Considerations For Targeted Individual Populations Suffering Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Abuse in Tandem with their Targeting

The paranoid fear in many men who are batterers and perpetrators of domestic violence and intimate partner abuse can cause them to suffer delusions. Because of this, they may believe their wives, girlfriends, or intimate partners are “whores” and “prostitutes” who are having sex with other men. Or other outlandish beliefs that are delusions and hallucinations emanating out of a sick and twisted mind.

The great spectacle known as the sermo generalis, were public rituals of punishment and humiliation designed to shame the convicted (Murphy, 2012). Punishments like the wearing of a Scarlet Letter (“A” for adultery) as written in the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne or being locked up in a public stockade with a display telling the public what wrongs you had committed. For Unlawful Cardinal Knowledge. Progroms of conversions had begun long before any centralized, official inquisition was put into place. Although this behavior has been an ever-present theme for humanity, it has thereby transformed itself from one mode to the next. We see one of the most visible harbingers for change during the rise of Inquisitions during the 15th century.

The Inquisition would last some 350 years, and would not begin to wane until the early part of the 1820s. It would survive in Spain until 1834 where a royal decree would abolish them forever (Murphy, 2012). Yet, following the end of the Inquisitions, humanity would experience various extermination campaigns of targeted populations during the slavery era of antebellum in the United States, whereupon winning freedom for black slaves many slave owners exacted their authority to punish their possession by executing their slaves rather than granting them their freedom. Then, early in the 20th century, various medical doctors were allowed to conduct human experimentation on populations of people deemed “non-valuable”; prison inmates (Cina & Perper, 2010). Following all this, one of the grandest on a global scale, the German Jewish Holocaust of World War II in which German Jewish were systematically executed in gas chambers and used as human science experiments (Santner, 1990).

The last notable action of the Holy Roman Inquisition occurred in 1858 in Bologna, Papal States, when agents of the Inquisition removed a 6-year-old Jewish boy, Edgardo Mortara, from his family. When the Roman Catholic authorities learned the young boy was secretly baptized by his nursemaid who feared the young boy’s fate upon the boy’s falling ill and possibly dying from disease. Church law made it illegal for a Catholic to be raised by Jews. So, Pope Pius IX took the boy in and raised him as a Roman Catholic. The boy would go on to become a priest (Murphy, 2012).

Far from an actual execution, one might surmise the removal of the child was more of an act geared toward the extermination of the young boy’s DNA. For who’s to say if the young boy, if allowed to live with his Jewish family, might not have gone on to marry and produce children of his own. Thereby, propagating the seed of his own family lineage.

It was not only those who were accused of “Judaizing”, converting back to their former Jewish faith, a variety of specific transgressions were punishable by Inquisition including solicitations of sex by clergy in the confessional. The connection here I would like to make to my specific targeting as a woman and the delusion belief held by some men of my being (identity) as “nothing more than a whore” or in other words, “prostitute” and the reason behind my electronic targeted assaults and psychotronic torture would be to target me with illness and harassment because of some expressed mal behavior (Van Brunt, Murphy, Pescara-Kovach, Crance, 2019). This plays into rape myths and the notion “that somehow the woman was asking to be raped” (Kosloski, Diamond-Welch & Mann, 2018).

Once we consider the purpose of Inquisitions as a program of persecution and forcible conversion to undermined a community’s identity, as is the case with the Targeted Individual population, and that despite “converting to the wishes of their persecutors,” like many new Jews who had accepted Christianity were regarded by many Old Christians with suspicion as “Judaizers” or “Crypto-Jews” who secretly held fast to their former beliefs, we can come to an understanding that Inquisitions have never really left us. That it has, in fact, only transformed themselves a new.

And if we consider that the purpose of programs of persecution and forcible conversion undermined the right of the individual to their possessed identity, just as the Jews who had been forced to accepted Christianity, despite the turning of their will to the wishes of their persecutors — New Christians — were regarded by many Old Christians with suspicion as “Judaizers” or “crypto-Jews” who secretly held fast to their faith.”

“Does this not sound eerily similar to the plight of the Targeted Individual suffering electronic targeted assaults and psychotronic torture? That perhaps some type of “betrayal had in fact occurred” in the Targeted Individual’s life and that this “breach of contract” was in fact some informal, social, unspoken, unbreakable bond?

