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The Age of Manipulation : The Con in Confidence, the Sin in Sincere - Wilson Bryan Key

The Age of Manipulation

The Con in Confidence, the Sin in Sincere

Paperback Published: 18th December 1992
ISBN: 9780819186539
Number Of Pages: 352

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In this startling book, Dr. Key exposes the devious and sophisticated strategies that advertisers use in newspapers, magazines, and television to manipulate and seduce our thoughts and senses. He explores why Americans are the most manipulated people in the world. This provocative book will forever change the way you view the world around you.


Great book spoiled by poor illustrations in this edition


Very grainy illustrations in this edition that are important for understanding his thesis



The Age of Manipulation

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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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ISBN: 9780819186539
ISBN-10: 0819186538
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 18th December 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.6  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1993