If thought corrupts language,
language can also corrupt thought.
of thought control in closeted groups
"Restriction of free
thought and free speech is the most of all subversions.
It is the
one un-American act that could most easily defeat us all."
Supreme Court Justice William O.
"It is the innovators who have difficulty in
being allowed to exist and work. Each generation
believes that this difficulty is a thing of the
past, but each generation is only tolerant of past innovations. Those of its
own day are met with the same persecution as though the principle of toleration
had never been heard of." - Bertrand
"When man becomes aware of the movement of his
own thoughts he will see the division between the thinker and thought, the
observer and the observed, the experiencer and the experience. He will discover
that this division is an illusion. Then
only is there pure observation which is insight without any shadow of the past or of
time. This timeless insight
brings about a deep radical mutation in the mind."
- J. Krishnamurti
"Thinking is a momentary dismissal of
- Richard Buckminster
expectation or conception
the faculty of
act or process of
activity or production of a particular
time or group: ancient Greek
"If, through wonder, your
reason leaps out of your head,
Each of your hairs
will become a new head and reason.
Then, the pain
of incessant thought will not crush your brain
For there "mind" and "reason" produce
fields and orchards of gnosis.
If you turn to those fields, their subtle
speech will reach you;
If you come to those orchards, your palm tree will
break into flower."
Thought cannot produce
ideas for which there are no non-mental
think what we cannot
so what we cannot
think we cannot say either."
"One way of looking at human thought is to see it as a progression
everything else is like a
computer virus in the brain. But this is very hard to justify.
Rationality is not much in evidence in the
history of conscious life on
mystical, symbolic, and 'religious'
thought - all those ways of
thinking that the
rationalist would condemn as 'irrational' - seem to characterize
human thought everywhere and at every time.
Rationality breeds caution; irrationality,
emotional fervor, and
blind belief do not.
In a world where hostile
conflicts were common and a matter of
life or death, too
much rationality might not be helpful.
fearless zealot who feels guided by
supernatural powers is a difficult opponent to overcome.
you believe your territory is the abode of
gods you will defend it more passionately than
if it is merely your home.
undoubtedly advantageous when you have lots of information to apply it to.
your understanding of
things is fragmentary, and
requires considerable interpolation to build up a wide-ranging
view, it may not be as effective as uninhibited
boldness." - John D.
"A bad usage can spread by
imitation even among people
who should and do know better.
like a not unjustifiable assumption, leaves much to be desired,
would serve no good purpose,
a consideration which we should do well to bear in mind, are a
continuous temptation, a packet of aspirins always at one's elbow.
invasion of one's
mind by ready made phrases - lay the
foundations, achieve a radical
transformation - can only be prevented if one is constantly on guard
against them as every such phrase anaesthetizes a portion of one's
When you think of a
concrete object, you
think wordlessly, and then, if you
want to describe the thing you have been
visualizing you probably hunt about until you find the exact
words that seem to fit it.
think of something abstract you are
more inclined to use words from the start, and unless you make a
conscious effort to prevent it, the
existing dialect will come rushing in and do the
job for you, at the expense of blurring or even changing your
Probably it is better to put off using words as long as possible and get one's meaning as clear
as one can through pictures and sensations.
Afterward one can choose -- not simply accept -- the phrases that will
best cover the meaning, and then switch round and decide what
impressions one's words are likely to make on
another person." -
"Critical thinking is reasonable,
thinking that is focused on deciding
what to believe or do." - Robert Ennis
"In 1962, Robert Ennis defined 12 aspects of
critical thinking in terms of assessing statements. In this context, critical
thinking involves being challenging and skeptical, i.e. thinking critically:
for example, by identifying ambiguities and assumptions, finding
contradictions, examining the logic leading to a conclusion, judging whether a
statement is overly general, critiquing the application of principles and
concepts, deciding whether a definition is adequate, and determining whether a
statement made by an alleged authority is relevant or believable." - David
"In a world of shallow values, instant
gratification, and quick fixes, critical thinking is for those few that see the
benefit of intellectual traits, standards and abilities that enable them to cut
through the propaganda, the information blitz, and make sense of the world." -
"Better than a hundred years lived in
contemplation, is one single day of life lived in
wisdom and in deep contemplation." - Dhammapada
"Children progress through a more-or-less preset
sequence of steps (the
curriculum), their natural desire to
explore and create confined to specified times,
places, and subjects. They read about the world without
experiencing it, reinforcing the notion that
knowledge comes from the absorption of
information, facts, and data provided by authority, and belittling all the
while the very idea that they are competent to
really learn for themselves through first-hand observation." - Charles
thought came to
me as I was sitting in front of
my computer just
while, I felt
guilty that I was thinking and not doing.
