Margaret Singer -- expert on brainwashing - 2003-11-25
"I started hearing from families who had missing members, many of them young kids on our campus, and they all would describe the same sorts of things," she said. "A sudden change of personality, a new way of talking . . . and then they would disappear. And bingo, it was the same sort of thing as with the Korean War prisoners, the same sort of thought-reform and social controls."
"You find it again and again, any time people feel vulnerable," she said.
"There are always sharpies around who want to hornswoggle people."