"No ordinary person could ever have withstood such
a colonization of human consciousness as the American people have seen.
Consciousness being simply awareness, there was no surviving the onslaught. The
tsunami of false possibilities and pseudo
choices constituted entire constellations in the psyche, of goods, and
images of goods. Corporate industry and its products are not culture, despite
all the new definitions of culture bourgeois academia and the marketplace come
up with on behalf of the corporations that fund both of them." - Joe
"The smooth tricks of scoundrels are evil." -
A talented and charismatic cold reader
will bully a subject into admitting a connection, demanding over and over that
they acknowledge a particular statement as having some relevance and
maintaining that they just aren't thinking hard enough, or are
repressing an important
Forer effect/Barnum statementsCold readers use the Forer effect/Barnum statements which seem
personal, yet apply to many people. Such statements are often open-ended or
give the reader the maximum amount of "wriggle room" in a reading. They are
designed to elicit identifying responses. The Forer effect/Barnum statements
can then be developed into longer and more sophisticated paragraphs and seem to
reveal great amounts of detail about a person. The success of the Forer effect
relies heavily on the eagerness of people to fill in details and make
connections between what is said and some aspect of their own lives.
Statement of this type might include:
"I sense that you are
sometimes insecure, especially with people you don't know very well."
"You have a box of old unsorted photographs in your house."
"You had an accident when you were a child involving water."
"You're having problems with a friend or relative."
father passed on due to problems in his chest or abdomen."
subject is old enough, his or her father is quite likely to be dead, and this
statement would easily apply to a number of conditions such as
most forms of cancer, and in
fact to a great majority of causes of death.
shotgunning"Shotgunning" is a commonly-used cold readings technique, used by
purported television "psychics" and "spiritual mediums": Edgar Cayce, Sylvia
Browne, James Van Praagh, Colin Fry and John Edward in particular have all used
shotgunning techniques in their stage and television shows.
"psychic", cold reader, quickly offers a huge quantity of very general
information, often to an entire audience (some of which is very likely to be
correct, near correct or at the very least, provocative or evocative to someone
present), observes their subjects' reactions (especially their body language),
and then narrows the scope, acknowledging particular people or concepts and
refining the original statements according to those reactions to promote an
This technique is named after a shotgun, as it
fires a spray of small projectiles in the hope that one or more of the shots
will strike the target. A majority of people in a
room will, at some point for example, have lost an older relative or known
at least one person with a common name like "Mike" or "John".
Shotgunning might include a series of vague statements such as:
"I see a heart problem with a father-figure in your family, a father, a
grandfather, an uncle, a cousin... I'm definitively seeing chest pain here for
a father-figure in your family."
"I see a woman that isn't a blood
relative. Someone around when you were growing up, an aunt, a friend of your
mother, a step-mother with blackness in the chest,
"I sense an older male figure in your life, who wants
you to know whilst you may have had disagreements in your life, he still loved
rainbow ruse is a crafted statements which simultaneously awards the subject
with a specific personality trait, as well as the opposite of that trait. With
such a phrase, a cold reader can "cover all possibilities" and appear to have
made an accurate deduction in the mind of the victim, despite the fact that a
rainbow ruse statement is vague and contradictory. This technique is used since
personality traits are not quantifiable, and also because nearly everybody has
experienced both sides of a particular emotion at some time in their lives.
Statements of this type might include:
"Most of the time you are
positive and cheerful, but there has been a time in the past where you were
"You are a very kind and considerate person, but when
somebody does something to break your trust, you
feel deep-seated anger."
"I would say that you
are mostly shy and quiet, but when the mood strikes you, you can easily become
the center of attention."
A cold reader can choose from a variety of
personality traits, think of its opposite, and then bind the two together in a
phrase, vaguely linked by factors such as mood, time, or potential.
People who are naturally good at personal observations can unwittingly
conduct readings demonstrably based on cold reading without
a deliberate attempt at deception.
reading, in this context, could also simply be "knowledge of reality."
Consider the case of a taxi driver in Las Vegas, where innumerable professional
conventions have provided him with the opportunity to gauge the characteristic
group style and demeanor of entire occupations.
Knowing the six big
conventions on at the moment, as a party of five enters his cab, he can discern
followers of "The
Call" from the scuba divers, the phytopathologists from the pilots, the
doctors from the police detectives, without recourse to anything but his
After a person has done hundreds of cold
readings their skills may improve to the point where they may start to believe
they can actually read minds.
