Archive for the ‘Psychology’ Category
April 15, 2011: Ethan A. Huff / NaturalNews – April 15, 2011
Huxley’s “soma” from his book, Brave New World. And let’s not be naive, if they’re warning about this, it’s already reality… - SJH
It may sound like something out of a science fiction plot, but Oxford researchers say that modern conventional medicine is gradually developing ways to change the moral states of humans through pharmaceutical drugs, and thus control the way people think and act in various life situations.
These new drugs will literally have the ability to disrupt an individual’s personal morality, and instead reprogram that person to believe and do whatever the drug designer has created that drug to do.
“Science has ignored the question of moral improvement so far, but it is now becoming a big debate,” said Dr. Guy Kahane from the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics in the UK. “There is already a growing body of research you can describe in these terms. Studies show that certain drugs affect the ways people respond to moral dilemmas by increasing their sense of empathy, group affiliation and by reducing aggression.”
While this may sound good in theory, mind control is already a very dangerous side effect of existing drugs. Take the antidepressant drug Prozac, for instance, which has been known to cause those taking it to lash out in violent rages. One young boy murdered his father by beating him and stabbing him in the head, and hit his mother with a crowbar and stabbed her in the face, shortly after starting to take Prozac (http://www.naturalnews.com/News_000…).
But the kinds of drugs Kahane and his colleagues are referring to imply designer drugs specifically designed to not only alter one’s mental state, but also to change the way that person thinks about situations from a moral perspective. The end result is literally a type of drug-induced mind control where human subjects will be controlled by someone else, and unable to make conscious decisions for themselves.
Research on the subject, of course, tries to paint the idea of mind-control drugs in a positive light, suggesting that they could be used to help make the world a better place. Just imagine less violence, more trust, and more love, they say. This rhetoric, though, is really just a ploy to further numb the already mind-numbed masses into accepting the idea as a good thing.
Aldous Huxley – The Ultimate Revolution (Part 1)
Aldous Huxley -The Ultimate Revolution (Part 2)
The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: If you have never heard this interview with Huxley, now’s the time! - SJH
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February 5, 2011: Matt Ryan / Infowars.com - January 5, 2011
Recently, several videos of people falling as the result of staring in to the glow of their electronic mobile devices have become the focus of media attention.
This trend is becoming more and more prevalent as texting while walking is a major safety concern in cities such as New York and Los Angeles.
In a very Lemmings fashion, people are blindly walking off ledges, in to streets, and even in to fountains because they just can’t take their eyes off of the little screen in front of them.
In this first video [first video below] you see a 10-year-old boy playing a video game while going either to or from school in the subway.
Needless to say, while his attention was drawn to his video game, he continued to walk forward until he landed on the subway tracks below.
Thankfully, a bystander was quick to jump down and rescue the boy before a train arrived.
In another incident [second video below], highly publicized by the media, a woman was walking through the mall texting when she fell in to the fountain. The video below was taken by mall staff watching the CCTV cameras and having a chuckle at her expense. She has since threatened to file a lawsuit against the mall for failing to respond and allowing a mocking video to be leaked to YouTube by their employees.
It’s clear that a hazard is present here that wasn’t in generation’s past. Many people have become so infatuated with the content displayed on tiny LCD screens that they unconsciously throw their sense of well-being out the window in favor of finding out the latest gossip or achieving a high score.
Pedestrian texting isn’t the only major concern. A report out of the National Traffic and Safety Administration revealed that around 28 percent of all crashes in 2008 were caused by drivers in the age group of 18 and 29, who admitted to texting while driving. In that year alone, there were over 500 thousand accidents in the U.S. that resulted in bodily injury, and over 5,100 that resulted in death.
These examples really beg the question, are we as a society being hypnotized by our electronics?
10-Year-Old Boy Falls Onto Subway Tracks While Playing Video Games
Girl Falls In Mall Fountain While Texting
The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: Yet an another indictment of the pathetic state of our society! - SJH
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