The phenomenon of programs of persecution and forcible conversion to undermine individual and community identity was built on former practices, policies, and protocols that targeted various outcast populations. It depends on the same old mechanisms; established cultural myths that exact punishment through law. Albeit, governed by a quasi-militarized, philanthropic law. Its protege of the Spanish Inquisition, censors wielding inkpots to blot out entire identities in campaigns targeting vulnerable and powerless populations (Mayer, 2016). It’s the extermination of the “undesirables” in a campaign by those who espouse a form of superior supremacy over “Other”. It’s the racially coded rhetoric wielded by the far-right radical liberal Republican during the Obama administration in what would appear as a manifestation of a mass crisis of white Republican masculinity (Mayer, 2016). It’s the usurpation of someone’s financial rights through criminal grand theft or similar to the denial of expressive sexual identity by rendering the libido of the individual; silento. (Walker, 1998; Barna, 2021). Or the silencing by Betty Broderick of her ex-husband and new wife through homicide. An absolute and altogether denial of civil rights. The only difference is that adultery is no longer considered a criminal offense. If sexual deviance still had been considered a crime, we would require more houses to pen in immoral sexual behaviors than there would be actual places to build homes. Yes, Bill Clinton was impeached but was he ever incarcerated for “not having sex with that girl”?

“Because I am a woman, it’s hard for me to believe that my Group (Gang) Stalking with electronic targeted physical assault and psychotronic torture isn’t about my sex.”

We need to consider the connection of an outside influence (by-proxy) operating in the context of the abuse in cases of Targeted Individual populations suffering electronic physical assaults and psychotronic torture in tandem with domestic violence (Mendoza, Diaz & Carbajal, 2021).

As a victim of domestic violence, it’s hard for me to believe that my family is solely responsible for my individual targeting. And this provides the actual perpetrator of the targeted assaults and torture a convenient place to hide because this is a repeated vocal perspective on the part of many victims of domestic violence and intimate partner violence. This leads me to believe that the perpetrator of the actual orchestrator of my targeting maybe someone well versed in criminal investigations and police procedures. If he/she is, this fact would be well known to them and it would give them an excellent opportunity to manipulate and exploit a domestic violence/intimate partner case as well as hide his role in the crime.

Source:

Barna, Karen. (2021). Signs, Symbols, Icons, and Indexes: How to Understand and Appreciate Art Analysis. ProclivitysPrincipleWisdom.medium.com. Published May 30, 2021. Retrieved online October 13, 2021. https://proclivitysprinciplewisdom.medium.com/signs-symbols-icons-and-indexes-how-to-understand-and-appreciate-art-analysis-1b86c210994a

Cina, Stephen & Perper, Joshua. (2010). When Doctors Kill: Who, Why and How. New York. Copernicus Books.

Kosloski, Anne E., Diamond-Welch, Bridget K., & Mann, Olivia. (2018). “The Presence of Rape Myths in the Virtual World: A Qualitative Textual Analysis of the Steubenville Sexual Assault Case.” Violence and Gender. Vol. 5, №3. Published online Oct. 5, 2018.

Mayer, Jane. (2016). Dark Money: the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right. New York. Doubleday.

Mendoza, Olga; Diaz, Renán; & Carbajal, Maria. (2021) “Feminicide Violence Before and During the COVID-19 Health Emergency.” Violence and Gender. Vol. 8, №3. Published in September 2021 issue.

Murphy, Cullen. (2012). God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the making of the modern world. Boston, Mass. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Santner, Eric L. (1990). Stranded Objects: Mourning, Memory, and Film in Postwar Germany. Ithaca, New York. Cornell University Press.

Van Brunt, Brian; Murphy, Amy; Pescara-Kovach, Lisa; Crance, Gina-Lyn. “Early Identification of Grooming and Targeting in Predatory Sexual Behavior on College Campuses.” Violence and Gender. Vol. 6, №1. March 11, 2019.

Walker, Michelle Boulous. (1998). Philosophy and the Maternal Body: Reading silence. New York. Routledge.

“God’s Jury” and the Modern Inquisitorial Process of Creating Modern Service Security Surveillance Systems with Right Wing Dark Money 

Edward Sorel’s illustration from the cover of “God’s Jury” by Cullen Murphy

A few years back, well maybe more than just a few years back, my dad was still alive. I was greeted at the lunch meat counter at my local Ewing Shop Rite by an old acquaintance. Will call him “Joe.” He was a former acquaintance from a former lifetime.

