Do this for us. For almost a year, my boyfriend articulated various forms of this request whenever he asked me to go outside of my sexual comfort zone within our relationship. He would ask me to have threesomes, attend sex parties, approve of him sleeping with other people — all things he claimed were meant to bring us closer together, or to improve our relationship.
Most of what we do as authors is in order to get an expected response from our readers, right? So how do you get your audience to respond? Here are some general suggestions as well as some specific tips that I hope will help you to get into the heart, mind, soul, pants, and nightmares of your audience.
Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be. But part of the problem is that many unhealthy relationship habits are baked into our culture. We worship romantic love — you know, that dizzying and irrational romantic love that somehow finds breaking china plates on the wall in a fit of tears somewhat endearing—and scoff at practicality or unconventional sexualities.
Mind control has proven a popular subject in fiction, featuring in books and films such as The Manchurian Candidate ; film adaptation and The IPCRESS File ; filmboth stories advancing the premise that controllers could hypnotize a person into murdering on command while retaining no memory of the killing. As a narrative device, mind control serves as a convenient means of introducing changes in the behavior of characters, and is used as a device for raising tension and audience uncertainty in the contexts of the Cold War and terrorism. Mind control has often been an important theme in science fiction and fantasy stories. Terry O'Brian comments: "Mind control is such a powerful image that if hypnotism did not exist, then something similar would have to have been invented: the plot device is too useful for any writer to ignore.
Reading is the supreme lifehack. Distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours. And the more you know about social psychology and human behavior, the better.
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As soon as she posted this request on the blog, I immediately thought — What a great idea! I know many people in this community, for obvious reasons, have suffered the intense tactics of manipulation — which includes love-bombingoutrageous pathological lies, the awful results of triangulations and smear campaigns, and behaviours which defy any human reason or explanation. What makes a person succumb to using the tactics of manipulation in order to try and secure a desired agenda?
Wirehead is a term used in science fiction works to denote different kinds of interaction between people and technology. The typical wirehead idea is that of a wire going into a human's brain and safe amounts of electricity applied to the wire-conductor to directly interact with the brain, or the specific "pleasure centers" of the brain. In Larry Niven 's Known Space stories, a wirehead is someone who has been fitted with an electronic brain implant called a "droud" in the stories to stimulate the pleasure centres of their brain.
Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience. For the first hour, they just talked.
Analyzed the data: PMB. The current study investigated whether fiction experiences change empathy of the reader. Based on transportation theory, it was predicted that when people read fiction, and they are emotionally transported into the story, they become more empathic. Two experiments showed that empathy was influenced over a period of one week for people who read a fictional story, but only when they were emotionally transported into the story.