This article originally appeared on Activist Post.
By Daisy Luther
Of course, in true propagandist form, President Obama isn’t calling it anything related to Nazi Germany or a dystopian novel. He’s calling it “Using Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People.”
Whatever you want to call it, prepare to be the subject of manipulation and behavioral experiments. This is a giant, official national psy-op and they’re announcing to us that they’re doing it.
Psychological Operations or PSYOP are planned operations to convey selected information and indicators to audiences to influence their emotions, motives, objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of organizations, groups, and individuals. (source)
(You can learn more about the use of Psy-Ops in this US Army procedural manual.)
The beginning of the Executive Order explains:
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A growing body of evidence demonstrates that behavioral science insights — research findings from fields such as behavioral economics and psychology about how people make decisions and act on them — can be used to design government policies to better serve the American people.