Bernaysian manipulation of the human psyche

Edward Bernays was the master of influencing and shaping public opinion who developed upon the ideas of earlier social psychologists and the work of his uncle, Sigmund Freud, in order to create techniques to manipulate the subconscious desires of the masses. Throughout his 103-year lifespan, the “father of public relations” was at the pinnacle of his […]

Groupthink in Service of Government

Groupthink in Service of Government Aug 05, 2013 – 05:57 PM GMT By: BATR If the human race survives into the future, the history of the current age will be entitled – A Love Affair with Authority. As the 21st century unfolds, the existential struggle between group worship of government and an inherent autonomy revolt against […]