There’s an interesting reason why people believe in conspiracy theories.
And that is “man on the street” interviews seem much more articulate than how most people speak.
For example, I remember way back shortly after 9-11.
They interviewed a witness.
Somebody who saw it happen.
And the description the guy gave was VERY articulate.
Zero filler words like “ah” or “um” etc.
Grammatically complete sentences with plenty of descriptive adjectives.
So, the thinking went, this guy MUST be some kind of “crisis actor.”
Because NOBODY talks like that.
You ask ten random people on the street to answer a fairly detailed question, and you’ll get PLENTY of “speaking errors.”
Uh’s and um’s, sentences that kind of trail off.
But in reality, there are TWO reasons, very good reasons, why that man-on-the-street interview is rehearsed.
One it makes the news station look good.
It’s more interesting and entertaining to watch a more articulate speaker than some guy stumbling around his words.
Two, it’s better for the WITNESS to practice his answer.
That way, he’ll look better and who knows.
For many people, speaking on camera and going on TV is the chance of a lifetime.
So not only does the news anchor spend some time sorting for people with decent sounding answers, but they likely let, and even coach the guy, practice for a while before recording their answer.
And that has NOTHING to do with any conspiracy.
That is something satisfies EVERYBODY’S self interest.
What’s the takeaway for all this?
Communicating, for most people, is mostly an unconscious process.
We generally spit out a random jumble of words that are kind of haphazardly put together.
This is an interesting experiment to try on your own.
Next time you’re in a group of people, listen to the quality of people’s random conversations.
Listen to the structure of their sentences.
How complete they are.
How many “filler words” are in there.
How descriptive their adjectives are.
More importantly how much they are talking about themselves, or their opinions, vs. actively finding out about others.
You’ll find that most normal people are pretty weak in this area.
Which presents a HUGE opportunity, should you want to leverage this.
Not only to speak more intelligently, interestingly, and charismatically, but essentially DOMINATE any conversation you are in.
Regardless of the topic and regardless of who you are speaking with.
This is the one advantage that few people even consider, let alone practice.
Mind Persuasion has plenty of books and courses to teach you how to speak hypnotically and persuasively.