you.

People in PR agencies use deception on behalf of BIG BUSINESS to hoodwink you and to tell you lies.

In American schools they are too busy discussing pop idol and Britney Spears and cool clothes and dealing drugs and shooting each other up and stuffing themselves with burghers.

This is called American "culture".

posted on Jan, 9 2008 @ 01:49 PM
Why didn't you make the post specifically about GM foods then, instead of making it seem like these corporations are using sheer brilliance, manipulating our subconscious.
Also- For the poster who mentioned learning the impact of words in Austrailia- We do that here too, in Canada.
OP, where are you from? Under a rock?

posted on Jan, 9 2008 @ 02:00 PM

Originally posted by Unplugged
We dont use torture, we just use "enhanced interrogation techniques"

thats one example i can think of

whatever happened to Osama Bin Ladin?

Barrak Obama runs a close second to Hillary


nahhhh...couldnt be...its all coincidence and everything is a Fnord

posted on Jan, 9 2008 @ 02:49 PM
Great timing for this thread. I just watched a show a few nights ago on TV titled: "There You Go Again: Orwell Comes to America."

It was a fascinating lecture/discussion on how the media, politicians and companies use words as propaganda to effect how we perceive their message.

The site is here: There you go again: Orwell comes to America. The TV airing only covered the afternoon session titled: DECEIVING IMAGES: THE SCIENCE OF MANIPULATION

Unfortunately, their media playback doesn't seem to be working so maybe somebody else can dig up a functional link. In the meantime, for those that have Dish network, there's a replay on Link TV this Friday the 11th. I don't remember the exact time, but if you have Dish, it would be well worth the effort to tune in and educate yourself to the constant manipulation we are under from the media. It really helps one see through the B.S.

posted on Jan, 11 2008 @ 04:27 PM
With the decline in education in this country combined with the usual disregard for proper speech had by todays youth, it seems that most wouldn't understand what your telling them regardless of the wordage used.

posted on Jan, 12 2008 @ 01:09 PM
I hate when people use WORDS to get a point across. I mean, it is a sure sign that you are being deceived when ever someone CAREFULLY CHOOSES WORDS and then speaks them to you. One can only imagine this devastating effects of a combination of WORDS and CAREFUL SELECTION of WORDS spoken to the unsuspecting public via a news outlet.

posted on Jan, 13 2008 @ 07:24 AM
What about detentional facilities as in prison…….

posted on Jan, 13 2008 @ 09:25 AM
reply to post by esecallum

I think you are close when you talk about words but you don't have the full picture.

When someone says a word like dam or hell or # and other people call them curse words, for the mind the words themselves have no power.

The idea attached to the words if cast with energy, in the above example, the people calling the words being spoken, curse words, if believed by the hearer or the one accused of cursing, will have the effect of reducing that individuals reality.

That is how you should think of manipulation with words either a reducing or expanding of reality by energized ideas.

What has been reduced in most peoples minds is the energy of what is real.

For instance what makes something a curse word, that is a word which has the power to effect the reality of an individual or group in a definable measurable way.

What makes a saying a blessing on the positive side or a cursing on the negative?

If you believe words can be used to manipulate people, then for that to true in a physical sense, the words themselves are meaningless.

What is important is the power that the words provide a pathway for, because to effect reality energy is required.

You can find numerous examples of curses and blessings which produce measurable effects discussed in the bible, such as the cursing of the fig tree by Jesus or the blessing of Jacob.

There is a method to the energizing of words.

If it is a negative energy generally it produces a blinding of the mind or a day sleep, or a dulling of the perceptions like what the words of preachers tend to do such as say a Pat Robertson or Hagee.

The effect the words most evangelical preachers have on peoples attitudes and general awareness, is almost always universally a reduction of the believers reality.

If it is a positive energy which the words have been charged with then it will produce an enlightening or awakening of the mind.

Words can also be used as triggers like an object such as the staff of Moses in the bible which was used to strike the water before the red sea parted.

Words can be used to command a miracle or healing or act of faith, in both the positive and negative sense from the human perspective.

The Jews which followed Paul used the words of the law of Moses to bewitch the people of Galatia which is ironic sense the words of the law were designed to bring blessing and enlightenment.

Anyone can learn to cast words with energy like casting a bronze statue there are techniques for doing it.

My understanding and practice of it is based on the manifestation of holy spirit I am not as familiar with the way of the children of the serpent.

Normally my experiences involves miracles using words as triggers or pathways which it all begins in the quantum as I see it.

That is where the words acquire the energy for a miracle, that energy rides the word or words into our physical material dimensional state, forming a sort of pathway, like a light switch does for electricity.

For the miracle to occur in our reality from the quantum up, which is odd in a way because it is not really up, that is just how we perceive things, it is actually in, but for it to bridge the spiritual and the physical it must contain, or have been cast with, the energy of the place and time it was drawn up form.

Anyway words of themselves have no power they are just words like the bible or the Koran they have no power in and of themselves its just a bunch of words.

For words to do something they must be cast or formed with energy, that is the only way for them to have a real measurable effect in our reality such as manipulation of the mind or the shaping of space time, in the way the sons of God and the children of the serpent use them.

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 10:14 AM
It seems like they are coming out with new WORDS every single day nowadays... It's like they are trying to keep us off our guard, constantly sneaking a new one in here and there without telling us.
One day they will come up with such a grandeous word that we'll never be able to truly comprehend its meaning or its purpose and our lives will be completely and fully absorbed with this word... all the while they come up with even more WORDS, slipping them past us while we are distracted trying to figure out the big ones.

God only knows what will become of us after that point. (btw God is a man)

posted on Jan, 15 2008 @ 02:23 PM
This is like when the Rockefellers say "We don't want global government, we want global governance."

This technique of using PC words also incrementally conditions the public to accept more and more absurdity as long as it sounds right.

For example, when a squad of Marines in Iraq or Afghanistan goes into a village and murders all of the men, women and children, the news does not say that. They tell you "A brave group of Marines overtook a potential Al-Queda stronghold today." and that 20 terrorists were killed.

They then go on to dramatize the Marines who may have died, brainwashing the public into thinking Marines' lives are worth more than Iraqi's lives.

The interesting thing is that this technique of word manipulation was defined in 1984 as "Newspeak".

[edit on 15-1-2008 by Trauma]

posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 03:09 AM
It's known as "Emotive language" in year 9 (12-13 years old) at school here. (UK). It's no secret. Calm down.

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