But in order for you to understand the whole picture of my story, I need to explain a few things. The time period this “meeting” occurred in was a few years after a sexual assault I reported to my local prosecutor’s office. I was sexually assaulted by a person I was familiar with and with whom I trusted. Following the tragic and sudden death of a close relative, I relapsed into drug use again after 5 years of sobriety. After this sudden death, I had begun to work out a lot to ward off the anxiety I felt about not being accepted by my family. As a result, I lost a lot of weight. One night, while out with one of my “friends,” my “friend” kept encouraging me to use again. I resisted attempts several times and, then, at the last moment, before leaving the bar, I gave in. This was the point of a trajectory.

When women are sexually assaulted while actively using drugs or alcohol as part of their lifestyle choice, they are usually recommended to a rehabilitation center. A few years after my sexual assault, I was forced into treatment. I then made a conscious decision to never use street drugs again and to distance myself as far as I could from the people I had previous associations with. That was in 2006. Although I would still imbibe alcohol a few times a week, I had come to a point in which I could actively imagine a better lifestyle for myself, free from my former associations.

Then, one day at the lunch meat counter, “Joe” tried to strike up a conversation with me. He asked me about a former boyfriend I had dated while I was between the ages of 19 and 20 years old. Let’s call him “Dean.” I was very cold and stand-offish to “Joe” because he had instructed “Dean” to push my head into a couch chair and hold it there one day while “Dean” and I were in the middle of an argument. Because of Joe’s guidance, Dean physically assaulted me. Because of this I always viewed “Joe” as a predator and most likely a psychopath. Who encourages a guy to physically assault a woman? Aren’t men supposed to respect a lady? I don’t believe anything that comes out of this man’s mouth. Joe was also with a woman at the lunch meat counter who had light reddish-blonde hair, and I believe light-colored eyes although my memory is a little faulty. Joe kept referencing this woman with glances for guidance from here. Joe apologized to me and said he truly didn’t have any memory of those specific events. He said he was “sorry” and asked if “I would forgive him?” I looked at him like he was a plague of locus come to destroy my crops. I said, “No.” I couldn’t care less if he could not remember those events from that day or not, and I told him in no uncertain terms, to basically, “FUCK OFF!” I told him I had been so far removed from my former lifestyle I used to entertain in my early adulthood that I didn’t want to know any of those people anymore. Recovery is about avoiding people, places, and things and also because I believed that probably half of my former associations were either psychopaths or sociopaths. People who had been ill-informed about the purpose of life, just like myself. The lifestyle I had led, active in the drug culture and bar scene, no longer plagued me simply because I actively chose recovery and now preferred a healthy lifestyle. I told him I was healthy and a practicing vegan and exercising daily. He then told me that he had “cancer” and was “dying” and “would I please forgive him.” This is the classic ploy of psychopath/sociopath. A “feel sorry for me” game card pulled from the trickster’s bag of tricks. They feign some type of “struggle” and try to win you to their side through sympathy. I’ve seen it a million times.

I believe Joe’s occupation is as a day contractor, although I’m not certain of this. But, in any event, why would I grant a liar forgiveness? I could feel the aversion toward Joe and Dean reverberate in every part of my body. I had allowed myself to be manipulated by men who were rotten and no good for me. Joe had asked if “I wanted to see Dean again.” I thought to myself, “What the fuck do you think?” I replied, “No.”

Honestly, I might have never come to this point in my recovery unless I had been raped which ended the trajectory events, a trajectory that started with my relapse in 2003. A distasteful and bitter pill to swallow; it truly was a revelation that unveiled itself before my eyes. It had somehow pulled all those dark puzzle pieces together to show me that what I had been doing was seriously wrong, even though I secretly knew this deep down inside of me. Such are the lies we tell ourselves. I believed that “my drug use was okay” because “everybody I knew was doing it.” I had even heard of some professional doctors who did it. And besides, these people were my “friends.” Certainly, a friend wouldn’t victimize me. Would they?

