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The letters LGAT abbreviate "Large Group Awareness Training".

A mechanism to promote awareness change and thorough rapid commitment to a cause or idea, LGATs tend to brief but intense sessions of a few hours or days in which participants ideally adopt the message of the 'training' promptly and enthusiastically.

Some see the classic LGATs as utilizing peer pressure and group dynamics in a high-pressure sales environment to promote uncritical psycho-babbling togetherness and thus to market nebulous memes and a propensity to recruit new participants into a participation-oriented pyramid scheme under the guise of providing useful training.

Historically, LGAT origins trace back, at least in part, to the encounter group movement of the 1960s.

Alleged LGATs include:

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