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The Mind Manipulators: A Non-fiction Account Hardcover – July, 1978


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  • Hardcover: 539 pages
  • Publisher: Paddington Press; 1st edition (July 1978)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0448229773
  • ISBN-13: 978-0448229775
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.1 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #474,359 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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30 of 31 people found the following review helpful By New Age of Barbarism on January 23, 2006
Format: Hardcover
_The Mind Manipulators_ by Alan W. Scheflin and Edward M. Opton, Jr., published in 1978, is a fascinating account of the technologies of mind manipulation that are being used to subvert man's freedom and reduce him to a slave of his manipulators. Although somewhat dated, this book nevertheless remains very important for those who wish to understand the technological advances which have made possible mind manipulation and mind control on a massive scale. The book looks at cases of mind control including "brainwashing" and psychiatric coercion, emphasizing especially the role of individuals in the government who have sought to control the masses through these methods. The book also shows the use of mind manipulation among individuals deemed "efficiency experts", for police surveillance, and in the prison system. The book is neatly divided into chapters with titles such as the following:

Assaulting the Mind: The Rise of Mind Manipulation - provides an overview of the rise of mind manipulation, emphasizing its beginnings among "efficiency experts", including remarks on the Moscow Show Trials, and the CIA's role in mind control experimentation.

Laundering the Mind: Brainwashing - begins by examining the brainwashing phenomenon within communist countries, including the supposed brainwashing of Korean POWs, the brainwashing of Cardinal Mindszenty, and the emphasis on both Soviet and Chinese brainwashing. Also, this chapter includes a discussion of Charles Manson (arguing that his control over his followers was not actual brainwashing), the rise of religious cults (showing the role of cult deprogrammers and the conflict between freedom of religion and "freedom of thought"), and Patty Hearst (arguing that she was not actually brainwashed).
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on September 4, 1997
Format: Hardcover
While the book is not dealing with current issues of behavior modification, there are enough cases presented and enough sources cited to prove behavior modification is a reality. Every aspect is covered in a thorough manner from covert mind control to subtle overt society changes to Chemical Biological Warfare.

I really enjoyed the sections dealing with deliberate government intervention in modifying the countries outlook on the cold war. It not only showed that the cold war was fabricated, but that it was invented for malicious reasons.

A fascinating piece of work, well documented and well written. I wish there were more like it for current issues of a more covert nature.

Milton Bernheisel
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By AeroEngineer on September 25, 2014
Format: Hardcover
This is an important book but obviously it is dated and quite WRONG in many of its conclusions as to MKUltra/Mind Control reality. The authors are obviously very naive about the REAL WORLD of secret socities, Illuminati NWO psychopaths and sadomasichistic war mongers. Multiple personality has been around since at least since the Pharoahs and their hypno-programmed high priests which used ritual and human sacrifice/drugs etc for "initiation" into the mystery school tradition. This is not covered here. Regardless modern scientific mind control is linked to the occult intimately and started with the concentration camp as invented by the awful bloody British in the Boer War. Tavistock Institute is NOT discussed at all, nor is Lewins Topological Psychology(control the environment of the "subjects"). The Nazis conducted mass experiments in their concentration camps under Mengele who was active in the USA after the war in China Lake and other places. And this was before Cathy O'Brien, Brice Taylor, Fritz Springmeier, Aquino and a whole bunch of other people exposed this as well.

This book simply can't put together the pieces or ignores HUGE parts of the pieces like the secret societies(Freemasons,Illuminati, Assassins, JESUITS) and only barely mentions the work of others like Delgado. It also completely overlooks the electronic ELF aspects which ARE FACT not fiction. Another problem with this book is that it trusts, naively, government and those doctors working for the government(Illuminati) to tell the truth, balderdash. The highest technology NEVER makes its way to the popular conciousness because those who have it hide it.
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