Most people are usually good at psychologically defending themselves from the predators of the world. However, some of the more vicious humans have adopted some truly diabolical techniques for bending your mind to their will. This book describes five main dark psychology techniques in detail. It describes how brainwashers and cult leaders first utterly destroy their victim’s sense of identity before rebuilding it as they see fit. It describes how hypnosis can place victims in receptive states of mind, in which the agent takes advantage of them by implanting strange metaphors that speak directly to the subconscious. It describes how manipulators can directly usurp your mind, and how mass persuaders (including corporations) always give their victims a choice to engender trust. It discusses specific ways people deceive, sometimes for selfless reasons but usually for personal gain. Yet to understand these techniques in depth is to also understand how to guard yourself against them. May this knowledge bring you peace of mind, free from undue external influence.
“Showing subjects the reasons they should change their thoughts is essential in order to persuade them to think or act in a certain way.”
This summary was part of our August 2019 package.
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