Subliminal Advertising

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Subliminal Advertising

Throughout mass media there are illegal messages that still appear, such images are also
known as Subliminal Advertising. Though illegal, such incidences can never be tried nor
taken to a court of law. It is highly impossible and unlikely to notice these messages.
However, they are triggered by the subconscience and send neural messages to your brain
that you are unaware of, thus making it hard to notice when you are seeing these things.
They are illegal because it was believed in earlier incidences that cigarette ads were
sending similar messages telling the youths of America to smoke.


I have witnessed similar messages called "Threshold Messages", these are images that are
digitally re-mastered so that you don't notice what you are seeing but the neural pathways
in the human brain hone in on and receive these messages. If you look very carefully at
most Liqueur ads you will notice that the nude upper body of a woman is thrown into the
ice in a wine ad, or there is the word "sex" etched into the eyes of a female in a herbal
essence ad. However even such images are even unseen to the naked human eye. Unless your
light threshold is low, you will not be able to encounter these images, but if you do have
a low threshold for light, all you simply need are a little time, patience, and energy.


As I was browsing through a Skateboarding Magazine, I had noticed an ad that was a
"Absolute Vodka" ad, I looked all over the add for about an hour, finally I had seen a
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