Reflexive control theory seeks to guide the target unconsciously in a predefined manner and often against their own interests. This can be done by influencing the enemy’s information channels and sending messages that change the flow of information in the adversary’s favor.

An adversary makes a decision by acting in a manipulated information space, provoking emotional responses  People, commercial organizations, and information security groups are susceptibility to reflexive control is largely due to uncontrolled access by all actors to its information space, where false or misleading information is available. The perpetrator is often not attributable, and control measures are very limited. Most do not even realize they are being targeted.

Democratic information spaces are especially vulnerable and uncontrollable against such efforts.

By Treadstone 71

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