“Brainwashing techniques have been documented as far back as the Egyptian Book of the Dead and used by abusive spouses and parents, self-proclaimed psychics, cult leaders, secret societies, revolutionaries, and dictators to bring others under their thumbs and manipulate them seemingly willingly.” (wikihow)
I hear stories of teenagers being kicked out of home, sent to mental institutions and made homeless living on the streets.
And I have to wonder, is it because of their chosen behaviour which doesn’t meet the rules of the parents, or behaviour caused by brainwashing, that is, repeated abusive and negative expectations of parents or partners?
And why do I keep hearing, oh that’s teenagers for you, tut, tut?
Is so-called typical teenage behaviour largely the product of constant psychological verbal abuse?
So how much are drugs, depression and suicides caused by the same constant verbal abuse?
It’s a tragedy.
Wake up to the damage you’re doing to our kids.
This is not discipline, it’s mentally damaging and life changing.
These are young souls, maybe old souls, who are coming to terms with their own destiny, which lies before them.
Let them be free to explore their own destinies.
The world is changing fast.
They deserve to have a chance to face the new world in their own ways.
Instead of yours.
Please, let’s save our kids, our vulnerable teenagers, from long-term psychological damage.
We need to honour and respect these new souls.
Our children will inherit the Earth.
Love and peace.
Neil the Smith.