9780819186539

The Age of Manipulation: The Con in Confidence, the Sin in Sincere

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  • ISBN13:

    9780819186539

  • ISBN10:

    0819186538

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-09-01
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network

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Summary

Exposes the strategies used by advertisers to manipulate our thoughts and senses.

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Battle of Beliefs
Author's Warning
Subliminal Media Technology: Bending Minds in Pursuit of Power and Profit
For Those Who Think They Think for Themselvesp. 3
How to Get Inside the Open Mind - Undetectedp. 35
The Underside of Consciousnessp. 64
Language and Culture: The Tools of Indoctrinability
Media - The Brainwashing Laundromatp. 93
How We Know That We Know That We Knowp. 115
The Logic of Illogic
The Logic of Identification
The Logic of Excluded Middles
The Logic of Contradiction
The Real Thing - Symbolic Realitiesp. 148
Cause and Effect - The Greatest Illusion of Allp. 164
The Expectations of Stereotypesp. 180
Self-Fulfilling Propheciesp. 205
The Self-Sealing World of Objectivityp. 227
The Permanently Closed Mindp. 249
Epiloguep. 265
Appendixp. 267
Bibliographyp. 269
Indexp. 283
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