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- Popular culture : Commercialised folk culture that exists for the masses; opposite of high culture.
- Counterculture : Add brief definition or description
- Ritual abuse : Repeated physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual assaults, most often on children, combined with a systematic use of symbols, ceremonies, and machinations designed and orchestrated to attain malevolent effects
- Class enemy : Add brief definition or description
- Demagoguery : Using highly polarized speech, addressed to an "ingroup", to incite anger at an "alien" group, in order to gain political power with the ingroup
- Heresy : A deviation from a religious orthodoxy.
- Joseph Goebbels : German propaganda minister under Adolf Hitler; Gauleiter of Berlin (1929 - 1945)
- Inquisition : Add brief definition or description
- Joe McCarthy : (1908-1957) Republican United States Senator from Wisconsin, 1946-57 who dominated the anti-communist movement in the U.S., 1950-54, until his career was ruined by censure by the Senate.
- Newspeak : A fictional variant of the English language, from George Orwell's dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
- Paranoid personality disorder : a Behavioral disorder characterized by an exaggerated sensitivity to rejection, resentfulness, distrust, and an inclination to distort experiences and events
- Reefer Madness (film) : Add brief definition or description
- Satan : "A Biblical name for the devil."
- Scapegoat : Add brief definition or description
- Social conservatism : A political ideology that holds to a belief in following cultural tradition and traditional, often religious morality.
- Thought reform : Techniques, originally used to enforce conformity with political systems or to coerce confessions, that have been associated with ill-defined terms such as "brainwashing" and "mind control", although there is no evidence that total control, of which the subject is unaware, is possible
- Witch-hunt : a search for people believed to be witches, individuals allegedly possessing supernatural powers that can damage others.