When someone questions their
own natural talent,
a good psychological understanding of human
nature learned through careful observation coupled with
good natural intuition based
upon prior experience, and begins to believe that they actually have
"special psychic abilities" then they fall into the trap of "transcendental
Hypocrisy is claiming consistency while being inconsistent,
claiming to be of one mind when you're actually undecided.
is a defense against accusations of hypocrisy.
Gaslighting is a common
symptom of people who hold black and white self-certainty to be a virtue, and
ambivalence to be a vice.
Gaslighting may be motivated by someone's need
to feel consistent at any cost, even if the cost is falsely blaming others for
This kind of gaslighting happens a lot in
everyday interaction, even with people who may mean well.
of trans-derivational searches and hypnotic
trance inductionTypically we assume every
statement that we hear consciously contains
only a surface structure.
However statements may contain multiple deep
structural meanings to our subconscious thought stream.
The subconscious mind
responds to these openings, opportunities, metaphors, symbols
and contradictions and fills in the gaps to create a
The process by which the mind searches between
alternate meanings is called trans-derivation.
The search for
connections distracts the rational part of the mind creating a form of hypnotic
induction as we are not consciously aware of our pondering
This trans-derivational search occurs below the level
of conscious awareness for those
whose hearts have not been burned by the fire.
A vague statement
introduced as part of a hypnotic induction with pacing and leading has multiple
functions in facilitating hypnosis.
The victim becomes a
participant in the hypnotic process as the victim vacillates between
alternative understandings thereby ensuring a satisfactory pacing.
vague statement employs the victims cognitive linguistic processes in a
trans-derivational search for understanding.
Effective hypnotic suggestion is "artfully
Visual imagery is a key
component of facilitating hypnotic trance induction.
mass hypnosis is especially effective
because it engages the conscious and
subconscious mind at the same
time, communicating logically while activating imagination and emotion
which allows the use of "ultra compelling communications."
Imagination is a powerful hypnotic tool as
creativity is an altered state of consciousness.
When we use
visually, cognitively, and emotionally stimulating language we force the
mind to follow slowly by experiencing phrases through
imaginative response using
our right brain creative architecture to imagine what we hear instead of
just using our left brain
logic structures to decipher the verbal
An emotional response is a
The raising of
emotion is fundamental to hypnotic induction as emotion is a
subconscious reaction and can be connected to
other subconscious elements, including
The process of pacing then
leading, pacing then leading, again and again, as well as using other
hypnotic language patterns is called
Our critical factors' defenses are lowered after repeated
and continual pacing with statements that are undoubtedly true.
sends the subconscious of the subject the
message that a person in authority over them is commanding a certain action;
ordering you to act a certain way and is a textbook part of hypnotic
programming when giving commands of actions the subject is required to
Example message - "A light will
shine down from somewhere, it will light upon you, you will experience an
epiphany, and you will say to
yourself "I have to".
has made action absolutely compulsory with the words "have to" precisely
as a hypnotic command.
Notice the language "light shining down", and "it will light upon you" a description of some
supernatural force. "The Fierce! Urgency! of Now!"
field know that adding "now" to the end of any command, such as "buy this
product" "now!" increases sales by measured degrees.
Visual imagery is a key component of
facilitating hypnotic trance induction.
"Transcendental temptation" in this context is defined as the belief that one
has supernatural power - power above and beyond those of ordinary men - special
favors bestowed by a supernatural being.
Those that decieve themselves with the "transcendental temptation" believe they
have become "demigods"- they actually believe they have been granted
"I will eat of the Tree of
Knowledge of Good and Evil, that I may rule all things by my own power; and
be of myself a lord on earth, and do what I will, as God himself doth." - Jakob
Jakob Böhme's mentor, Balthasar Walther, had travelled
to the Holy Land in search of magical, Kabbalistic and alchemical wisdom.
Balthasar Walther introduced Kabbalistic
ideas into Böhme's thought.
religious teacher comes to
believe that he or she is blessed by the supernatural above his or her
followers then that religious
teacher has fallen into the spiritual corruption of the
sin of pride.
historian and occult investigator Milbourne Christopher warned that this form
of "transcendental temptation" may lead one unknowingly and unwittingly into
belief in the occult and a deterioration of reason.
The lives of cult figures such as
L. Ron Hubbard,
Anton Szandor LaVey,
Applewhite, Eugene Scott,
Phineas Parkhurst Quimby,
Essek William Kenyon,
McPherson, William Marrion
Howard-Browne, etcetera reveal this in stark contrast.
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