The goal of this sub is to see through news and other manipulations that make people seem crazy.
This often happens on purpose by psychopaths, but can also happen by accident.
11 Warning signs of gaslighting
1. They tell blatant lies.
2. They deny they ever said something, even though you have proof.
3. They use what is near and dear to you as ammunition.
4. They wear you down over time.
5. Their actions do not match their words.
6. They throw in positive reinforcement to confuse you.
7. They know confusion weakens people.
8. They project. (accusing you of things that they do themselves)
9. They try to align people against you.
10. They tell you or others that you are crazy.
11. They tell you everyone else is a liar.
You may notice that this is very common in politics.
Common sources of gaslighting
"We need to invade"
"Bombs of Peace"
Two party Politics in the USA
"The choice between two evils"
Health and safety
"The death is just a coincident"
"Trust us, we are your bank"
Corruption and organized crime
"It is just a conspiracy"
"Someone would have talked"