three persuasion domains

Science Of Persuasion

The power of suggestion

10 Everyday Acts of Resistance That Changed the World

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

How to (Actually) Change Someone's Mind

"Military, intelligence, and propaganda agencies such as the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency helped bankroll substantially all of the post-World War II generation's research into techniques of persuasion, opinion measurement, interrogation, political and military mobilization, propagation of ideology, and related questions.

The persuasion studies, in particular, provided much of the scientific underpinning for modern advertising and motivational techniques.

This government-financed communication research went well beyond what would have been possible with private sector money alone and often exploited military recruits." - Christopher Simpson, Science of Coercion

passive persuasion methods

Formal Statements


Public Speeches

Signed public statements

Withdrawal of allegiance

Letters of opposition or support

Declarations of indictment and intention


Slogans, caricatures, and symbols

Banners, posters, and displayed communications

Leaflets, pamphlets, and books

Newspapers and journals

Records, radio, and television

Skywriting and earthwriting



Mock awards

Group lobbying


Mock elections

Tiananmen Square

Symbolic Public Acts

Symbolic displays

Symbolic reclamations

Change signs, names and symbols

Create signs, names and symbols

Deliver symbolic objects

Prayer and worship

Protest disrobings

Applying Pressure



Taunting officials

Humorous skits and pranks

Performances of plays and music

Public Assemblies






Religious processions

Honor the Dead

Mock funerals

Political mourning

Demonstrative funerals

Homage at burial places

(The practice if self-immolation is an ego statement.)

Event specific withdrawal or renunciation





Renouncing honors

Turning one's back

Protest planning meetings

Assemblies of protest or support


Private Inaction

Selective social boycott

Lysistratic nonaction


Ostracism of individual

Personal noncoöperation

Public Withdrawal

Social disobedience

Boycott of social affairs

Collective disappearance

Withdrawal from social institutions

Suspension of sports activities

Protest emigration (hijrat)

"Flight" of workers

Student strike

Stay home


Economic Noncoöperation


Boycott by groups of purchasers

Withholding payment

Selective patronage

Refusing to purchase commodities

Nonconsumption of boycotted goods



Protest strike

Refusal of impressed wage labor



Policy of austerity

Refusal to let or sell property

Refusal of industrial assistance

Boycott by producers, suppliers and traders

Money Lenders

Withdrawal of bank deposits

Refusal to pay fees, dues, assessments

Refusal to pay debts or interest

Severance of funds and credit

Refusal of a legal tender



Blacklisting of traders

Deliberate inefficiency

Stalling and obstruction

Quasi-legal evasions and delays

Blocking of lines of command and information

Pinball Wizard



Overload systems

Preclusive purchasing

Defiance of blockades

Reluctant slow compliance

Engage in popular nonobedience

Refusal of assistance to enforcement agents

Nonobedience in absence of direct supervision

Grow dual sovereignty through parallel government

Boycott elections, legislative bodies, departments, agencies, agents

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