Fear-Based Persuasion, Propaganda, and an Invasion from Mars

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that the government and mainstream media can work together to produce effective persuasive messaging. Millions of Americans, acting with a misguided sense of trust, followed the advice of mainstream news personalities and allowed the fear of Covid-19 to control their behavior. Without doing any thorough research of their own, Americans … Read more

A Science of Behavior and a Quest for Control

Many of the luxuries and comforts we enjoy today are due to the advances made in the realm of science. Every day we benefit from technology that we could no longer function effectively without. A one-day loss of internet communications, for example, could potentially put a wrench in society for weeks to come. Because of … Read more

Sometimes, People Are Not Who We Think They Are

When President Trump appointed Justices Amy Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, conservatives were sure they had new allies in the battle against abortion. Liberals acted as if these nominations represented a significant threat to Roe v. Wade. There were some obvious warning signs this wasn’t the case. For instance, Kavanaugh, while the … Read more

A Nudge Towards Compliance Through The Tyranny of Controlled Choice

Liberty depends upon the unfettered exercise of free choice. With this comes the idea that individuals accept the consequences of their poor decisions. After all, our judgment improves when we are free to learn from our mistakes. It has long been held in America that individuals make better decisions in their own interest than anyone … Read more

The Supply Chain Crisis: Part of the Planned Reset?

The supply chain crisis intensifies as ships containing much-wanted cargo continue clogging up the California ports. There are several reasons given for this. Lack of drivers, ports that operate sixteen as opposed to twenty-four hours a day, labor laws, and lack of automation. The inefficiency of our ports is being compared to those run in … Read more

The Great Reset: A Pre-Planned Solution to an Anticipated Crisis

In part one of this series, I attempted to outline some important agenda items that may take shape over the next few years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Klaus Schwab, head of the World Economic Forum and author of COVID 19: The Great Reset, has stated several times that the crisis presents the opportunity to … Read more

Reviewing The Great Reset: Part One

After nineteen months of continuous propaganda concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, most Americans have now heard the term The Great Reset. For some, these words ring a bell as it is apparent to them the entire agenda revolves around installing the dreaded New World Order. For others, the phrase conjures up images of the whacked-out conspiracy … Read more

Talked into Accepting Tyranny: Covid-19 and the Elaboration Likelihood Model of Persuasion

The great tragedy of our time is not a government seeking total control, but a population of willfully ignorant people refusing to turn off their televisions. Cleon Skousen said in The Naked Communist that freedom for all men is achievable if enough people could study, and understand the world’s most pressing problem. What is the … Read more

Brainwashing: Where Conspiracy Meets Reality

Words are powerful tools that can control our thoughts and beliefs in more ways than people realize. Men can be easily trained to respond to various catchphrases that guide the nature and direction of a conversation. Joseph Stalin wrote in Concerning Marxism in Linguistics that certain sounds and tones can produce predictable reflexive reactions in people. A good example … Read more

Framing Narratives and Inducing Compliance Using Moral Foundations Theory

If Americans could comprehend the amount of research that goes into media messaging, and how to frame an issue to affect attitude change, they would forever shut off their televisions. For the political elite, America’s culture of free choice presents a problem, one they see as standing in the way of their grand vision of … Read more

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