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Operation Mind Control (Fontana original)

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THE CIA... The making and unmaking of a killer... This is the most terrifying true story ever to emerge from the United States. Walter Bowart has uncovered a huge government 'cryptocracy' dedicated to controlling and manipulating human minds. Through hypnosis and drugs, ordinary citizens became CIA 'zombies': human computers, spies, trained assassins, with no control over ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 1st 1978 by Fontana (first published 1978)
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Jun 10, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Having the slightest interest in mind control, what it was all about, and having a strong desire to know once and for all if it was for real or not - I read this. This book shocked me which is hard to do. After reading this, there is no denying that mind control technology exists, and has existed for a very long time. The implications are terrifying, yet also explain many recent mysteries and conspiracy theories throughout the past several decades. A must-read for anyone even slightly interested ...more
Feb 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"While propaganda, disinformation, misinformation, and assassination have all played an important role in bringing the American democracy to heel, mind control holds its future. It is not surprising that under the label of national security the cryptocracy should seek to control minds. Nor can it come as a surprise that the cryptocracy (always in the vanguard of technology) should develop efficient methods of mind control. But that the legal machinery of the Constitution of the United States sho ...more
Apr 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Almost vintage today, well documented and a vital exclamation mark about what powers unchecked will always lead to.
Written first in 1977, Bowart does a good job of lining up first person narratives with by that time declassified files about the absolutely most bizarre fields of focus and practice of the secret services business.
All well researched and known today, but in his time the first senate hearings started about so-called national security clearance projects and a lot of inhumane practice
Keith Peck
Dec 20, 2015 rated it liked it
This book + Streiber's Communion = The X-Files. It's factually suspect but an interesting sojourn through '90s era tinfoil hat era paranoia. It blends Roswell, LSD, the CIA, and Ronald Reagan's (alleged) sex slaves.
Oct 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A must read for an insight into how mind control works and how sophisticated the process must be by now, seeing that the US government has been using it for at least 50 years, if not more!
Tsheola Asavela
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Truth seekers and History and/or Political scholars
Having wanted to read this book for many years, and finally having it and getting blown out of my mind... I think this is one of the most important works of our time which, should never be underrated nor hidden from society. Personally, it cleared the foggy parts and filled in the gaps I had on the subject matter. Definitely a collector's item.
Alexander McLeese
Feb 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
One of the best books out there when it comes to the topic of mind control, covering the history of, the various governmental, military and CIA programs and experiments that came from them, the use of those under varying types of mind control in operations etc. If possible i would advise those wishing to read it to try and get a copy of the researchers edition
Patrick  Walker
Jan 03, 2019 rated it it was ok
A bit dated. And I have to question the judgement of anyone who thought L. Ron Hubbard was "on to something".
Prasanna Venkatesh
May 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Really terrifying book. Un imaginable truth. Any one can be hypnotised and used to do any task without their knowledge..people who read this just imagine what if u are being used by any hypnotist and still u dont know it, it will be shocking. But some pages of this book are boring.
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