Stall tactics are Machiavellian but not necessarily Anti-Social

Machiavellian Stall Tactics for pro-social reasons should not be conflated with Anti-Social behavior

Stall tactics — also known as Distraction Tactics — are a Machiavellian strategy. Deployed to harm, ┬áit’s obvious that it is the destructive interruption of someone’s time in order to produce a negative result for the targeted mark. Used for pro-social reasons, someone might use a stall tactic to ease (rather than to heighten) someone’s …