I wonder if Mr. Franklin had taken into the account the subject of person's who have been waterboarded or tortured in other ways perhaps when figuring out this platitude. >>
Hard to say. I read that people being tortured will do or say anything to get them to stop, but when it's ll over, do they go back to being what they were before?
Brainwashing is a strong way to change someone's mind I hear. >>
Jones suicides was said to be mass brainwashing, also Heavens gate, but maybe those situations were gullibility, not belief changes.