posted on Feb, 3 2012 @ 03:24 AM
I had a weird experience several years ago and having thought about it for a long time, I honestly believe that what I was seeing was some form of
mind control. The idea that mind control is in the hands of business scares the bejesus out of me, frankly. I'll document my experience here, and
I'm asking for any thoughts / alternative explanations please ...
I was working for a large, well established company in the UK retail sector, which underwent some changes at board level, and hard on the heels of
some new divisional directors being appointed, throughout the whole company there was suddenly something new to enthuse about: "personal
OK - fair enough, I thought, maybe it's time I tried learning Spanish again.
Nope, that wasn't what it was about.
First of all these courses were residential. I complained due to my childcare commitments, and was immediately branded a troublemaker and "not a team
player". (being "not a team player" is worse that a child molester!). Secondly, people who returned from these residential sessions scared the Hell
out of me.
It genuinely was like a case of that film "invasion of the Body Snatchers", these people were changed, and not in a good way. There people were now
convinced that "we aren't competent to do our jobs unless directed by someone senior (someone knowledgable)".
We're talking about very experienced staff who knew their jobs every which way imaginable suddenly being convinced that they knew nothing about the
job at all, and the only way forwards was to be directed from above!
I was determined that my childcare commitments outweighed my loyalty to the company, and arguments continued, until in a blazing row with someone
senior regarding the way senior management were directing things, he told me "you NEED to go on a course; because you're thinking WRONG - we will
What kind of a threat is that? "We will change how you think"??.
Well matey, the contents of my skull are mine to do with as I wish and NO WAY was I letting anyone else get in there and meddle.
I took a sideways move to get me out of the immediate heat, and soon secured another (far better) job with a smaller but more principled and ethical
Can anyone suggest a reasonable explanation for what I observed?