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Different Methods of Mind Control
Mind Control Methods
What is Mind Control
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"Don't you dare think of a... pink elephant with a ballerina tutu on dancing."
If you are like the rest of us reading the above even though I told you not to think of the pink elephant; you did. Why did you? Well that has something to do with the way we interpret language in our minds. Advertisers have been using these techniques of linguistic programming to get people to think about their products. Bright imagery and key phrases that draw attention to a product are all ways that advertisers are controlling what we think, buy, and consume.
We are all susceptible to the powers of persuasion. But the power of manipulation by implanting a thought in the mind of a subject without them knowing is a concept that once you understand can help you get what you want and help you in your dealings with people. Though there are many different types of mind control methods out there and all of them have their place as techniques that have been tried and tested. The following list of methods is meant to help you know what those manipulations are so that you are aware when someone is trying to run a mind game on you.
Mind Contol Methods
Peer or Group Pressure
The need to belong to a certain group of people or to be accepted in a large group is a powerful way to lower someones defenses and resistance to participating in dangerous, harmful, or even criminal acts like those committed by gang members and in mobs.
These are hidden messages placed into narratives or in instructions. The use of key words and phrases that have double meanings and speak to the subconscious mind cause the subject to react in favor of what the mind control user is programming the subject to do inwardly.
If a doctrine is so convoluted that the person learning it is forced to suspend logical thinking and comprehension as to accept what the doctrine says with blind willingness of its fantastical claims as truth and to not only believe the dogma but also share it with others.
Love Bombing or Cult Programming
The follower is supported by an overwhelming acceptance and expression of a common bond or spiritual family, flattery, caring, and love while the subject is active in the group. Those feelings are then withheld if the follower has questions that go against the group beliefs and often they are treated not as well until they can fall back in line and receive those feelings again.
Hypnosis or Hypnotic Suggestion
An induced guided trance state of altered consciousness where a person is in a state of heightened suggestibility and responds to instruction receptively. You can use trance hypnosis or rapid induction shock hypnosis to induce these states.
Us and Them
By using reinforcement of identity and a false sense of superiority over a group or groups different than those with similar morals, beliefs, political views, or racial stereotypes.Used in hate groups like Al Queda, the KKK, the Skinheads, and the Blackpanthars.
By physically separating a person from their environment and familiar people they are likely to behave in a more acceptable manner.
By systematically breaking down a person's ego and sense of self worth through putting them down, abusive language, and insinuated violence.
By creating an disorientating environment with bright lights and sounds as to cause a mental and physical break down through lack of rest and sleep.
By having control over a moral imperative of behavior through rewardments and punishments of desired and undesired behaviors.
Strict Rules and Removal or Privacy
Though it is a simple form of mind control just having rules causes a person to conform to the greater and perceived more powerful agencies standards or be punished for not following the rules through exclusion and loss of individualism. This is often done by taking someones privacy making them do their most private acts in view of the public.
By having people wear a uniform it removes their individuality and transitions them into the group mentality.
Well these are but a few of the many methods used by mind control practitioners. Thanks for checking out my article on mind control techniques.