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Originally posted by Faiol
a psychopath doing his work ...
Coercive Mind Control Tactics
Terminology note: Today Mind control or brainwashing in academia is commonly referred to as coercive persuasion, coercive psychological systems or coercive influence. The short description below comes from Dr. Margaret Singer professor emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley the acknowledged leading authority in the world on mind control and cults.
a short overview
Coercion is defined by the American Heritage Dictionary as:
To force to act or think in a certain manner
To dominate, restrain, or control by force
To bring about by force.
The term "brainwashing" came into common language through the work of American journalist Edward Hunter who was an expert of Oriental issues; the very word being the direct translation of Chinese "hsi-nao". By "hsi-nao" the Chinese meant certain techniques in dealing with adversaries and/or training of officials. To the Western usage the term "brainwashing" spread in the 1950s through several publications depicting the treatment of American soldiers at Chinese prison camp during the Korean War 1950-1953.
Below is a list of the usual brainwashing/mind control techniques used in schools, hospitals, army, religious cults, totalitarian states; with political prisoners and dissidents, mentally insane, some versions of psychoterapy, etc., etc. "Indoctrination" is a more slight and more subliminal form of brainwashing (e.g. commercials). However, these concepts are nothing short of controversial and open to various interpretations, which should be kept in mind while perusing the Web sources below.
Originally posted by boondock-saint
reply to post by hillynilly
ur right nilly
when u posted ur thread, there was only 1 dead
student .... now there are 3. Makes it a conspiracy
now doesn't it ???
Originally posted by Illusionsaregrander
reply to post by Danbones
We arent all hypnotized. Some of us cant be.
Although I do get your analogy. Im mostly quibbling with the "all" part. But you do make a good point. Most people do walk around in an altered state because they get so much weird manipulative input from various media sources.
When you see the word "Mensroom" you will suddenly wake up
and remember everthing I made you think feel and do
especially the part where I made you think your penise had disappeared...