The Mandela Effect? They're gaslighting us (term from an old movie)
|I think we figured it out: control; gaslighting|
In the book by George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, one did not know what year it was. One could not. The powers that be, then known as "Big Brother," constantly kept altering history, burning book, altering photographs (editing people out), disappearing them, and making the language serve the process by the use of Newspeak, all euphemisms and abbreviations and deletions of vocabulary.
Why the powers that be are doing, we don't know. That they are doing it, there can be little doubt. What are they doing? They're gaslighting us. What's that?
A more psychological definition of gaslighting is "an increasing frequency of systematically withholding factual information from, and/or providing false information to, the victim -- having the gradual effect of making them anxious, confused, and less able to trust their own memory and perception. More