Of all the Creepypasta, this story could make one of the best urban legends although it is far from being a myth. The story where the girl who believes it’s okay to get drunk or use street drugs because everyone, she is with, is also doing it. And so, she must somehow be “safe” is far more common than you think. The myth that “surely these people would “respect” me because we commonly identify with one other” is never a certainty. In fact, when considering the nature of man, it is mostly not true. How could a bunch of people that don’t know how to respect themselves be informed about how to respect others? So, my cold and stand-offish stance towards Joe was a psychic defense elicited by a predator who had presented himself to me. I was trying to stay safe.

Shortly after this, my electronic and psychotronic targeting and torture began. I became known as a Targeted Individual. How does this play into the possible reasons for my targeting? Honestly, I don’t know, simply because there are so many other events to consider in my timeline as well.

The most important point I want to make regarding my electronic targeting, psychotronic torture, and group (gang) stalking is this. Over the platform Quora.com, when I discussed my experiences as a Targeted Individual. I was greeted with a response from a man, presumably white, who informed me “it’s because you can’t imagine something better for yourself.” What the fuck? Really? That’s the reason!? The reason I deserve to be tortured and punished!? This means the reason for my targeting is rooted in difference. It is rooted in the difference of identity. It is rooted in the things that divide us and not join us together. The targeting implies that I am not favored because I don’t belong to the right “social grouping.” This is an age-old phenomenon that has gone by many names throughout human history. Most noted for these horrors, based in difference of identity, were the Jewish and Christian holy wars from the Bible (Pagels, 1995), witch trials (Hill, 2002) and other religious inquisitions as well as the many genocides that have taken place over the ages (Santner, 1990). We could look to more modern events like what happened in Charlottesville Virginia. Where on August 11–12, 2017 a Unite the Right Rally took place. Many far-right supporters of white supremacy actively protested including the groups alt-right, neo-Confederates, neo-fascists, white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Klansmen, and various right-wing militias. As a result, conflict, and fights broke out when counter-protestors supporting the proposed removal of the statue of General Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville’s former Lee Park. Later a counter-protestor was killed by rally participants who purposefully and willfully drove his car into the crowd (Berreby, 2018, pp.48–49). It is far more than a science of race. It is a science of psychoanalysisobject relations, and identity. The “feverish pitch” that ensues after the realization of a collective narcissistic wound suffered, has marked historical events like the end of World War I and the events that spoked the Charlottesville race riots. Facts tying events of white supremacy and a crisis of white masculinity, to a prior time in American presidential history, when a black Senator from Illinois took the oval office which was immediately followed by a fascist leader.

“In a review of Cullen Murphy’s book, Edward Peters writes, “Murphy ponders ‘what . . . any inquisition really is: a set of disciplinary practices targeting specific groups, codified in law, organized systematically, enforced by surveillance, exemplified by severity, sustained over time, backed by institutional power, and justified by a vision of the one true path. Considered that way, the Inquisition is more accurately viewed not as a relic, but as a harbinger.’ In this sense then, Jane Mayer, author of “Dark Money” writes, ‘Cullen Murphy finds the ‘inquisitorial impulse’ alive, and only too well, in our [modern] world.’”

Subnote: My original studies began with an investigation into religious philosophy as I was educated in a Roman Catholic school system for 13 years. Later I would take up Bible study in my young adult life, between the ages of 23–25. As a result of my early education, I was influenced to pursue readings in religious philosophy as conflict is often rooted in differences of religious identity (Capp, 2009).

Sources:

Berreby, David. “The Things That Divide Us”National Geographic Magazine. April 2018. Vol. 233, №4. pp.46–67. “We are wired at birth to tell Us from Them and to favor our own group.” The focus of this special issue is on race, Black and White, and group identity.

Capps, D. “God Diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder.” Pastoral Psychol 58, 193–206 (April 2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11089-008-0139-9

Hill, Frances. (2002). A Delusion of Satan: The full story of the Salem witch trials. Cambridge, Mass. Da Capo Press. Original copyright 1995.

Mayer, Jane. (2016). Dark money: the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right. New York. Doubleday.

Murphy, Cullen. (2012). God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the making of the modern world. Boston, Mass. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Pagels, Elaine. (1995). The Origins of Satan. New York. Random House. The focus of this book is on the New Testament gospels following the fall of Christ and how the character “Satan” develops during this historic and influential time period.

Peters, Edward. “God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World, by Cullen Murphy.” The Washington Post. Book Review. Published on January 13, 2012. Retrieved online September 28, 2021. https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/gods-jury-the-inquisition-and-the-making-of-the-modern-world-by-cullen-murphy/2012/01/02/gIQAT1iywP_story.html

Santner, Eric L. (1990). Stranded Objects: Mourning, Memory, and Film in Postwar Germany. Ithaca, New York. Cornell University Press.