When I write a paper, work a calculus problem or feed the
I can easily note that on a college application - 500
hours community service, 50
hours as a mentor to math
students and so on. Colleges reward
applicants for doing. But how do I get credit for just
Albert Einstein have to just
think for hours on end? Had
someone passed by Einstein's
window as he sat thinking, he
might have wrongly accused Einstein of being a slacker.
I have had
mysteries of physics, calculus and
chemistry. I have had teachers get
wildly excited as they talked
about the words of Ernest Hemingway. I
have had teachers who have urged
me to develop the habit of giving to the
community. I appreciate all that they have done. But no
teacher has taken the time to tell me that it is important
sometimes to just think.
College professors say their students do not know how to
think critically. But how can
they think critically if they
haven't yet experienced
How can they
think critically before they
have learned how to formulate good
questions, and then spent hours trying
to answer them?
Adam Smith, the 18th century
economist, wrote a
book about why some nations are
rich and other nations are
poor. Economic growth, he said, depends on
free markets, limited
government and a
is that it also depends on people with ideas -
Good ideas are grown in the
garden of the human
mind. And thinking is the
water that makes that garden grow."
Arnold, written as a junior in high school.
"For our society to
succeed and thrive, people must be able to come to
conclusions through some sort of deductive process."- Charles W.
why is 'just
thinking' not rewarded?
"Thinking isn't rewarded because
it isn't wanted. The idea of creating the need to gain admission to an
elite university is to make sure bright
students channel their energies in
approved ways, leaving as little
time as possible for independent study and
thinking. And the same
happen at the university level.
The need for people who actually use
physics and calculus in any
significant way is very small. Yet
elite school applicants must study these subjects
and get A's. Their study is just a test of ambition, endurance and
If a student puts
up with such study, he is hooked and will do whatever it takes to get ahead.
The expected result of such Pavlovian training is the
government or university employee. One who
will automatically think only
along approved lines, going along with whatever is demanded of him to get
along. "- Raymond J. Rostan
"Thinking is an
endangered activity. The
fact is president
George W. Bush's
No Child Left Behind
thinking. It is all about test
scores, Stepford-childlike school
controlling the curriculum (a.k.a. setting
schools to cram concept after new concept
into our children, overload them with
homework, take away their childhoods,
their imaginations and their
thoughts and then, under the
guise of standards, remove time for synthesis and
reflection, the foundation of
learning, and instead measure learning by a test score.
control want our children to grow up to be
beings; it makes them easier to control. It's just so much easier to goose-step our
way into a theocracy if no one asks
questions. "- Diane Kroker
"Instead of creating a
new internal state which shall exhibit itself in better deeds,
coercion can manifestly do nothing but
forcibly mold externals into a coarse semblance of such a state.
Coercion in all its forms,
educational or other, is essentially vicious." - Herbert SpencerThought control refers to all
such as brainwashing, thought reform,
and coercive persuasion.
Thought control shapes of a person's attitudes,
beliefs, and personality without the person's
knowledge or consent.
thought control employs
deceptive and surreptitious
manipulation, usually in a close group
setting, for the economic or
political (in the case of religious cults both)
profit of the
"What are the hallmarks of unhealthy, aberrant
churches? The key indicator is control oriented
leadership, ministers who have a need to "lord it over
the flock." Abusive leaders demand
submission and unquestioning
loyalty. The person who raises uncomfortable questions or does not "get with
the program" is cast aside. Guilt,
fear, and intimidation are used to
manipulate and control vulnerable members, especially those who have
been taught to believe that questioning their pastor
is comparable to questioning God." - Ronald Enroth
Thought control techniques are totally at
odds with genuine Christian teaching.
God makes his appeal to the
mind and heart of a
person without pressure, coercion or
God asks for a thoughtful, reasoned,
perceptive response to
the Truth, not the knee-jerk reaction
of a mindless
Only men of evil
intent are interested in creating
programmed to act,
think and believe alike,
forbidden from thinking critically.
