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Originally posted by GrindsMyGears
The programming is not just strong it has been built up & in place the entire life of the person.
So in effect you have to De-Program in small amounts over a period of time in effect reversing the original programming.
In a lot of instances people have been given thier world view from more than one source like thier parents or family, spouse peer group etc....& not just T.V.
This can be difficult as you will come across as being critical of views espoused by a loved/respected one of thiers it's just you may not know this. Do your Homework.
It is a bad idea to smother individuals with an avalanche of data, it wil make smoke come out of thier ears before they place fingers in them and switch off.
Sometimes finding a subject close to the person in question's own everyday interests and subtly pointing out how these issues affect them directly or indirectly usually does the trick, you must allow the individual to find thier own way to the Rabbit Hole entrance by laying atrail of breadcrums that way and if they still don't get it leave them alone.
If on the other hand they choose the path of further knowledge support them and don't say things like " I knew about this 5 years ago" etc... Give them space you were a noob once yourself.
Pay an interest back if they dig something up themselves and if they find something you havent heard of congratulate them on digging up some interesting info and discuss.
And don't forget Humor it is quite often the best way to instantly break down barriers especially when you are talking about some subjects as the very act of disscussing them leads to a depressing or frustrating dead end.
Avoid this by poking fun at figures and pointing out how sad and screwed up THEY are not YOU.
If they are going to be overwhelmed by being pointed to ATS straight away try pointing them to youtube etc and encourage them to listen to say George Noory on Coast to Coast AM plenty of alternative views and a range of subjects and not too scary to begin with.
Finally most people are good people at heart and cannot see how thier inherent good natures are used against them and furthermore cannot put themselves in the shoes of a bad person. A lot of people think "I would not do that" so it is difficult for them to realise there is a small and vociferous minority that "will do the bad thing".
Bear this in mind when talking to people we are a social animal and do not like exclusion so if someone doesnt feel excluded they will listen more.
Hope this helps bit tired so I hope it makes sense also LOL. There's more but ive taken enough space up plus sleeepy good luck! And don't let the BS merchants win.
Originally posted by SadButTrue
Sometimes(almost always), stuff does happen and it's not a conspiracy, but if you believe everything posted here on ATS then you'd think everything was a conspiracy, and that couldn't be further than the truth. It's the wacko conspiracy theorist that diminish the true conspiracies.