By Walter H. Bowart
_Operation brain regulate: The CIA's Plot opposed to America_, released in 1978, through Walter Bowart is a hugely annoying account of using brain regulate expertise through a mystery executive (the cryptocracy) opposed to the yankee humans to additional their very own goals. Walter Bowart (1939 - 2007) used to be a journalist and a favourite determine within the counter-cultural move that grew in the course of the Nineteen Sixties. He was once influential in selling brain freedom via his Freedom of notion origin. prior reviewers have alleged that once this ebook got here out it used to be first suppressed by way of the CIA simply because they didn't wish their dabblings in brain regulate to be made to be had to the general public. possibly this explains why the publication is so infrequent this present day and continues to be an underground vintage. This publication makes connection with such different contributors as L. Fletcher Prouty, John Marks, and Alan Sheflin who additionally investigated the position of brain keep watch over applied sciences and their use by way of the CIA. The e-book contains an Foreword by way of Richard Condon writer of the brain keep an eye on vintage novel _The Manchurian Candidate_ within which he explains the increase of America's mystery police and their use of brain keep watch over opposed to the yank humans. The publication comprises large information outlining a variety of schemes for brain regulate together with using hypnosis and medication (especially the hallucinogenic drug LSD-25) via the CIA and using habit amendment and the construction of brain keep an eye on assassins.
Chapter one in every of this ebook is entitled "The Cryptorian Candidate" within which the writer explains how headlines concerning the CIA's position in drug checking out in 1977 confirmed that the CIA were eager about sizeable drug checking out experiments. the writer explains the significance of Richard Condon's novel _The Manchurian Candidate_ which confirmed the position of brainwashing ideas in Korea on American POWs. the writer additionally discusses what he phrases "Operation brain Control", the target of controlling the minds of americans via brain regulate expertise and explains what he phrases the "cryptocracy" or the key executive and the involvement of the CIA. the writer additionally discusses the various different companies concerned and the position of the yankee army and the firms. bankruptcy is entitled "Only One brain For My Country" and tells the tale of an American soldier named David who had joined the Air strength and suffered from amnesia following his travel of responsibility. Bowart claims that David's amnesia and a few of his extraordinary stories point out that he could have been the sufferer of brain keep an eye on. bankruptcy 3 is entitled "The brain Laundry Myth" and exposes the parable of brainwashing one of the Communist international locations. the writer claims that lots of these brainwashed have been in reality brainwashed through their very own state. the writer notes the effect of the vintage CIA examine _Brainwashing in purple China_ via Edward Hunter and the prospective position of brainwashing in Korea and Vietnam of yank POWs. bankruptcy 4 is entitled "Without wisdom or Consent" and starts by means of explaining the position of hypnosis in brain keep an eye on exhibiting the effect of Dr. George Estabrooks. certainly, Estabrooks was once to gloat someday within the Nineteen Forties that "I can hypnotize a guy - with no his wisdom or consent - into committing treason opposed to the United States." the writer explains the function of the OSS (which grew to become the CIA), Estabrooks and hypnosis, the function of the military, and the Russian psychologist Luria. bankruptcy 5 is entitled "Pain-Drug Hypnosis" and explains the function of discomfort medications in supporting hypnosis and the production of a mind-control race with the Soviets. the writer additionally notes the position of LSD-25, the invention of Dr. Hoffman of Sandoz Laboratories, and Timothy Leary as a proponent of LSD (and his involvement with Harvard college and the CIA). bankruptcy Six is entitled "The Guinea Pig Army" and explains how the CIA had given medicinal drugs to americans below its course. the writer notes the function of such participants as Dr. Frank Olson (who allegedly jumped to his demise after being unwittingly given the drug) and different LSD experiments within the military and at psychiatric clinics. bankruptcy Seven is entitled "The MKULTRANS" and is dedicated to a dialogue of such initiatives as BLUEBIRD, ARTICHOKE, MKDELTA, and MKULTRA. this depends at the study of John Marks who investigated lots of those drug initiatives throughout the Freedom of knowledge Act. bankruptcy 8 is entitled "The Mata Hari of brain Control" and discusses