How Loss of Identity is Achieved through Combined Acts of Narcissism and Group (Gang-Related) Psychology: An analysis

In the study of human medicine, there are patients known and termed “resistant to treatment.” I believe a percentage of the population of people that make up the group known as Targeted Individuals may be patients diagnosed as “resistant to treatment.” The only way forced treatment can occur is if you become a ward of the state through incarceration, you have been committed by a psychiatrist and deemed unable to interpret reality or care for oneself because of a mental diagnosis. Or you have given over your body to experimental science to be experimented on for payment. The latter scenario is more a business arrangement than a forced condition by a state authority or medical doctors. We can certainly compare Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel’s chapter on Narcissism and Group Psychology to uncover and understand how the psychopathological thinking of one in a superior position of power (say a medical doctor or nurse) might disguise his/her true anal sadistic character thru professional occupation, and attempt to “cure” all human ills. The comparative illustration that Chasseguet-Smirgel supplies us with, in her book Creativity and Perversion, is in her analysis of a film “The Corpse Incinerator.” A movie shown in Paris during the 1970s and one that was not shown for any considerable length of time. The story is of a criminal pervert necrophile, which although different from the those carrying out gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture, makes a perfect example to demonstrate the metempsychosis that in all things annihilation does not exist and that things simply “change form.” In the “changing of form,” we can illustrate the victim’s impending “loss of identity.”

To briefly summarize Chassegeut-Smirgel’s analysis of the storyline in the movie “The Corpse Incinerator” a pervert necrophile is a crematorium worker who perceives death as a beautiful thing. His philosophical logic is Death frees one from the soul (the body). The body is clearly likened to a “blemish” that the main character in the movie helps to get rid of. The main character himself will become the murderer of his wife and children because they have “impure blood” in them. Here is the thinking of the pervert carrying out acts of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture against a population of labeled “schizophrenics” and/or the “mentally ill” who, by interpretation of the gang stalking narratives, may have been diagnosed as “resistant to treatment” and/or “cannot imagine anything better for themselves,” as one man over Quora.com expressed to me when I discussed my experiences with gang stalking and targeted electronic physical assault and psychotronic torture. He spoke to me as if I was an annoyance, a petty inconvenience he had to put up with. In the movie, the human body clearly becomes “a blemish” in society that must be expunged at all cost thru the incinerator at the crematorium. In a similar vein, the “imposed treatments” of targeted electronic physical assault and psychotronic torture are meant to annihilate and transform the victim. We can certainly connect this logic to my Quora “friend” who was incredibly helpful in disclosing his own psychopathological way of thinking to me. The main character of this movie imagines a huge collective crematorium where he will offer up his services to the German Nazi and he will end in believing he is the Dalai Lama.

We can, thru comparative religious study, compare the use of mysticism in ancient Egyptian religious worship and the creation of a capacitor attached to images of the Baghdad Battery on wall relief at Hathor and boxes inlaid with metal where they may have believed they had actually divined the power of Ra, the sun god, through a magical box. Thus, we see, and can interpret man’s “God Complex.” In the movie, we see the use of mysticism to magnify the power of the pervert to remove all “fecal character to transform excrement into gold and to transform digestion — which in the movie is combustion, just like incineration — into a marvelous alchemy freeing the soul from the body which is nothing more than refuse” (Chassegeut-Smirgel, 1984)Bela Grunberger (1959), and a contemporary psychoanalyst to Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel, wrote of the element of digestion in the anal sadistic universe as “digestion as a fragmentation of ingested food and its degradation into less and less differentiated elements, which progressively lose their former peculiarities, and forming finally a homogeneous mass, the fecal bolus” (Chassegeut-Smirgel, 1984). Those who have been electronically targeted have previewed the pervert’s anal-sadistic universe and it is one that can be described as an act, sustaining a fantasy where breaking down the barriers which separate individual from individual (doctor from patient, brother from sister, daughter from father, child from adult, the molecules in the body from each other) the fantasy destroys reality and creates an alternate one. An alternate reality where all differences are abolished. And here we have the pervert who does not respect the boundaries of another person’s being. As certain parts of the body remain private and secluded, off-limit boundaries that aren’t meant to be touched as the Constitutional Doctrines imply, the anal sadistic pervert breaches the imposed legal limits and violates the liberty and freedom of the individual (Minnesota State University, Constitutional Amendment Summary, 2021). And here, of course, of specific interest is the Fourth Amendment. The ambiguity in this principle astounds me and we can uncover journal articles that clearly provide examples the criminal act of rape has still been a perplexing “concept in crisis” as rape myths still proliferate our culture (Conaghan, 2019; Chiroro, Bohner, Viki & Jarvis, 2004). If we have, at this late date in the history of humanity, a “concept in crisis” regarding sexual assault because of these rape myths, then imagine what type of crisis we have in concepts advancing technologies in science such as cloning and neuroethical issues in brain initiatives. “In the name of advancement of the sciences,” other specific social groups and radical right-wing conservative liberals, who want to remain unregulated by government interference and totally free to do as they please. We have seen when and where medical authorities have violated the medical and ethical guidelines of certain people. Concerns have now shifted from cloning to neuroethical issues in the ethical research of brain initiatives. Some of the latest research developments are utilizing electromagnetic frequency on the brain as well as optic light sources to control animal emotions like fear, aggression, sadness, as well as clinical depression. These latest neurological research projects may certainly help treat feelings of emotional fear for terminally ill patients facing end-of-life decisions.

