CHAT: Neuro-linguistic programming
- In Moscow, detectives evidently process an estimated 300 to 400
reports a year of "street hypnosis". . .
"Some fraud experts involved in these cases refer to neuro-
linguistic programming, a concept which holds that language patterns
can put people into semihypnotic states, even in everyday
situations". . .situations. . . situations. . .
All sound oddly familiar? I reckon that many company directors who
write annual report intros have tried their hands at this here neuro-
linguistic programming too:
>Russia's hypnotist con artistshave seduced them out of their cash. These crooks must be masters of
>Hundreds of people in Moscow claim that hypnotist street criminals
neuro-linguistic programming. From a Los Angeles Times article
quoting Alexei Skrypnikov, a retired police colonel and former
psychology researcher at the Scientific Research Institute of the
"I can absolutely say that people who are of totally sound mind, and
not doped up, are being manipulated into handing over their money
and valuables to people who vanish into thin air."
>Victims occasionally come to their senses with no recollection ofhow they lost their money.
>Skrypnikov said the techniques were simple, yet effective. "Theessence of the technique is, form replaces content.
See what I mean?
">Our brain is built so it can process only so much information over
a certain period of time. ... In cases where the flow of information
is either too powerful and fast, or on the other hand, too slow ...
the brain slows down, and the person's level of vigilance drops," he
8-) You are getting sleepy, veeery sleeeeeeeeeepy. . .