A skill used by people from other countries to trick a person into doing something ridiculous. Achieved by telling the person that in their country the said action is either a sign of respect, or that not doing it is viewed as insulting. Similar to the Jedi Mind Trick
American: "I don't want to shove this hot poker up my ass and then chop my dick off!"
Person from other country: "You have to! It's very disrespectful in our culture if you don't do so upon first meeting."
American: "I don't know, man. Sounds like a cultural mind trick..."