Only a man of evil intent is interested in
dominating others with
"The relationship between the person and
coercive persuasion tactics are
dynamic in that while the force of the pressures,
rewards, and punishments brought to bear
on the person are considerable, they do not lead to a stable, meaningfully
SELF-CHOSEN reorganization of
beliefs or attitudes.
Rather, they lead to a sort of coerced
compliance and a situationally required
elaborate rationalization."- FactNet
Coercive psychogical systems are
behavioral change programs
which use psychological
force in a coercive way to cause
the learning and adoption of an ideology or
designated set of beliefs, ideas, attitudes, or
behaviors. In a
psychogical system the victim is
forced to adapt in a series of tiny
steps of which the victim is
unaware. Each tiny step is
designed to be sufficiently small so the
victims will not notice the changes in
themselves or identify the
coercive nature of the processes being used.
psychogical influence aims to overcome the individual's
critical thinking abilities and
free will - apart from any appeal to
Victims gradually lose their ability to
make independent decisions and exercise informed consent. A
victim's critical thinking, defenses, cognitive processes,
and ability to reason are undermined by a
technological process rather than by meaningful
choices, rationality, or the inherent merit or
value of the ideas or
propositions being presented.
To predispose the population to a
psychogical strategy rogue elements directed from the highest levels
initiate a false flag event creating shock and awe in the collective conscious
which opens the door for the ushering in of
The best example of
psychogical in modern times is 911 which spawned the never ending "War
on Terror" used to usher in the
psychogical global police state.
seven tactics of
thought control in closeted groups:
First - Increase suggestibility and "soften up"
the target individual through specific hypnotic or other
suggestibility-increasing techniques such as:
extended audio, visual,
verbal, or tactile fixation drills; excessive
repetition of routine activities; sleep restriction and/or nutritional
restriction such as fasting.
Second - Establish
control over the person's social environment, time
and sources of social
support by a system of often-excessive rewards and punishments.
Social isolation is promoted. Contact with
family and friends is abridged, as is contact with
persons who do not share group-approved attitudes.
Economic and other dependence on the group is
Third - Prohibit opposing information and non supporting
opinions in group communication.
Rules exist, possibly
unspoken, about permissible topics to discuss with outsiders. Communication is
An "in-group" language is
Make the person re-evaluate the most central
aspects of his or her experience of
self and prior conduct in negative ways. Efforts are
designed to destabilize and undermine the
subject's basic consciousness,
reality awareness, world view,
emotional control and
defense mechanisms. The subject is guided to
reinterpret his or her life's
history and adopt a new version of
causality. (Used in KUBARK
Counterintelligence Interrogation manual to "break"
Create a sense of
powerlessness by subjecting the person to
intense and frequent actions
and situations which undermine the person's confidence in himself and his
judgment. (Used in
Interrogation manual to "break" victims.)
Sixth - Create strong aversive
emotional arousals in the subject by use of
nonphysical punishments such as intense humiliation,
loss of privilege, social isolation, social
status changes, intense guilt,
anxiety, manipulation and other techniques.
Seventh - Intimidate the person with the force of group-sanctioned
For example, it may be suggested or implied that failure to adopt the approved attitude, belief or
consequent behavior will
lead to severe punishment or dire
consequences such as physical or mental illness,
the reappearance of a prior physical illness, drug
dependence, economic collapse,
social failure, divorce,
disintegration, failure to find a mate, rejection by
When these seven tactics of
coercion are applied severely the
individual's capacity to make informed or free
choices becomes inhibited. Victims become
unable to make the normal, wise or balanced decisions
which they most likely would have
made, had they not been unknowingly manipulated by coordinated technical conditioning. The
cumulative effect of these processes can be an even more effective form of
undue influence than pain, torture,
drugs or the use of physical force and physical
threats.(Why use physical torture when
you can use psychological
torture which leaves no visible
coercion has been used by masters of
oratorical rhetoric throughout history to
create cohesion in the
target social cultural group.
Anyone who is a master of oratorical rhetoric can confuse or
bewitch the target audience to the point
were they believe they have seen
magic; a miracle;
signs and wonders;
outpourings of the Holy Spirit in
rocks and all sorts of other "manifestations".
coercion that is practiced by
religion is also practiced by
mass media conglomerates that want you
to purchase consumer products
and by the political establishment that wants
you to approve of the next preemptive invasion.
all are willing to put on quite a show to con-vince you.
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