In recounting my experiences with targeted electronic physical assault and psychotronic torture, I have established a connection when recording my blood sugar and blood pressure readings to analyze dated events of targeted electronic physical assaults and psychotronic torture. When I am targeted electronically and psychotronically and forced into a stupor to sleep, and which happened again yesterday on 9/11, I observe through routine blood sugar checks an increase in my blood sugar readings. An increase of 40 to 50 points. I believe this is due because sleeping during the night I am less inclined to drink water and to have an additional period of sleep during the day as well, were there is reduced activity and the ability to drink water creates this same scenario for dehydration. The stress of the targeting has also has taken its toll on my blood pressure and anxiety levels. I am almost inclined to believe these targeted electronic assaults, as well as psychotronic torture, are meant as palliative hospital care because I refuse psyche treatment programs. Although when these electronically induced sedative sleeps occur, I directly witness a reduction in blood pressure and I attribute it to someone trying to treat my medical comorbidity from afar and as someone clandestinely trying to “treat disease.” Possibly an impostor who, hiding behind some veil of concealment, as in the movie “The Corpse Incinerator,” is carrying out a perverted fantasy as a competent employed citizen. I had previously stated in the study of human medicine there are patients known and diagnosed as “resistant to treatment.” I am certainly one of these psychiatric patients, and my father was a hospice patient. As a patient resistant to “treatment” I professed my right to choose my own forms of mind-altering substances and that included religious beliefs. As there exist many individuals who despise religion because they believe it “hampers progress,” not unlike the radical right conservative-liberal that believe government interference hampers progress. Taking someone’s belief in God away thru the use of mystical illusion rooted in physics is a violation of someone’s first amendment rights.

I want to be clear to note this phenomenon of targeted electronic assaults and psychotronic torture clearly hints toward purposes in palliative care in the area of hospice type arrangements. Sedating the terminally ill or making one believe they are “terminal” or experiencing psychotic hallucinations. This is a hint towards my father’s end-stage of life care and his personal experience with targeted electronic physical assaults as he conveyed them to me.

The one term alluded to, but never spoken of, by Michel Foucault in his book The History of Sexuality, according to Alenka Zupančič, is the term human unconscious. And how the human unconscious can influence a doctor’s imposed choice to medically treat certain vulnerable, disadvantaged, and marginalized groups because they are the “blemished” and make excellent research test subject fodder.

Sources:

Chasseguet-Smirgel, Janine. (1984). Creativity and Perversion. London. Free Association Books.

Chiroro, P., Bohner, G., Viki, G., & Jarvis, C. (2004). Rape Myth Acceptance and Rape Proclivity. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19(4), 427–442.

Conaghan, .J. (2019). The Essence of Rape. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 39(1). The article states, “If we can’t say what rape is, how can we struggle against it.” This very question is at the heart of the criminal activity called Gang Stalking, Targeted Electronic Physical Assault, and Psychotronic Torture. It becomes an ambiguous term that although covered broadly by federal laws, uncovering the identity of the perpetrators becomes a difficult and tedious task leaving many targeted people without resources abandoned, placed in a difficult position, and without help. After the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack on May 6, 2021, the identity of the perpetrators were only uncovered with extensive federal resources of the FBI, Department of Justice, and federal intelligence community.

