OPINION: Falling for PAP’s perpetual ‘reciprocation trap’ and propaganda

TR Emeritus, 28 Aug 2013

The perpetual replay of indebtedness to the PAP on the “success” of Singapore becoming a first world nation has to cease. The rule of reciprocation is being used as a dangerous weapon against the unwitting population, in an attempt to manipulate its ignorant population into compliance.
With the endless drumming of indebtedness to the PAP from their propaganda machine – the mainstream media, PAP has created a mindless populace eager and obligated to repay their “kindness”. One of the reasons reciprocation can be used so effectively as a device for gaining another’s compliance is its power. The rule possesses awesome strength, often producing a yes response to a request that, except for an existing feeling of indebtedness, would have surely been refused. Full story
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