The Hijacking of You and The Pivotal Decade


By Dr. David Gruder

More is about to change in the new decade than in the past 100, or perhaps 2000, years. This is the decade during which your wellbeing and social responsibility will become one and the same. On a scale that has never before happened in the history of humanity. Are you ready to thrive in this new world or will you become a casualty during the new decade?
The Four Most Important Things You Can Do for Yourself and Us All in the New Decade

1. Stop being controlled by the manufacturing of consent: the dangerously powerful propaganda ploy that has covertly manipulated public opinion every day for nearly 100 years. You are about to discover what that tactic is, how it has controlled you and how to take back your power.

2. Take charge of the five key dimensions that will make the biggest difference in your life and our world in the new decade: Your happiness. Your health. Your prosperity. Mature patriotism. Sustainable problem-solving. You are about to find out how these key areas of life have been hijacked over the past hundred years by the “manufacturers of consent,” and how to get them back into your own hands where they belong.

3. Stop waiting for the government, the economy, the government, businesses, or other people to change first, or you’ll be one of the casualties in the new decade. You are about to discover how to become the change you want to see in these five key areas.

4. Infuse the changes you make into your spheres of influence. Bring them into your workplace and your communities. Infuse them into your places of worship and teach them to the next generation. Require that your leaders embody and support them. Once you read the material below I am confident that you will become deeply passionate about doing this.
“In almost every act of our lives we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons who understand the mental processes of the masses. It is they who pull the wires that control the public mind.”

That was written by the most powerful man you’ve probably never heard of. Back in 1928. After he had been successfully pulling those wires for more than a decade.

His name was Edward Bernays. He was the nephew of the most famous psychologist of all time: Sigmund Freud.

Edward Bernays became the father of today’s public relations tactics. Because he discovered how to use his uncle’s world-changing theories about the unconscious to manipulate the masses.

By tapping into the dark side of his uncle’s discoveries, Bernays became the Darth Vader of modern marketing.
Manufacturing Consent: The Dark Strategy That Has Been Secretly Manipulating You

Edward Bernays believed that “those who manipulate the unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.” He mastered that unseen mechanism. And placed it at the disposal of politicians, businesses and the mass media. At your expense.

Bernays called this mechanism “manufacturing consent:” manipulating people into supporting what you want them to support while they believe they formed their opinion using their own free will. The strategies Bernays developed reach deep into our unconscious minds to make us do the manipulator’s bidding. While erroneously believing we are serving ourselves.

(For a few examples of how the manufacturing of consent is accomplished, click here.)
(To read a brief a metaphor describing how the manufacturing of consent works, click here.)

The strategies Edward Bernays developed to manufacture consent proved wildly successful. That was almost one hundred years ago. His propaganda tactics became standard operating procedure in marketing and public relations. They are used today to promote products, public figures, policies and ideologies. In highly manipulative ways. That have been destroying self-responsibility, social responsibility, and the underpinnings of freedom, for nearly a century.
“Manufacturing Consent” Has Manipulated You Into Believing the Five Biggest Lies of Our Time

The techniques Edward Bernays developed are the untold story behind why our society is in crisis. And why you are not living the life you have been trying to create. The “manufacturing of consent” has manipulated you into embracingĹ 

1. A version of happiness that you cannot attain but that makes others rich while keeping you disempowered.
2. A version of health that makes you sick and keeps you sick to make others rich.
3. A version of prosperity that puts you in debt and keeps you in debt to make others rich.
4. A version of patriotism that divides citizens against each other so the unscrupulous can retain their power.
5. Problem-solving substitutes that prevent you from taking your power back.

(Click on the above links to discover how your life has been hijacked in each of these five key areas.)

You have sensed for a long time that something has gone wrong. Very wrong. In your life. In your community. In your workplace. In our economy. In our government. In our society.

But you’ve not quite been able to put your finger on the root cause of these problems. Now you know.

