Undue Influence

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. [...]

Faith-based Medical Neglect and Undue Influence

By |2019-05-30T18:47:28+00:00May 30th, 2019|Coercive Control, Spiritual Abuse, Exploitative Techniques, Coercion, Exploitation, Mind Control, Undue Influence, Neglect, Child Abuse, Manipulation|

With more than 8,000,000 purported members, it is likely Jehovah's Witnesses are the foremost example of faith-based medical neglect and undue influence. Although they have abandoned their anti-vaccination policy (1952), and their organ transplant policy [...]

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