mercredi 13 juin 2012
The ten strategies for manipulating the masses Sylvain Timsit
Http://www.syti.net site is noted that the interesante Sylvain Timsit elaborated on the "Ten Strategies for Handling" through the media. We reproduce it here. It details the range, since the strategy of distraction, through the degradation strategy to keep the public ignorant and poor.
Pressenza Paris, 9/21/10 1 / strategy of distraction
Crucial element of social control, the strategy of diversion is to divert public attention from important issues and changes decided by the political and economic elites, with a continual barrage of distractions and trivial information. The strategy of diversion is also essential to prevent the public to focus on the essential knowledge in the fields of science, economics, psychology, neurobiology, and cybernetics. "To keep public attention diverted away from real social problems, captivated by matters of no real importance. Keep the public busy, busy, busy, no time to think, back to the farm with other animals. "Excerpt from" Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars "
2 / Create problems and offer solutions
This method is also called "problem-reaction-solution". First create a problem, a "situation" due to cause some reaction from the public, so it is himself that plaintiff measures wishes him to accept. For example: let it develop urban violence, or organize bloody attacks, so that the public is requesting security laws at the expense of freedom. Or: create an economic crisis to be accepted as a necessary evil the decline of social rights and the dismantling of public services.
3 / degradation strategy
To accept an unacceptable extent, simply apply it gradually, "degraded" over a period of 10 years. This is the way that socio-economic conditions radically new (neo) were imposed during the years 1980 to 1990. Massive unemployment, precariousness, flexibility, relocation, wages can no longer ensure a decent income, so many changes that would have caused a revolution if they had been brutally applied.
4 / The strategy of deferred
Another way to accept an unpopular decision is to present it as "painful but necessary", by obtaining the agreement of the public in this for an application in the future. It is always easier to accept a sacrifice a sacrifice immediate future. First, because the effort is not to give away. Then because the public still tends to naively hope that "everything will be better tomorrow" and that the sacrifice required can be avoided. Finally, it allows time for the public to get used to the idea of change and accept it with resignation when the time comes.
5 / Addressing the public as to children in infancy
Most advertisements for the general-use public discourse, arguments, characters, and particularly infantilizing tone, often close to the debilitating, as if the viewer was a child of young age or a mentally handicapped. The more we seek to deceive the viewer, the more we will adopt a childish tone. Why? "If you go to a person as if she was aged 12 when, due to suggestibility, it will, with some probability, a response or reaction as uncritical as those of a person 12 years. " Excerpt from "Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars"
6 / Calling on the emotional rather than reflection
Emotional appeal to the classic technique to bypass rational analysis, and therefore the critical individuals. Furthermore, the use of emotional register opens the door to the subconscious to implant ideas, desires, fears, impulses, or behavior ...
7 / Keep the public in ignorance and stupidity
Ensure that the public is unable to understand the technologies and methods for its control and slavery. "The quality of education given to the lower classes must be the poorest, so that the moat of ignorance isolating the inferior ranks of the upper classes is and remains incomprehensible by the lower classes. Excerpt from "Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars"
8 / Encourage the public to wallow in mediocrity
Encourage the public to find "cool" being stupid, vulgar, and uneducated ...
9 / Replace the revolt by guilt
To believe that the individual is solely responsible for his misfortune, because of the inadequacy of his intelligence, ability, or effort. Thus, instead of rebelling against the economic system, the individual self-devaluing and guilt, which causes depression, one of whose effects is inhibition of the action. And without action, no revolution! ...
10 / people know better than they know themselves
Over the past 50 years, the rapid progress of science has widened a growing gap between public knowledge and those owned and used by the ruling elites. With biology, neurobiology, and applied psychology, the "system" has reached an advanced knowledge of the human being, both physically and psychologically. The system has come to better understand the average person that does it knows itself. This means that in most cases, the system has more control and more power over individuals that the individuals themselves.