Episode 32: Mind Control and Propaganda

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Mind Control, influence, and propaganda are the focus of this episode of the Sofa King Podcast. We talk about how governments and corporations try to make us loyal to their product/country using techniques that date back well before World War II. Derren Brown, the British mentalist and psychological manipulator is a prime example that we talk about. And of course, what Sofa King episode would be complete without a conspiracy? This episode’s is the CIA program from the 1950s-1970s known as MK Ultra. What was MK Ultra, and how did the maniuplate us? Tune in and find out.

Some of our key topics this episode are mind control, propaganda, advertising, MK Ultra, the CIA, Derren Brown, mentalism, the propaganda/public relations master Edward Bernays, and the documentary film maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and her work documenting the Taliban.

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