Way back when I was in boy scouts, we would play these tricks on each other.
Some of them were a lot of fun.
My buddy and I would even pretend to be victims, it was so much fun.
The gag worked at big Jamborees, with tons of different troops.
So we’d send brand new scouts to other troops looking for something that didn’t exist.
Like a left handed smoke shifter.
Since this kind of thing (the gag, not the smoke shifter) was common, everybody was in on it.
Each person who was approached would send them in the furthest direction possible.
After this same experience, (no, uh, we don’t have that, but that troop three miles over there has one…) they’d realize what was up.
But my friend and I would come up with the craziest devices just to get a response from the various tribes.
Another prank we’d pull on each other is on long backpacking trips.
We’d sneak rocks into each other’s backpacks.
Then at the end, if it was successful, (which was rarely the case) we’d pull the rocks we hid in the others backpacks to show what they’d been carrying all this time.
Of course, this was a dangerous game, as it always involved some kind of prank-revenge, which of course was part of the fun.
This kind of thing happens in school.
You takes some unflattering note and stick it on somebody’s back.
They walk around for a bit with a sign taped on their back saying “I’m an idiot” or something.
Of course, school pranks can easily go too far.
School can be a pretty dangerous place.
You can learn some cool things.
Interesting history, geometry, how to make stuff in wood shop etc.
But you can also learn some horribly debilitating things.
Things that you already suspected was true.
Like suppose you have an early memory of your parents telling you:
“You’ll never amount to anything!”
Or anything similar.
This if the first in a three step punch.
This is the initial calibration of very common, “I’m not worthy” confirmation bias.
Then when anything bad happens at school, this verifies the confirmation bias.
Once that happens, everything that happens after that is considered PROOF of that initial belief of not being worthy.
You try and talk to a cute girl or guy and it fails miserably.
That one time you got picked last in PE.
The one time the teacher put you down in front of everybody.
But here’s the thing.
All those events had NOTHING to do with you.
It had everything to do with those other people trying to put LABELS on you.
It was always about THEM.
Rip off your labels and redefine yourself.
Mind Persuasion has plenty of books and courses to teach you how to speak hypnotically and persuasively.