Advertisement from a 1953 Fate Magazine for “Beyond Hypnosis”
ONE of the METHODS of covert hypnotic suggestion is to describe in vivid terms something a highly emotionally charged incident. To be safe, Hubbard described several, including: pre-frontal lobotomy, abortions using a coat hanger, and ECT electro-convulsive shock treatment.
Pretty grisly and shocking stuff… don’t you agree?
Lurid, highly emotionally charged incidents that elicit a strong emotional response in the reader or viewer, stop your thinking.
When thinking stops the door to your subconscious is in effect left unguarded.
Whatever is said to you just after you are shown or read about such an incident – becomes to a certain degree – a direct hypnotic command to your subconscious. Whatever you are told just after the emotionally charged instance tends to act as a direct hypnotic command.
So what does Hubbard tell you after he describes the lurid incidents?
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