Foucault, Michel. (1978). The History of Sexuality. New York. Pantheon Books.

Zupančič, Alenka & , (2016). Biopolitics, Sexuality and the Unconscious. Paragraph, 39(1), 49–64.

Minnesota State University. Constitutional Amendment Summary. Retrieved online September 12, 2021. https://mankato.mnsu.edu/constitution-day/the-constitution/constitutional-amendments-summary/

Sanders, Laura. “Can privacy coexist with technology that reads and changes brain activity?” Science & Society. Sciencenews.org. Published February 11, 2021. Retrieved online September 12, 2021.

DCODE by Discovery. (2019). “Coakroach and Brain Cell Hacking. YouTube.com Published January 23, 2019. Retrieved online September 12, 2021. U.S. scientists turn cockroaches into living robots, and another team claims it has found a way to switch emotion-controlling human brain cells off at a click of a buttonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN2t4HvT9LY

Barna, Karen. (2021). Bondage and Discipline and The Making of New Markets for Commercial Consumer fetishism in the Era of e-Stimulation. Medium.com. Published February 13, 2021. Retrieved online September 12, 2021. https://proclivitysprinciplewisdom.medium.com/bondage-and-discipline-and-the-making-of-new-markets-for-commercial-consumer-fetishism-in-the-era-d240e7ac2eb9

How Gang Stalking with Electronic Targeted Assault Contributed to My Loss of Identity: One person’s private account

On September 3rd I had a doctor’s appointment. A very important doctor’s appointment because I had stopped going to the doctor’s office visits and I had stopped taking my medications because of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults. My blood pressure reading was high while I was in the office so my doctor refilled my medications and asked me to keep a log of my morning blood pressure readings as well as a blood sugar log. I have several chronic conditions. These are only two of them. I’m not going to share each day’s reading results but I will share with you the effects of electronic targeted physical assaults. See if you can notice a change? The entry log reads as follows:

Sept. 4, 2021

7:18 AM Blood Pressure Reading — — 7:21 AM Blood Sugar Reading — —

(I washed and showered)

Sept. 5, 2021

7:40 AM Blood Pressure Reading — — 7:43 AM Blood Sugar Reading — —

(I washed and showered)

Sept. 6, 2021 (Labor Day)

9:15 AM Blood Pressure Reading — — 9:18 AM Blood Sugar Reading — —

(I DID NOT wash and shower)

Sept. 7, 2021

9:53 AM Blood Pressure Reading — — 9:57 AM Blood Sugar Reading — —

(I DID NOT wash and shower)

Sept. 8, 2021

10:12 AM Blood Pressure Reading — — 10:16 AM Blood Sugar Reading — —

(I DID NOT wash and shower. I did not wash and shower until September 9th)

Did you notice something the change? If you take notice, the time changes as I was initially waking up early to bathe, monitor my blood pressure, and record my blood sugar. I stopped taking daily showers as well. This is how electronic targeted physical assaults affect me. And as a result, I have suffered a loss of identity because of it. Electronic targeted assaults make it virtually impossible for a person to exercise and properly care for themselves. As a result, I cannot stay as healthy as I possibly can by keeping my blood pressure as well as my blood sugar in check through routine exercise and simple physical movement because it psychotronically incapacitates me.

In addition, my electronic targeted assaults sedates me and makes me drowsy so I doze off to sleep making me less active. It has also caused me to become dehydrated from a lack of drinking water. Dehydration, in turn, can increases glucose and sodium in the bloodstream. My targeting is making it impossible for me to control my blood pressure as well as my blood sugar through physical exercise and simple routine movement. As a result, I have to depend on pharmaceuticals to do this for me. Drugs are big business. Some might even say Dark Business infiltrated with Dark Money. I mean who can benefit from my FSA and HSA spending dollars (welfare healthcare insurance stipend)? Obama/NJ Family Care State-Run Health Care?

