When basically everything you do to try to control people is more or less the same as things that children do at the age of 3 or 5 or maybe 8, but which we teach them not to do …
… Maybe it’s more of a “would do” kind of situation than any special sort of skills.
So, with children, we take away their cookies or make them sit in the corner. After all, they were probably just agitating for some attention, or maybe the cookie that you already took away.
But when it’s adults who essentially want to dominate and enslave people, as compared to young children who want attention or cookies?