Tag Archives: tactics

Honesty is Crucial to Good Character

We once widely regarded truth as the “best policy.” That’s partly because we understood that it always outs in the end. But it’s also because the it mattered to us more than it seems to these days.

Empowering Attitudes for a Lifetime

Empowering attitudes are ways of looking at life and the world that are both freeing and confidence building.

Manipulation and the Gaslighting Effect

Gaslighting Gaslighting has become a popular term these days. It was borrowed from the the suspense thriller play and movie Gas Light. Its plot involves a conniving husband who tries to make his wife think she is losing her mind. And he does this in part by making subtle changes in her environment, including causing the episodic … Continue reading Manipulation and the Gaslighting Effect

Aggressive Personalities: An Upcoming Refresher Course

Human aggression is most often manifested in the unscrupulous and undisciplined will to power.

Manipulation Tactics Pt. 2: Rationalization (Excuse-Making)

When disturbed characters make excuses, they’re really making a very conscious attempt to cast themselves in a more favorable light while manipulating others into seeing their point of view.

Getting A Covert-Aggressive To See the Error of His Ways?

Both of my books point out that when it comes to covert-aggressive personalities or any other disturbed character, “they already see, they just disagree.”