Mind control refers to all coercive psychological systems, such as brainwashing, thought reform, and coercive persuasion.
Mind control is the shaping of a person's attitudes, beliefs, and personality without the person's knowledge or consent. Mind control employs deceptive and surreptitious manipulation, usually in a group setting, for the financial or political profit of the manipulator. Mind control works by gradually exerting increasing control over individuals through a variety techniques, such as excessive repetition of routine activities, intense humiliation, or sleep deprivation.
Some mind control techniques are:
5. Dress Codes - Removing individuality by demanding conformity to the group dress code;
6. Chanting and Singing - Eliminanting non-cult ideas through group repetition of mind-narrowing chants or phrases;
11. Games - Inducing dependence on the group by introducing games with obscure rules;
12. No Questions - Accomplishing automatic acceptance of beliefs by discouraging questions;
13. Replacement of Relationships - Destroying pre-cult families by arranging cult marriages and 'families'.
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