Tagged: brainwashing

Capturing kid’s minds with emotions - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 15, 2012

I have commented on the problem of religious indoctrination at secular New Zealand schools before (see What really happens in religious instruction classes? and Cynical evangelisation of children.) That’s bad enough but a friend recently described such indoctrination occurring at a day care … Continue reading → … Read More

Anti-Vaxxer Websites – Venues for Brainwashing? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 15, 2011

I’ve just been reading my first Kindle book, “Believing Bullshit: How not to get Sucked into an Intellectual Black Hole” by Stephen Law, which was recommended to me by a friend. Chapter 8 talks about different methods by which people can be brainwashed into believing strange beliefs. These include: Isolation – removing the person from associating with people who might … Read More