In this special WIRED edition of Science Friction, Rusty Ward breaks down the real science behind brainwashing.
Reminds me of a couple of points my x-KGB counterintelligence officer made clear to me, which differ slightly… and then expand on what Rusty says here.
1) Relationship. The brainwashing experiment he did on me was considered “great success” when I agreed with him on simple matters, or did a very simple favor. He said that was
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