As members of society we all have experienced mind control or used mind-control techniques in one form or another. Whether it's under the guise of manipulation, persuasion, deception, or hypnosis we all have encountered or utilized it. Advertisers and marketers use these aforementioned mind-control techniques to get us to feel a certain way about their products and services with the intentions of getting us to purchase them. Politicians use them to get us to support and vote for them. Our friends, family, or significant others also use mind-control techniques in particular manipulation, and persuasion to get us to do what they want. Whether you admit to it or not, it is likely that you have also used mind control techniques in an effort to achieve a specific outcome.
Mind control is not inherently bad or good, but it is how you use it, the intentions behind it and the results that it produces. If you use mind with bad intentions it can be viewed as being evil. In addition, if the outcome that it produces is adversely negative it also to can be viewed as evil. On the other hand, if you use mind control with good intention and it produces positive results for those involved then it was used for good purposes.
In his book entitled Mind Control Techniques author Ken Talley explores in depth the various types of mind-control techniques such as manipulation, deception, hypnosis, persuasion, and the secrets to using them to improve your everyday life.
He never really tells you anything. It's just a bunch of generalizations. No specifics or details. He says things like, in order to be persuade someone, you must be able to listen to them. Stupid.