This is pretty much the news of the century. Everything else is centralized around this. It’s not just the civilian population, but the specific groups that have been doing this for millennia. Shamanic inquest presents itself differently throughout the ages and this is in relation to that and the knowledge within it.
There are other aspects like mind-games and manipulation, attachment and soul replacement, but what truly resulted was the unveiling of the hidden knowledge. It similar to the way fire can be used to provide heat and light in order to accomplish goals that could not be achieved otherwise. Chemistry can be used to heal or injure and all tools can hold the duality of power to create or destroy depending on the beholder. This is not by any means the finality of what this is about, nor the most damaging or morally corrupt aspect, yet this is a central part that influences and is influenced by all of time.