Creating anxiety and fear, inducing states of high suggestibility and controlling relationships to assure loyalty and obedience are standard management techniques of the social body. Desensitization through language abuse, propaganda and junk-information, as well as the elimination of individual ideas through repetition of chants and phrases or the inducement of dependence by introducing sports, games or TV shows with obscure rules, are part of a large set of social styling methods. Pumping up disorientation, susceptibility to emotional arousal is increased by depriving the nervous system through special diets of junk-food, prolonging mental and physical activity and withholding rest and sleeFalse intimacy is created through emotionalism and the need to belong is exploited while suppressing resistance through peer pressure. Affirmation of lifestyle by denouncing other values and beliefs combined with encouraging blind acceptance and rejection of logic is achieved through complex incomprehensible doctrine. Strategies of influence include removing individuality by demanding conformity to dress codes and accomplishing automatic acceptance of beliefs by discouraging questions. Loss of ability to evaluate logically is achieved by preventing privacy and destroying the ability to evaluate information, personal reactions, and body functions in relation to passage of time. The destruction of individuality is advanced through confession of personal weaknesses while creating a false sense of identity by pointing to the shortcomings of others.
Other methods include composing child-like obedience by orchestrating child-like behavior and disinhibition, while inducing regression and disorientation by soliciting agreement to seemingly simple rules which regulate lifestyle. Promoting acceptance of authority by promising advancement and power while maintaining confusion by alternately rewarding and punishing similar actions. Encouraging bunkering in and dumbing down through induced loss of reality by separation from communal life and rational references, while the spectacle is designed to give the illusion of sociability, public interaction, and of choice.