The One About Being Manipulated
The Keith Blakemore-Noble Radio Show
The Keith Blakemore-Noble Radio Show
The One About Being Manipulated

About This Episode

Being Manipulated

On a scale of 0-10, 0 being “not at all” and 10 being “ridiculously easy”, how easily do you think you could be manipulated into buying something you didn’t actually need?

It’s an interesting question, isn’t it?

Recently I asked the same question across multiple social media platforms to see what people thought.

Overwhelmingly the result was that people scored themselves mostly in the 0-2 range, commenting adamantly that if they didn’t need something then nobody could make them buy it. 

Unfortunately, the evidence from the Real World is that most people massively over-estimate their ability to resist!

Why the disparity, and does it really matter?

That’s what we explore in this episode, as well as in the forthcoming book AntiManipulation.

As always, you can listen to this meditation via the audio above, or if you prefer a more visually stimulating meditation, there’s the video to accompany it below.


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