A psychological manipulation technique that purportedly compels victims to act as directed. Neurolinguistic programming (NLP) was originally developed in the 1970s as a means of self-improvement related to hypnosis, and it has since been widely discredited. However, certain threat actors indicate high confidence in the technique. Fraud communities often refer to NLP as a social engineering method, while conspiracy theorist communities reference NLP as a form of population control.
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