The Darth Vader-like technique called the manufacturing of consent is the secret reason our society has become profoundly unethical. It is why integrity deficits have become a widespread pandemic. It is why your search for happiness keeps coming up empty-handed. It is why health and prosperity remain elusive to you. And it is why you aren’t entirely sure what you can do to help turn our society around.
How to Take Back Your Power During the Pivotal Decade

The second decade of the 21st century is your time to take back your power. Don’t wait for the economy to improve. Don’t wait for businesses to come to their senses. Don’t wait for the government to bail you out. Don’t wait for the media to start telling it like it is. You can develop the skills you need without them.

Your time has come… to learn how to remain whole, complete, happy and ethical… no matter what craziness goes in our society during this new decade. This is your time to stop being controlled by the powerful propaganda tactic that has been covertly manipulating your opinions each and every day for nearly 100 years.

This is your time to take charge of the five dimensions that will make the biggest difference in your life and our world in the new decade. Your happiness. Your health. Your prosperity. Mature patriotism. Sustainable problem-solving. These are the key areas the covert manipulators have hijacked from your hands during the last hundred years.

What if you knew how to make yourself immune to the manufacturing of consent?  What if you had the power to create sustainable happiness, health and prosperity? What if you knew potent ways to help turn our society around in the ways you most want to have impact? Would you do these things if you knew how? Of course you would. With all your heart.

How do you start? By finding the motivation to take back your power. Here is all the motivation you should need:

1. Every single day, you and all of us are being fed very convincing lies about how to create sustainable happiness, health, and prosperity. In truth, these “manufactured consent” manipulation tactics have been making others rich while keeping you from attaining happiness, health and prosperity.
2. Mature patriotism has been all-but-wiped out in our society by those whose power depends on a divided citizenry.
3. Neither you nor almost anyone else has been trained in the only problem solving strategies that create sustainable solutions. Why? Because these strategies would put the power back in your hands.

Now that you are motivated to take back your power, you will begin your journey the moment you realize that:

* The skills necessary for sustainable happiness, health, prosperity, patriotism and problem-solving are all learnable.
* These skills are the keys to “The New IQ” in the 21st century.
* Mastering their power is within your reach.

The Key to Developing “The New IQ”
The New IQ: How Integrity Intelligence Serves You, Your Relationships & Our World

Only one book shows you how to develop “The New IQ.” The book is aptly titled: “The New IQ: How Integrity Intelligence Serves You, Your Relationships & Our World.”

“The New IQ” is your complete blueprint for creating sustainable happiness and prosperity without sacrificing your health, your integrity, or social responsibility. It is:

* The world’s only soup-to-nuts guide to developing the foundational life skills you need to take back your power from the hijackers of happiness, health, prosperity, patriotism, and problem-solving.
* Your most powerful vaccine against continuing to be manipulated by the relentless “manufacturing of consent” machine.
* A treasure trove of universal principles and strategies being embraced by people across the entire political, religious and social spectrums.

“The New IQ” has won six book awards in a more diverse range of categories than perhaps any other book in history:

* Current Events in Politics & Society
* Social Change
* Conscious Business & Leadership
* Health & Wellness
* Self-Help
* Meta-psychology

This reflects why “the power of Dr. Gruder’s insights may result in him one day being regarded as ‘The Sigmund Freud of the twenty-first century.'” (Dr. Dawson Church, author of “The Genie in Your Genes” and co-founder of the Soul Medicine Institute. To read other experts’ praise for “The New IQ” click here.)

“The New IQ” is the most valuable gift you can to give yourself and others as we start the new decade.  Together we can take back our happiness, health, prosperity, patriotism and problem-solving from the Darth Vader-like manufacturers of consent. Here’s to your happiness, health and prosperity in the new decade! And to our simultaneously restoring mature patriotism, social responsibility and sustainable problem-solving in our great society.

Dr. David Gruder is author of the 6-award-winning integrity book, The New IQ

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