The policies seem bipolar, because the only philosophy is survival, using three tools: fear, manipulation and money.
Some highlights: By now audiences are savvy enough to realize that no reality show is absent some degree of manipulation.
After all, in pure economic models, there is no room for manipulation because all information is known.
Their goal in the manipulation of the election results was to eradicate the threat as quickly and definitively as possible.
manipulation and verbal insults are “nothing short of abuse,” says Hampikian, now 18.
There had been observed something peculiar in his mode of manipulation.
I anticipate no difficulty, though it requires some thought in manipulation.
It is so beautiful in its extreme delicacy and manipulation that it delights me always.
But to attack the beam from Mars, a manipulation of Wandl was necessary.
Under other circumstances the manipulation of my wounds, for they now felt painful, might have caused me annoyance.
c.1730, a method of digging ore, from French manipulation, from manipule "handful" (a pharmacists' measure), from Latin manipulus "handful, sheaf, bundle," from manus "hand" (see manual) + root of plere "to fill" (see pleio-). Sense of "skillful handling of objects" is first recorded 1826; extended 1828 to "handling of persons" as well as objects.
manipulation ma·nip·u·la·tion (mə-nĭp'yə-lā'shən)
The act or the practice of manipulating.
The state of being manipulated.