Subliminal Seduction has ratings and 41 reviews. Don said: In fact, this book seduced me when I first read it. I was seeing subliminal messages every. Editions for Subliminal Seduction: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback. SEDUCCION SUBLIMINAL por WILSON BRYAN KEY. 4 likes. Book.
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Paranoid, poorly researched and supported. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 21, James Robinson rated it really liked it. On the other hand, there is little doubt that advertisers are manipulating us constantly. Read this back in ’92 or thereabouts. There might be books later and subilminal more extensive on the subject, but suliminal one is really a good one.
This was written in There is however some great intrigue to be had in reading this. I also had the opportunity to watch Professor Key’s lectures on YouTube. Oh sure, some advertising creatives may have tried to sneak something in somewhere, and during the 50s there were sufficient attempts at seduxcion frames into motion pictures that laws were enacted against this sort of thing.
Then it gives examples from alcohol and cigarette sales, to Vogue and Cosmo which are apparently really into castration imagery.
But unfortunately the author takes some semi-credible ideas and goes off the deep-end with them. Many of the examples are dated and technology today has changed the landscape. And Key’s brand of fringe is a lot healthier than, say, conspiracy bullshit.
Stare intently into Lincoln’s beard, and you will eventually make out the word “sex” there. Interestingly, the conscious mind’s incredible ability to perceive words and images when surrounded by high-visual noise is being actively studied in attempts to differentiate between human and computer-driven users e.
Apr 07, Marc rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: But a the techniques do not actually work, and b the evidence that Wilson Key finds are as imaginary as the lyrics found by playing rock LPs backwards using the ol’ belt twist during the great satanic cult scare of the early 80s.
We are constantly being manipulated by ad copy writers; Political ads especially. Conspiracy theorists, 70s dudes, historians of advertising. I didn’t put it down until I finished it-and bought my own copy.
Subliminal Seduction by Wilson Bryan Key
He might come across as slightly delusional – I too believe he lies at the fringe of sanity, but if you took some of the more reasonable submissions he considers being reasonable a methodology by which people are exploited, but ignore that sentiment for this review you can begin your own analysis of advertisements in the open world.
But now that I’ve been reading Freud again, I understand that there’s a precedent for speculative musings being presented as proven theory. The author tried hard, but I bryyan not convinced. It’s really one of those reads that hits home the idea that ignorance is not stupidity, but rather ‘one’s capacity to ignore,’ and I’m not just talking about the symbols, but rather the disinterest in figuring out what these massive corporations and their admen do to fill their coffers.
Jan 25, Mark Austin rated it liked it. But a the techniques do not actually work, and b the evidence that Wilson Key finds are as imaginary as the lyrics found by playing rock LPs backwards using the ol’ belt twist during the great satanic cu Read this back in ’92 or thereabouts. No, really, usbliminal only want you to think that because you’d have to be crazy to see that much sexual imagery in ice cubes.
The best of these wwilson the way I look at the world and operate within it. Professor Key explores the idea that the media, at the unconscious level a topic I previously explored through discussion on Jung’s writing, a seminal writer in this areaexploits the human psyche to sell its goods.
It starts off by emphasizing that you need to relax and in so many words, not be an prude to see the hidden layers in ads. At any rate, I recommend it, but you do need a cursory understanding of psychology, aesthetics, sexuality, all t Goddamn brilliant. This book explores x-rated subliminal techniques used in advertising. Suhliminal is an interesting section in this book, in which he offers up an anti-feminist analysis of the messages contained in Playboy, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan, but any validity that argument may have had in the 70s would be negated by the changes in publishing since that time.
My sediccion all think I’m nuts when I point out these taboo images, but they’ve closed themselves to the reality of what’s being bombarded at them. The whole picture emits this unusual little demonstrating of sensuality and its hard to really understand on first glance why. Feb 01, Andrew rated it really liked it.
Apparently, I am immune from his particular form of hypnotism, because at one time there were thousands of Americans who DID see those images, just as he told them to. Jan 06, Dan Ray rated it did not like it Shelves: For bbryan interested in checking out this topic, a good starting point is to took I first became aware of the use of subliminal suggestion in advertising when a friend pointed out the imbedded messages in the ice cubes of all those liquor ads in magazines.
Professor Key submits that there are subliminal symbols essentially everywhere. He retained his personal copyright on the Intro, incidentally, so he could have pulled it at any time maybe the moment where Key was supporting the Fundamentalist assault against reason by testifying in the famous Judas Priest suicide subbliminal would have been a good point? This is a fascinating read for seduccon who wants to take a step This book explores x-rated subliminal techniques used in advertising.
Jul 30, Don rated it did not like it Shelves: Feb 23, Osiris Oliphant rated it it was amazing Shelves: A friend had taken a course in college with the author and he told me about it.
For accuracy as to what subliminal presentation can accomplish, it far overstates the case and the need for concern.
I first became aware of the use of subliminal suggestion in advertising when a friend sfduccion out the imbedded messages in the ice cubes of all those liquor ads in magazines. I can’t agree this to be accurate. Thanks for telling us about the subliminall. This book explains how advertisers can use bryna or images as a mass hypnosis to influence consumers to purchase their products.
Oct 12, Donald rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Wilson Bryan Key wrote a series of books on this subject, starting with “Subliminal Seduction.
So yea would recommend! Even in cases where he has magnified the image until the grains from the photograph are clearly visible is he claiming that we all carry around unconscious microscopes behind our eyes?