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Synonyms for brainwashing


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forcible indoctrination into a new set of attitudes and beliefs

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Ferdinand Topacio, counsel for Relissa Lucena, mother of Anakbayan member Alicia, said at an early age of 16, militant organizations were already brainwashing teenagers.
"We are dealing with a very difficult situation in the region, and young Bahrainis need to be protected from this effect and safeguarded against brainwashing and weapons training," said Shaikh Khalid last night.
But because the columnist already brought out the topic of agenda and brainwashing, the host took out a spinning vortex and held it up the camera.
EVEN AS Areeb Majeed, an alleged Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( IS) recruit, is tightlipped about his Indian contacts, the National Investigation Agency ( NIA) is questioning a college lecturer who is suspected of brainwashing Majeed and others.
He said the trend was "brainwashing" Kazakhstani children, according to Tengrinews.
I don't know who it is but there is someone behind them keeping these young, innocent boys, brainwashing them into thinking they are going to help people.
Boko Haram literally translates as "Western education is sin" and its aim is to destroy the traditional way children are taught, brainwashing them into accepting their ideals.
Another witness of the North Korean brutality said that people were being brainwashed from the time they knew how to talk, adding that brainwashing through education happened everywhere- in life, society, even at home.
A Cold War State of Mind: Brainwashing and Postwar American Society
These type of zombies are brainwashing the mind of our youth in school programs (through gay and lesbian indoctrination), teaching all students that it is normal and good to be gay, lesbian, bisexual and even transsexual.
By Oliver Burkeman/London The term "brainwashing" first became widespread in the 1950s, to explain why some US soldiers, taken prisoner in Korea defected to the enemy.
The British Brainwashing Corporation has spent all its money on the Royal Jubilee and coverage of the London Olympics.
What is very concerning is the brainwashing of schoolchildren.
Ultimately I got so sick of this recurring theme that I said: 'Yes, I was brainwashed and very happy to have had this brainwashing experience!'"
It has also been confirmed these children were administered injection daily for brainwashing by Taliban.