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The spectacle of people acting out various forms of idiocy has never been so popular. It is most of reality TV. How to improve it? By having the people do these horrific, dangerous, bizarre and hilarious deeds while under hypnotic mind control!
This is really no different from the grand tradition
of stage hypnotism where people are hypnotized and act funny. The funny stuff would be updated for the reality TV era. The contest would be a set of hypnotists, each with a different style. It would involve serial elimination of individual contestants with each show as with others of the type. On each show the hypnotists would be set a task, then pick from the studio crowd his or her subject and try to hypnotize the subject to accomplish the task. Tasks would range from those far outside the subjects skill set (examples: play an instrument, sew a dress, dance ballet), Fear factor grossout (eat a bug etc), family-friendly sexual activity (eg hypnotize homophobic guy into making out with a man) and so on.
Each show has a winner and a loser. Also featured would be the subjects afterwards watching footage of themselves.
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||Aren't there people who just can't be hypnotized though?
||the master would just hypnotise the judges then the TV audience, get the prize, then to keep his/her identity a secret compel us all to forget the whole thing, so it's possibly already happened twice this year already....
||Damn, I'm getting strange feeling of deja vu*
||*No relation to Deja Thoris.
||You mean _the incomparable_ Deja Thoris.
||// Aren't there people who just can't be hypnotized
||Yes, to the frustration of a few of the psychotherapists I've
seen during the last couple of decades. One of them told
me that resistance to hypnotism is physiological rather
than purely mental, another said that he sees it most in
people he politely calls 'story tellers' (i.e. habitual liars).
Personally, every explanation I've been given to why I can't
be hypnotized seems just as dubious as hypnotism itself.
||//You mean _the incomparable_ Deja Thoris
||I think there is some connection, given the repetition of exactly the same plotline in each the Barsoom books.
||//explanation I've been given to why I can't be
hypnotized// Easy - you don't want to be
hypnotized. Being hypnotized is a collusion
between the hypnotist and hypnotee. The
argument is over how conscious the collusion is.
||Then explain the phenomena of hypno-tits.
||That's as good an explanation as I've heard, [Max], since I
definitely do not want to be hypnotized. The idea of giving
somebody that much influence over me is abhorrent.
||Hypnosis is like the horse and carrot, but the noumena
be as stupid as a horse can be about it.
||Hypnosis in terms of object commodity, is enslaving the
worker by seducing with incentivized objects, and
having the worker live in the pursuit of these, appearing
hypnotized. Extrapolating from this historically valid
sense we can induce that hypnotism has induced a false
consciousness, demonstrated by a meaninglessness
the manifestations of hypnosis and its speculated
existence. Hypnosis has indeed hypnotized masses to
the extent there are none remaining to observe the
hypnotized, except for the mad spectators whose
incredulity at the stage show , and alternative medicine
hypnotized induces him to adventure absurdly to
become hypnotized to prove the phenomena that the
Capitalist has used to conceal its meaning in his mind.
The mad spectators is a schizophrenic whose mind
completely escaped his body and turns random people
insane. Of course this all pertains to the revised
discursive system of hypgnostics, however much was
taken to be typographical in nature and the spectacles
character 'g' , or spectacles, was eliminated when
moveable type presses encountered supplyline
shortages of extraneous characters. However it was
later when the denotative systemic processes
underwent reconcepulization in a paradigmatic ethea
transphase and the 's' in 'ostics' as in the in-tact
exemplar ' diagnostics',
signifying applied methods, was
dropped, for the more modern 'otics', and 'ized'. That
the type shortage didn't cut across discursive categories
suggests that diagnostics of the time were concealed
from any such possibilty they could identify, which
would undermine the process of hypgnostics, for indeed
it is the active diagnostician that is antithesis of the
||To do that right, rcarty, you should write the really
important words in all caps.
||It's all been normalized into the normalization sciences of
psychological conditioning and organizational behavioural
||Where's [normzone] when you need him?
||Well, here's an â with a little hat on it, if that counts.