ISS 210 - 1) Brainwashing a) Deliberate b) Sustained c)...

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1) Brainwashing a) Deliberate b) Sustained c) Discontinuous d) Significant 2) Core of Brainwashing a) Deliberate, involuntary alteration of cognitive, moral, and behavioral functioning. 3) Base of Fear: Dissolution of Autonomy/Individuality 4) Over-Reaction to realistic appraisal of real, potential, anticipated, or imagined threat 5) Sufficient condition for attribution: negative societal evaluation of product/consequence 6) Brainwashing Alternative: a) Foundation: co-presence and interaction of… 1. Shared Ideology 2. Cohesive Relations 3. Persuasion 4. Group Process 7) Amplification: Centralization and totalistic belief isolated by control of externally based negative feedback. a) Subject: fully conscious and mentally alert b) Physical coercion: neither effective nor efficient -> Passive compliance, resentment and resistance 8) Brainwashing alternative: a) Action enmeshment in situational forces sustained and validated by systemic forces 1. Directed behavioral change 2. Situational vulnerability 3. Environmental control 9) Mind/Thought Control
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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ISS 210 - 1) Brainwashing a) Deliberate b) Sustained c)...

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