the alleged brain regulate of sweet Jones (a pin-up woman from the realm warfare II era). This indicates how Jones used to be hypno-programmed and exchange personalities created which allowed her to develop into a CIA courier for twelve years. This bankruptcy is determined by the knowledge made to be had via sweet Jones' husband Donald Bain and notes the nefarious function of the hypnotist William Bryan. bankruptcy 9 is entitled "The Slaves Who Buried the Pharaoh" and notes the construction of the CIA from the OSS following the second one international battle, the craft of intelligence, habit amendment, and the position of such figures as William J. Donovan and John Foster Dulles. the writer notes the position of the "mind-control race" and keeps that the cryptocracy has needed to hold sooner than the Soviets and preserve absolute secrecy. the writer additionally notes that for the Soviets who stay in a totalitarian country there's not anything hypocritical approximately utilizing the equipment of brain regulate, whereas for the USA there definitely is. bankruptcy Ten is entitled "Brave New international in a Skinner Box" and explains the function of habit amendment throughout the technology of behaviorism. the writer notes the position of Pavlov who received the Nobel Prize for his conditioning experiments on salivating canines, the function of Watson and "Little Albert", a few of the different types of conditioning, and the position of the well-known behaviorist B. F. Skinner and the function of his "Skinner box" in addition to his utopian plans for society. the writer additionally offers an eerie instance how via conditioning it is easy to regulate the contraction of the student of an eye fixed. bankruptcy 11 is entitled "A tuition for Assassins" and notes the significance of the production of assassins due to the fact classical occasions and explaining the position of a distinct army university for assassins. bankruptcy Twelve is entitled "The 4 Faces of a Zombie" and explains the importance of anyone within the Philippines who claims to were brainwashed and all for the Kennedy assassination. bankruptcy 13 is entitled "The Lone Nuts" and discusses the position of varied "lone nuts" within the assassinations of figures starting from JFK and RFK to Martin Luther King, Jr. bankruptcy Fourteen is entitled "The neglected Confessions" and discusses a variety of points of the confessions of Jack Ruby and the Warren fee. bankruptcy Fifteen is entitled "Another Hypno-Patsy?" and discusses the position of James Earl Ray (alleged killer of MLK) and his function as a possible patsy. bankruptcy 16 is entitled "Confession via computerized Writing" and discusses the unusual taking into consideration Sirhan Sirhan (alleged killer of RFK). bankruptcy Seventeen is entitled "The Patriotic Assassin" and discusses the traditional background of assassination (e.g. the "Old guy within the Mountain", etc.) and the position of brain keep watch over in education army males to be assassins via the enterprises. bankruptcy Eighteen is entitled "Deep Probe" and discusses the experiments of Jose Delgado in digital stimulation of the mind (ESB) and diverse makes use of for electro-convulsive treatment (ECT). This bankruptcy additionally discusses the construction of cyborgs via ESB and Delgado's reviews on a "psycho-civilized society". bankruptcy Nineteen is entitled "From Bionic girl to prompted Cat" and discusses quite a few tasks of the CIA in brain regulate together with that of stimulating a cat's mind and RHIC-EDOM (Radio Hypnotic Intra-Cerebral Control-Electronic Dissolution of reminiscence) within which thoughts could be erased. bankruptcy Twenty is entitled "The Engines of Security" and discusses quite a few makes use of of the hot know-how, the ongoing effect of the CIA in brain regulate regardless of their alleged shutting down of such experiments, mass keep an eye on and different themes. This bankruptcy ends via noting that the expertise is being built for the construction of an ideal slave kingdom governed through brain controllers. The publication ends with appendices together with memos from the CIA and a listing of gear validated through the CIA.
At the time this publication was once written, it published the darkish secrets and techniques of the CIA and the govt. cryptocracy of their efforts to regulate the minds of the yankee humans via experiments in hypnosis, habit amendment, and medicine. This booklet stocks a number of the comparable topics that are to be present in one other vintage _The brain Manipulators_ by means of Alan Sheflin and Edward Opton. The involvement in such experiments through the CIA has for the reason that develop into universal wisdom. even though, this booklet is still a vintage testomony to the elemental freedom of the man or woman from concept regulate and coercion.