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Want to find a way to psychologically crush your enemies? There’s an easy way to do it. All it takes is a quick question to make them think of the worst aspect of their life, and then asking them, directly, what they think of their life. –Esther Inglis-Arkell

Fiction Writing Prompt: Have the antagonist use this mind trick on your protagonist and reveal your protagonist’s internal monologue.

Journaling Prompt: Write about a time someone has done this to you? How did it feel? What were your thoughts?

Art Prompt: Jedi Mind Games

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Read the entire article above, especially the section about using this same mind trick to help people feel good about themselves. Teach your audience this trick.

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