Tag: psychology

The History (And Future) of Social Engineering


In this interview from 2014, James Corbett joins Walter Hendricks of The Solvinur Event to discuss social engineering. James and Walter break down propaganda and PR, advertising and education, how the media is used to form our habits and opinions, and how to fight back against the social engineers.

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How to Control Your Smartphone (So It Doesn’t Control You)


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Interview 1194 – Larry Rosen Gives Practical Advice on Controlling Your Smartphone

07/20/201612 Comments

Do you use your smartphone and other tech devices intelligently, responsibly and sparingly? Then congratulations, this interview isn’t for you! But if you (or someone you know) find yourself distracted by your fondleslab and feel anxious when you’re not able to check your latest notifications, then it’s time to admit that the technology is starting to control you. Today we talk to research psychologist Dr. Larry Rosen about how our technology is turning us into Pavlov’s dog and how we can regain control over our devices and our lives.

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Problem. Reaction. Solution. (Paris Edition)

11/22/201522 Comments

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How to Enjoy Your Servitude!

10/03/201518 Comments

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Narcissus and Goldmund – FLNWO #24

02/16/20156 Comments

Logic and emotion. Language and image. Discipline and instinct. In his classic 1930 novel, Narcissus and Goldmund, Herman Hesse captures the essence of the duality of the human spirit. But while this duality is everywhere evident within us and those around us, is there a higher level of consciousness that combines both Narcissus’ and Goldmunds’ strengths? Is that the answer to the problems posed by fear, authority and tyranny? This month Tjeerd Andringa of the University of Groningen joins James for another fascinating dissection of a classic piece of literature.

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Interview 992 – Tim Ball on Geography, Politics and Cognition

01/19/201512 Comments

Dr. Tim Ball of drtimball.com joins us once again for a wide-ranging conversation on geopolitics, history and cognition. We also engage the annual “hottest year ever” claim and detail the real science behind global temperature averages.

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Interview 964 – Financial Survival: Reality, Perception and Government Lies

11/03/20141 Comment

Is reality independent of perception, or is perception reality? If perceptions shape our experience of the world, can government and corporations create a false reality for us with their lies? And how does this all relate to unemployment statistics, Sigmund Freud’s nephew, and Plato’s cave? Join James and Alfred for this philosophical edition of Financial Survival.

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Interview 958 – Financial Survival: The Psychology of Control

10/23/20142 Comments

From Milgram and uniforms to the matrix and tortured monkeys, the psychology of control has been studied and used against free humanity for generations. But it’s not all gloom and doom; all it takes is for one person to stand up and resist for others to follow. This week on Financial Survival James and Frank discuss the value of resistance and how to crash the pyramid.

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How to Herd Your Tax Cattle (Video)

10/08/20141 Comment

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