The same mind control techniques have been used in USA and most of world. In retrospect (well, also during), covid clearly has been used as a massive psyop conducted against the whole world. As the campaign continues to backfire against governments that seriously misled their populations, many more will be red pilled. If you are just learning how venal and deceptive govt can be, keep the covid template in your mind and apply it to other gross abuses of power. For example, the Mueller “Investigation,” two bogus impeachments, election fraud, etc. The basic technique is MSM teams up with malefactors in govt to present a seamless narrative of misinformation and misdirection to fool and control the public.
…the government should drastically increase “the perceived level of personal threat” that the virus poses because “a substantial number of people still do not feel sufficiently personally threatened”.
One scientist with the SPI-B admits that “In March  the Government was very worried about compliance and they thought people wouldn’t want to be locked down. There were discussions about fear being needed to encourage compliance, and decisions were made about how to ramp up the fear.”
The unnamed scientist adds that “The way we have used fear is dystopian.”
The scientist further confessed that “The use of fear has definitely been ethically questionable. It’s been like a weird experiment. Ultimately, it backfired because people became too scared.”
…“You could call psychology ‘mind control,’” said another scientist on the subcommittee.Government Advisors Just ADMITTED To Using ‘Unethical’ Tactics To BRAINWASH The Public To Control Them During COVID Pandemic