How Susceptible are You?

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How Susceptible are You?

Postby Cadmusteeth » Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:33 am

It's long but enlightening.
https://youtu.be/IaUhR-tRkHY

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Re: How Susceptible are You?

Postby Gord » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:45 pm

I'm gullible, obtuse, submissive, power-hungry, escapist, and lazy, but nobody ever tries to recruit ME for anything. Or maybe they have, but I was too obtuse to notice. Or too lazy to go along with it.



...actually, I'm not THAT power-hungry. Mostly just hungry.
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Re: How Susceptible are You?

Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:50 am

Posted this before, but it's a rather informative place to visit for those interested in cults/religious groups etc. and manipulation: https://www.culteducation.com/
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Re: How Susceptible are You?

Postby TJrandom » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:22 am

I`ve been targeted for recruitment - and recognizing it for what it was simply refused to leave the street. Any talking needed to be done in public - where I controlled my time and path to escape.

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Re: How Susceptible are You?

Postby Nikki Nyx » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:32 pm

That was a brilliant analysis...and a frightening one.
What are the facts? Again and again and again-what are the facts? Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what “the stars foretell,” avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable “verdict of history”--what are the facts, and to how many decimal places? You pilot always into an unknown future; facts are your single clue. Get the facts!
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Re: How Susceptible are You?

Postby Gord » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:18 am

Nikki Nyx wrote:That was a brilliant analysis...and a frightening one.

That's exactly what one of THEM would say! :shock:
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Re: How Susceptible are You?

Postby Nikki Nyx » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:42 pm

Gord wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:That was a brilliant analysis...and a frightening one.
That's exactly what one of THEM would say! :shock:
But... But... Image
What are the facts? Again and again and again-what are the facts? Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what “the stars foretell,” avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable “verdict of history”--what are the facts, and to how many decimal places? You pilot always into an unknown future; facts are your single clue. Get the facts!
—Lazarus Long, from Time Enough for Love, by Robert A. Heinlein


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