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.
Abraham explains the secret of their new Guided Meditations CD and User Guide entitled “Getting Into The Vortex”. Then they comment upon the use and misuse of “effort”, and reveal the ultimate process – “The Big One” – for getting into the Vortex, where all dreams come true.
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.
Whatever happens in the next 1,000 years — whether we merge with machines or become them — one thing is certain: The human race is always changing — and the faster we change and branch out from Earth, the better chance we have of outrunning extinction.
In this amazing thought experiment, Alan Watts proposes that if you were God, with all the power in the universe at your disposal, you would eventually get tired of fulfilling all of your greatest fantasies and eventually choose to forget that you are God, in order to experience the amazing gift of Life as if for the very first time. If you were God, you would want to be surprised. And the life you are living — right now — is that surprise.