WHO’S IN YOUR HEAD?
Are secret government agencies invading the minds of targeted individuals with inner voices?
Apparently a rapidly growing number of people believe the answer is yes and, moreover, that they have been designated as recipients. According to a lengthy feature article published in the Washington Post in January, a growing community of such people on the Internet is sharing their experiences and seeking relief from what they believe is a concerted government effort to interfere with their thoughts by beaming voices into their heads. The Post cites several secret programs which conceivably could be aimed at such an end.
That some people think voices are being sent into their heads is certainly nothing new. Nowadays many seem quite willing to believe that those with whom they disagree have certainly been manipulated by somebody evil. The term “tin foil hat” is a derisive epithet which has evolved to describe seemingly insane individuals who try to protect themselves from such voices by wearing tin foil over their heads. Such concerns are fueled by the ominous accounts surrounding well-known government mind control experiments in the ’50s and ’60s such as MK ULTRA.
One public area where remote mind control may have played a part is international chess. When competition between the U.S. and Soviet Union was at its fiercest, accusations of such tactics flew in both directions. Victor Korchnoi, the soviet defector, lost the world championship to Anatoli Karpov in 1978. He charged that a mysterious Dr. Kukhar, a soviet psychic, was sent to the game site in the Philippines to make sure that Korchnoi lost by projecting thoughts of failure into his head. Similar complaints had been heard, from both sides, in the 1972 bout between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky.
Scientist Tom Bearden is among those who have charged that the Soviets employed psychotronic weaponry capable of interfering with the minds of people at a distance. According to Bearden the Soviets, at one time, had 26 such devices. Today, there are some who argue the U.S.A.F. low-frequency H.A.A.R.P. antennae array in Alaska is for psychotronic warfare.
Recently researchers in Germany have announced development of a virtual mind-reading machine. By studying brain scans, scientists can learn with 70% accuracy the intention of a subject to add or subtract a pair of numbers. The technique, it is said, will eventually make it possible for paralyzed patients to perform complex tasks. As for the possible uses for interrogation, the ethical issues, it is said, should be debated.
Will the day ever come when Big Brother may be able not only to project voices into our heads but also to predict our response? The answer may not be clear now, but listen for voices with answers. They could be coming soon to a brain near you.
HERR HIMMLER AND THE HOLY GRAIL
Heinrich Himmler, Hitler’s second in command and head of the Nazi SS, apparently made a secret wartime visit to a Spanish abbey near Barcelona in a futile search for the Holy Grail. Believing that the cup which Jesus used at the last supper could make him a superman and win the war for Germany, Himmler brought his secret quest to the Montserrat Abbey. He came away empty handed, and, as they say, the rest is history.
According to a new book, The Desecrated Abbey, by Montserrat Rico Gogora, Himmler believed that Jesus, despite being declared king of the jews, was actually an Aryan. It seems that a line in Wagner’s opera Parsival which says the Grail was kept in “the marvellous castle of Monsalvat in the Pyrenees,” along with some other clues convinced Himmler that the Montserrat was, in fact, the place.
The Himmler/Grail story tends to reinforce other accounts, some popularized by Hollywood as in Raiders of the Lost Ark, indicating an occult basis for the third Reich, and to underscore the well-known esoteric principle that when great light is turned to darkness, the darkness can be very dark indeed.
BETTING ON INTUITION
Horse players and gamblers of all sorts take heart, intuition is getting some new respect; in fact science may be getting close to admitting that it actually exists. It might be a little late to the party, but that won’t be the first time. After all most people, no matter what the skeptics say, have known it all along.
According to a report from EpochTimes.com, new research is adding weight to the idea that you can be aware of things the usual five senses can’t. One recent study tracked the ability of a blind patient to tell researchers correctly whether photographs expressed fear, happiness, or other emotions. Evidence continues to mount that no animals were caught in the Asian tsunami of 2004—all apparently warned to flee by some unknown sensing method. In Canada, an experiment has demonstrated that subjects could flip a switch before a change was about to be made in images.
While some scientists feel that the studies indicate that there may be greater sensitivity than previously realized in the usual five senses, others think the case has been made for previously unrecognized sixth sense and possibly others. Our intuition, however, tells us the day when skeptics will concede the existence of even a sixth sense, is still going to be a long time coming. We might even bet on it.