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Brainwashing & How to Resist It

Background information: Toying with Death | Brainwashing in America

Brainwashing and "Education Reform"  |  Role-Playing Games & Popular Occultism

Mind-changing tactics

How to resist


 Produce mental and moral confusion through contemporary books and stories (Cognitive dissonance)

 God's Word

Know the Truth
1 Samuel 17:37 & Ephesians 6:10-18

Insist on open-mindedness toward unbiblical views and suggestions


Recognize and resist deception
Colossians 2:8

 Use feel-good affirmations to create a "safe place" for sharing personal thoughts and values


Trust and obey God
Galatians 2:20

Require open-mindedness, respect, "tolerance" and approval of new beliefs and values

Stand firm in Christ
Romans 12:2 & Philippians 4:6-7

Through each group dialogue, guide each member toward a new consensus


Be willing to face group disapproval

Romans 5:3-4, 8:25-26

 Undermine traditional authorities (parents, church, Bible, God...) as old-fashioned, obsolete, divisive or intolerant.


Build a habit of thanking God for everything
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

 Prompt everyone to freely share feelings, thoughts, complaints, resentments (especially toward traditional parents), etc.

Confess all to God

Pour out your heart to God, not to the dialectic group.
 Psalm 62:8

 Stir subtle hostility (ridicule, rejection) toward dissenters  (see Zero Tolerance for Non-Compliance)

 Forgiveness & love

Demonstrate His overcoming love
1 Corinthians 13

Humiliate resistors or non-conformists

Genuine humility

Trust God's promises

James 4:7-10; Luke 6:22-23; Matthew 5:3, 9

Commit yourself to the group and its changing consensus

Surrender to God

Abide in Him - our only true and lasting source of safety.
John 15:4-11

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