Well, do we? These guys seem to think so…
10. What Is Consciousness?
9. Is There A Limit On Computing Speed?
8. Is There A Way To Live Indefinitely?
7. Are Humans The Only Intelligent Lifeforms In The Universe?
6. Will There Ever Be A Human Overpopulation?
5. What Is The Universe Made Of?
4. How Will It All End?
3. Why Do We Dream?
2. Can Cancer Be Cured?
1. Where Are We Going To Store All This Carbon?
It’s the height of the Cold War and the United States government is desperate to combat the spread of Communism. The CIA launches a highly classified, top secret research program into the covert use of biological and chemical agents.
In simulated attacks on enemy populations, entire cities in America are contaminated with bacteria, exposing millions of Americans to germ warfare. But the real focus of the research is on mastering the art of mind control.
Psychiatrists at top academic institutions work under secret contract with the agency. Psychiatric patients, prisoners, even unwitting members of the public are exposed to a startling array of experiments designed to facilitate interrogations, induce amnesia and program in new behavior.
Every psychological technique is explored, including hypnosis, electroshock therapy and lethal cocktails of drugs. What was the extent of these brainwashing experiments? How did the CIA become involved in such far-reaching and disturbing research? Join us as National Geographic presents: CIA Secret Experiments.
Yes, the Chi Energy within your body is real and if you focus it and direct it properly you can promote power, strength, and health for your body. But don’t be fooled – you can’t manipulate the physical world with wishful thinking! You have to be careful not to let your mind fall into the realm of delusion and fantasy.
In 1974 a man with a communications disorder made history when he ordered a pizza over the phone with a talking computer built by Michigan State University’s Artificial Language Laboratory. He tried calling Dominoes four times, but they thought it was a prank and hung up on him. But another pizza delivery service took the order.
Motherboard explores a unique church in the heart of Hollywood, Florida where the parishioners believe that immortality is attainable through the progression of science and technology. In addition to physical eternal life, they also believe that technology will advance to the point that humans will no longer have to endure the setbacks of a biological body through having their consciousness digitized into a computer.
In the future, men who cannot find a warm human lover will simply buy a robot wife that will be able to fulfill all of his needs, including sex…