Essays Tagged: "brainwashing"

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY - AN ANALYSIS OF CULTS

meaning is: a small, evil religious group, often with a single charismatic leader, which engages in brainwashing and other mind control techniques, believes that the end of the world is approaching, a ... l be showered with attention and interest as soon as they enter the center. At this point, they are brainwashing the person and nothing else. They want the person to see positive things in the cult so ...

(5 pages) 192 0 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

1984 by George Orwell

The story 1984 predicted many truths about present day society,truths such as illegal prostitution, brainwashing, and personal identification werepredictions expressed in the book that have come true ... serve jail time for soliciting with a prostitute.Another example in the book was the prediction of brainwashing.The truth is that today people are being brainwashed constantly and some times they don ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The soul. Open Letter of Apology

eally to blame, for not being able to see what truly is rising in today's society?The acceptance of brainwashing of America's youth should not go unspoken. They stand on the corner of every block wish ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Roots of Nazism

e to propaganda and irrational thought, which made them the easiest target for Dr. Goebells' job of brainwashing all the easier and more in-depth. From a very early age, children were told horrific st ... eople were obedient to Hitler because of the mass propaganda created by Dr. Goebells.Propaganda and brainwashing were evident in all aspects of every person in every corner of every city in the Third ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Brainwashing American Democracy

Brainwashing American Democracy"United States Policies in Columbia Support Mass Murder." "NAFTA Dest ... lming them with advertisements, propaganda and changed or censored stories. The mainstream media is brainwashing American democracy.In a democracy, the supreme power is held by the people. The United ...

(3 pages) 104 1 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"1984" by Orson Wells

Kellen Reimers1984Back during the time of World War II, paranoia swept across the globe. Hitler, brainwashing thousands of people into fighting for him, nearly defeated all who opposed him. Had he ...

(3 pages) 7765 0 2.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bluebird, Artichocke are they real programs?

ol experiments, identified together with the code-name MKULTRA. Concerned about rumors of communist brainwashing of POWs* during the Korean War, in April1953 CIA director Allen Dulles authorized the M ... an earlier secret program know as Bluebird that was officially formed to counter Soviet advances in brainwashing. MKULTRA is the CIA's super secret project, a program of research on substances designe ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Clockwork Orange: a critical view

. Though this is Stanley Kubrick's adaptation to an Anthony Burgess novel about punk-rock gangs and brainwashing, the film perfectly portrays the bizarre and outlandish behaviors of a young male livin ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The reasons why a person joins a NRM (cult)

tion theory and the Lofland-Stark model of conversion will be reviewed and discussed. The theory of brainwashing being the precursor to someone joining and staying in the cult system will also be look ... dual joins cults freely is not a popular view in regards to the joining of cults, many believe that brainwashing is often a means used by new religious movements to gain recruits. The anti-cult moveme ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Pulling the Strings: A Look at Brainwashing Throughout History

silent movies to modern films, classic literature, to comic-books, the concept of mind control, or brainwashing is a theme that has been prevalent. Bram Stoker's Dracula has held the fascination of g ... andidate. While popular novelist Dean Koontz' tales abound with insidious top secret experiments in brainwashing conducted by the CIA.Despite the many instances, including the specific cases to be exp ...

(62 pages) 399 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An in depth case study of scientology outlining why it is strongly opposed in contemporary society.

1.0 Hypothesis:The practises of applying psychotherapy to weaken a person's mind and brainwashing him / her, in exchange for money is a contributing factor to it's opposition in the loc ... . To conclude the report showed that the majority of society believes scientology to be a dangerous brainwashing practice, set up in order to gain a person's money. After researching this religion, it ...

(8 pages) 120 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What is Class?

ells them what to be, what to where, what to say and how to act. And if the primary reason for this brainwashing is money then what does that tell you about the direction of our society? We are becomi ... ve, so when they use there public forum for there own personal agenda its basically another form of brainwashing. There's also the fact that these actors don't proclaim their political philosophies on ...

(4 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Learning to Hate--- The Bluest Eye

hey do not feel that they are as beautiful as the women on television or in magazines. The media is brainwashing American females that if they are not slim and have blonde hair and blue eyes, they are ...

(4 pages) 91 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critically examine sociological explanations for the emergence and growth of religious sects in an apparently secular society.

itle of "new religious movements", because over the last fifty years, sects have become linked with brainwashing, mass suicide, and even a murder. One of the examples is the suicide of 900 members of ... nd power of mind control techniques to control young converts to NRMs.Mind control is also known as brainwashing, coercive persuasion and thought reform. It is referred to a process in which a group o ...

(22 pages) 118 1 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Resaerch paper on Scientology. IN MLA format.

ast four decades or so on the religion of Scientology. Many people regard it as nothing more than a brainwashing cult (Weldon, 7). However, there are tens of thousands believers of Scientology that wi ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Compare and contrast the role of Lenin and Trotsky in establishing and contributing to the communist state in Russia from 1917-1924.

d the Bolsheviks to victory in the Civil War.Lenin's ideal way of spreading communism was mainly by brainwashing the Russian people. We he returned to Russia in 1917 he published his April Thesis call ... fer. Lenin was a brilliant speaker and was soon able to appeal and gain support of the people. This brainwashing can clearly be seen later through the fanatical devotion of the Red Army which served h ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Do you think that advertising should be restricted? Why? What form(s) should this restriction take? could be a speech

hy? What form(s) should this restriction take?Advertising is beginning to dominate today's society, brainwashing young, vulnerable viewers. Advertising has and will affect everyone, whether it's a new ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hannah Arendt: Total Domination.

tocrat governments. She believes that these types of governments use tools such as implantation, or brainwashing, to get the people to believe a certain sets of ideas. These governments would get the ... governments would get the people to believe that one race was better than the others by using those brainwashing methods. This is how Arendt thought these totalitarian governments got all of their pow ...

(1 pages) 2599 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Finding the work that suits you

ts are probably the main cause why their child chooses the wrong occupation. Most of them, they are brainwashing them that money is what it is going to make them happy and successful. They are going t ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

George orwell, "1984"

of the psychological supremacy of O'Brian and the Party. Winston's physical and mental torture and brainwashing by O'Brian and the Ministry of Truth in the name of the Party is what ultimately leads ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature