How are People Manipulated?

Skilled manipulators, be it a person or a pseudo-religious organization, know how to get people to do what they want them to do. One such manipulator made the following claim:

“Making people do what I want is the easiest thing in the world. All it takes is:
1) Make them think we have something special and everyone else is deluded; and/or
2) Make them think they are not doing enough; and/or
3) Threaten to take their family away.”

Do you know any person or group that uses any or all of these techniques to unduly influence people?


How are People Manipulated? — 4 Comments

  1. Jehovah’s Witnesses teach all three of those tactics.
    It’s an effective teaching because most of their members are sleep-walking their way through life. :/

  2. Yes, Jw.orgy! # four…scare everyone with “burning hell”/armageddon….? That should hold people in the org. The end is here…sign over, give all to Jehovah/Gb of….look how we have concocted the Tower of Babble at Warwick…now we can live in shameless luxury…just a thought…;). Evidence speaks for itself….

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