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Words. Just Words.

Posted in politics by roving on February 20, 2009

Maybe its good I never liked Obama from day one. I can’t stand the way he talks and how he talks about nothing. The way he pronounces the letter S is like fingernails on a chalkboard. I live in IL so  know how corrupt and pretty much useless he was in doing his job. (When he decided to do his job anyway.)

Feeling this way may have saved me from falling under this spell he put people under during his campaign. All I could stomach to watch were bits and pieces and I saw how he talked a lot but didn’t say anything, but the crowd acted strange. People fainting when seeing him.

July 2008 Barack Obama returned to Chicago Sunday and made an appearance before the UNITY minority journalists’ convention

Obama received a standing ovation from many in the audience at the start and end of his appearance. There was also a rush toward the stage after his speech, as Obama shook hands and signed autographs.

One journalist was also overheard wishing him luck, while another squealed, “He touched me!” as she left the ballroom.

I seen the article written by the psychologist saying Obama hypnotized the crowd and he made some really good observations. It made complete sense to me. I know hypnotism can work. I’ve been hypnotized before.

Washingtonpost “I am going to try to be so persuasive, so that those of you who are still wavering…will suddenly come to the conclusion — a light beam will shine through — will light you up — and you will experience an epiphany — I have to vote for Barack!  When you do, we would love you to fill out one of these supporter cards to memorialize this moment.”

“If you believe…

“If you believe…

“If you believe…”

A fundamental tool of “conversational hypnosis” is pacing and leading—a way for the hypnotist to bypass the listener’s critical faculty by associating repeated statements that are unquestionably accurate with the message he wants to convey.

In his Denver acceptance speech, Obama used the phrases “that’s why I stand here tonight,” “now is the time,” and “this moment” 14 times. Paces are connected to the lead by words such as “and,” “as,” “because,” or “that is why.” For example, “we need change” (who could disagree?)…and…that is why I will be your next President.”
Techniques of trance induction include extra slow speech, rhythm, tonalities, vagueness, visual imagery, metaphor, and raising of emotion. Hypnotists often have patients count. In a speech after the primaries closed, Obama said: “Sixteen months have passed (paused)…Thousands (pause) of miles…(pause)…Millions of voices….”

South Carolina: “At some point in the evening, a light is going to shine down and you will have an epiphany and you’ll say, ‘I have to vote for Barack.’”

Obama McCain win New Hampshire’s first votes. That morning at a rally Obama praised his brown shirts, er student volunteers: “My job is to be so persuasive that if there’s anybody left out there who is still not sure whether they will vote, or is still not clear who they will vote for, That a light will shine through that window, a beam of light will come down upon you. You will experience an epiphany…and you will suddenly realize that you must go to the polls and vote for Obama.”

Obama had used that same “If you believe” along with “You will experience an epiphany” phrase over and over in other stump speeches. And the people stood there in awe.

There were quite a few pictures of Obama taken. What I noticed were more then a few would have a light above or around Obama to give him a almost a divine saviour look.

The question is, how long before more of the people under the spell will join the others that have already “seen the light” and now are saying what have I done!??

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  1. PIP74 said, on February 21, 2009 at 12:13 pm

    Plus, a lot of Obama’s supporters is/are habitual drug users, which only makes the trance that much more real.

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