posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 05:01 PM
Some people on this thread have asked the legitimate question why an organization would do this, particularly when people do this for free all the
This is an operation of directing debate. Give people the points they'll use, and give them the language to define the discussion. You can control
debate, even the people on the other "side" of it, if you can control the language of the debate.
People can't talk about things they don't have words for. Give people a good story, that resonates for them and they'll naturally invoke their
tendency to exclude information that doesn't fit their preferences. If you get them first, you define the field. One that you'll be familiar with is
to provide labels, that suit a cause, and in doing so one controls the discussion from the get-go.
This is the "pro-choice" "abortionist" "pro-life" "anti-abortionist" concept. If I can attach a label to you for people to use, and I dictate what
those labels are and how many categories of people there are (two) then I have defined the parameters of the discussion.
You can also disrupt debate, if the "mind-field" isn't to your liking.
This is an application of Game Theory. Writ Large.
edit on 2011/8/11 by Aeons because: (no reason given)