If the only tool in your arsenal is your impeccable charm, then you might have a few reasons why you would need to rewrite reality and manipulate people. This makes gaslighting an appealing option. You might be looking for a quick-fix when it comes to getting those around you to give you exactly what you want or to obey your every command. For some reason, most people don’t feel too compelled to just hand over their priceless family heirlooms and take everything that you say as an indisputable truth.
Fortunately for you, Gaslighting: For Fun and Profit is here to act as your morally bankrupt guide on how to break down the will of everyone around you until they are so desperate to appease you that they take your word as gospel.
Tips and tricks for convincing people that they are, literally, going insane include:
- Picking out the perfect target for brainwashing
- Making people so insecure that they isolate themselves
- Convincing people that the reality they know is a lie
- Training people to accept that every lie you tell is actually true
- Manipulating as a boss, spouse, and parent