Exploitative Techniques

The Journey of the Lost

By |2019-07-04T15:52:12+00:00July 5th, 2019|Undue Influence|

Many people leaving cults or high-pressure groups understandably say they feel lost.  How could they not? Their entire confidence and identity were associated with the false narrative assigned to them while being unduly influenced. What [...]

How Easy is it to Trick the Brain?

By |2019-06-08T22:41:50+00:00June 7th, 2019|Exploitative Techniques, Brainwashing, Coercion, Exploitation, Hypnosis, Indoctrination, Mind Control, Undue Influence, Manipulation, Propaganda, Thought Reform|

Psychological studies have repeatedly shown how easily rational thinking is bypassed. Our perceptions are limited, and we interpret the meaning of those perceptions automatically. We “fill in” reasons for events that are hard to understand. [...]

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