© Gary Larson
Sheeple – Those who voluntarily acquiesce to a suggestion without critical analysis or research.
- Introduction – Kids may rationalize, peer pressure, beg, bribe, bully, guilt, or resort to any number of other tactics.
- Dumbing Down – Dumbed-down texts too easy, too simple, too boring.
- Information Control – “The War of the Worlds” led thousands of listeners to believe that the planet earth had been invaded by Martians!
- Obedience to Authority – Ultimately 65% of all of the “teachers” punished the “learners” to the maximum 450 volts.
- Herd Mentality – Researchers discovered that it takes a minority of just five per cent to influence a crowd’s direction.
- Connectivity – It’s just expected that we all have a mobile phone on us at all times.
- Cloud – There is no form of digital communication that the government cannot and does not monitor – phone calls, emails, text messages, tweets, Facebook posts, Internet video chats, etc.
- ESP – There are people who can, just by being near you, pull energy from you with their own magnetic force.
Boob Tube – Television may be likened to an addictive activity, producing ‘momentary pleasure but long-term misery and regret.’
- Marketing – A firm’s marketing department is often seen as of prime importance within the functional level of an organization.
- Cradle-to-Grave – Disney reps are offering new moms, within hours of giving birth, a free Disney Cuddly Bodysuit for their babies.
- Mimicry – They began to imitate the aggressive actions they had previously observed.
- What’s in a Name? – That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet
- Brand Identity – The beers you started drinking when you were a young adult often become the beverage of choice later in life.
- Meme – A meme is an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person.
- Perceived Value – The higher the price the more likely customers are to perceive it has being higher quality.
- PSAs – Old ads like “this is your brain on drugs,” may have encouraged teens to try drugs.
- Repetition – Repetition is fundamental to the success of any advertising program.
Immersion – Concentrating on one course of instruction, subject, or project to the exclusion of all others for several days or weeks; intensive.
- Gameplay – Learning the basic procedure of the scientific method.
- Gaming Addiction – Players of violent video games have significantly higher feelings of aggression.
- Subliminal Affect – Aggression can be increased by the presence of weapons in the environment.
- Smell Effect – Gamers who received peppermint scent showed significant improvements in their video game play.
- Gorgeous Grub – Imagining sucking a lemon…can produce a pH-level change in the mouth and a recognizable brain signal.
- Fast Food – How much do we really know about food?
Big Lie – A lie so “colossal” that no one would believe that someone “could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously.”
- False Advertising – Disney induced lemmings into jumping off a cliff and into the sea in order to document their supposedly suicidal behavior.
- Tell Lie Vision – A far greater percentage of voters hear the original lie in a campaign ad than ever read about the fact-checked version.
- Faux News – FCC policy against falsification of the news does not rise to the level of a “law, rule, or regulation,” it was simply a “policy”.
- Voting – Mob ties, bribery, felony convictions, and threats of coercion are visible in the public record.
- Brains – Conservatives showed much stronger skin responses to negative images, compared with the positive ones. Liberals showed the opposite.
- Propaganda – You got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.
- Greed – There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. – Mahatma Gandhi
Manchurian Candidates – The perfect deep-cover agent…is the one who doesn’t know he or she is an agent.
- Conspiracy Theory – The members need not know each other or the part played by others.
- Conditioning – I’ll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select.
- Thought Reform – Unbeknownst to Orwell, China was subjecting students to this “reeducation” process to adopt Communism.
- Brainwashing – Cut off from friends, relatives, previous relationships, abusive groups surround the recruits and hammer rigid ideologies into their consciousnesses.
- Hypnotism – A synthetic hypnotic spy with a dual personality is extremely hard to detect.
- Spy – Called ‘the most addictive thing on TV at the moment’ by The Daily Telegraph.
- Sodium Pentothal – Large doses of Ritalin and Sodium Pentothal have been used in narcoanalysis.
- Mickey Finn – Surreptitiously altered to induce diarrhea or stupefy, render unconscious or otherwise incapacitate the person who drinks it.
Fight Club – Concern that the film would incite copycat behavior.
- Janet Reno – Obscenity prosecutions decreased 86%.
- Prison – One in every 142 U.S. residents was in prison or jail in 2002.
- Cults – Teaching children to hate inundates them from all directions.
- Stalking – Psychological Harassment is not a new phenomenon but it is one that is on the rise.
- Gangstalking – Gang stalking involves the use of multiple individuals to stalk, harass and taunt a victim, as well as to vandalize personal property.
- Voice to Skull (V2K) – The Voice of God weapon – a device that projects voices into your head to make you think God is speaking to you.
- Torture – Confessions elicited through beatings are notoriously unreliable.
- Tinfoil Hats – MIT: The helmets amplify frequency bands that coincide with those allocated to the [United States] government between 1.2 Ghz and 1.4 Ghz.
- Booby Traps – The booby traps could have been overlooked by everyone except a military-trained officer.
Conspiracy – The members need not know each other or the part played by others.
- Station S – When Tokyo talked, Bainbridge Naval Radio Station listened.
- Paperclip – Operation Paperclip immigrated at least 1,600 Nazi personnel along with patents and industrial processes worth billions.
- Disney – Disney is one of the best deceptions of the Illuminati.
- Illuminati – The very word “secrecy” is repugnant in a free and open society. – U.S. President John F. Kennedy.
- MK-ULTRA – Manufacturing Killers Utilizing Lethal Tradecraft Requiring Assassinations
Creeps – Ritualistic child abuse is the most hideous of all child abuse. The basic objective is premeditated – to systematically and methodically torture and terrorize children until they are forced to dissociate.
- O.K. – There’s no darker institution in the history of the state than the O.K. Boys Ranch.
- Abuse Rings – The child is “drugged, hypnotized, and traumatized.”
- Priests – The church has recognized the problem of abuse by priests for at least 1,700 years.
- Mohel – The practice of metzitzah b’peh hasn’t changed in the last 10 years, but the act of keeping silent about these matters has.
- Slavery – In 2009, the average price of a slave was $90.
- Body Parts – Israelis buy more kidneys per capita than any other population.
- Rebellion – You say you want a revolution?
Battered – The average age of remembering childhood incest is between 29 and 49.
- Bullies – Power makes people feel like they’re better than another person.
- Domestic Abuse – Domesic violence goes by many names, including intimate partner violence (IPV), spousal abuse, domestic abuse, and child abuse.
- Parental Alienation Syndrome – Children caught in the middle of such conflicts suffer severe losses of love, respect and peace during their formative years.
- Child Sexual Abuse – One in three girls and one in five boys will be sexually assaulted by the time they are 16 years old.
- Traumagenic Dynamics – Researchers have identified a host of medical and psychological symptoms that are associated with a history of childhood sexual abuse.
- Memories – The average age of remembering childhood incest is between 29 and 49.
Snake Oil – Snake oil salesmen would falsely claim that the potions would cure any ailments.
- Decriminalization – It costs three to four times as much to house a prisoner as it does to enroll them into a treatment program.
- Tobacco – One of the most widely used addictive substances in the world.
- Beer – The “Purity Law” is the oldest food regulation in the world and still exists today unchanged from the original.
- Cannabis – Making the drug illegal and thereby creating crime networks is a very high price to pay for a relatively small benefit.
- LSD – The US Army sponsored studies of LSD at Army installations and by contracts in civilian institutions between 1955 and 1967.
- Bath Salts