Since the collapse of the modern industrial economy and the beginning of the post-industrial economy (the service economy) and following the events of the Great Recession in 2008/2009 America has become familiar with a narrative. It is a narrative in reports for Gang Stalking with Electronic Targeted as well as Electronic Targeted Physical Assaults and Psychotronic Torture. It is hard for an average Joe to understand whether these accounts are real or fake as many people blame the reports on “mentally ill” “deluded” individuals who are in need of “therapy.” And in some cases that may be the case. It is so easy to blame others via snap judgments without proper investigatory work and a clear understanding of the phenomenon. For example, it’s easy to blame social welfare recipients by claiming their “lazy” and “stupid.” Everything we encounter and observe isn’t as it presents itself to be all the time. Often there are entire stories to be told that remain hidden beneath the surface of superficiality. Some narrative reports definitely seem petty accusations not rooted in sound logic. For example, one person reported she was gang stalked while she was in a McDonald’s drive-thru line waiting to be served when some guy pulled right in front of her, cut her off, and prevented her from being the next person served. Clearly, it may also be the lack of linguistic skills in accurately detailing events of their history and a person’s ability to accurately understand and have knowledge of what the phenomenon actually consists of. Some people believe the government is covertly manipulating them in clandestine CIA “mind control” programs which there is no evidence to support government involvement. It in all likelihood is the result of organized criminal behavior and community stalking in behavior that demonstrates a certain pattern of conduct.

For me, in my personal narrative, the reason for my targeting has been a forced loss of identity. Where once I awoke early each morning to exercise and maintain a healthy weight, I have become morbidly obese through forced sedation, remotely and clandestinely delivered, by someone holding a handheld device or “God in a Box”. If you haven’t read an account of ancient man’s attempt attempts to develop ancient forms of technology and seduce onlookers with the magic of electricity utilizing the Baghdad Battery, please click on the following link —ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TECHNOLOGY: A Form of Egyptian Electricity, The Baghdad Battery, and A Visitation in the Night — Proclivities’ Principle Wisdom (wordpress.com).

A loss of identity may be a welcomed event such as in divorce or a loss of a job one might despise. But a loss of identity can be painful and difficult as in when someone losses their legs in a catastrophic accident. The Gang Stalking narrative of victims in a research report that investigated individual accounts of victims who had been gang stalked definitely suggests this. Thru forced incurred losses, the victim losses their former identity to now become “a victim of gang stalking” and one suffering stolen identity. A person can be changed mentally when events take away persons, places, and things. This is how the natural course of aging and maturity happens. If you think about the loss of identity suffered by the aged, you can certainly understand William Shakespeare’s quote that begins “Life is but a stage…” If you think about the loss of identity suffered by violent crime we can look to Ariel Castro. Ariel Castro’s teenage victims clearly suffered a premature loss of identity as we can definitively say these teenagers went from high school students, someone’s dependent child cared for by a loving parent, and someone’s close classmate and friend to kidnapped victim, incarcerated in a house, chained to a bed and raped daily. Those events forever changed their identity. They would never go back to just being regular teenagers. They became women of rape at an early age. What caused Amanda Berry to flee Castro’s home? Amanda Berry decided to flee the house because she gave birth to a baby girl as a result of rape. When the child became the age of 5, she began to ask questions about Amanda’s shackles and chains. She was told by her mother they were just “bracelets.” Amanda’s daughter would also be denied the privilege of attending school for fear Amanda’s identity (now a kidnap victim who had been a missing child) would be found out.

If you connect the dots from the familiar scenes of kidnapping and the usurpation of freedoms Targeted Individuals suffer in everyday life, you can come to an understanding how this is human behavior following a course of conduct (supporting a victim narrative) that demonstrates a very similar pattern in semiotics and language; denial of rights. Albeit, a language that remains mostly silent and explicitly unspoken and hidden. Knowledge in reading silence and symbolism is required to understand this type of phenomenon. Furthermore, in the study of psychoanalysis, there are two fault lines that represent acts of extreme terrorism. We consider acts of extreme terrorism as those acts carried out by foreign nationals on American domestic soil and behavior demonstrating a certain pattern of conduct. But the same two fault lines appear in relatively minor acts of what could certainly be considered forms of domestic terrorism; gang stalking violence and mass random shootings. The first psychic fault line of masculinity involves gender and selfhood in relation to women and femininity. That is to say, not being a little girl. The second psychic fault line of masculinity involves being an adult man and not a little boy; unhumiliated. That is to say, not a little boy humiliated by a father or other adult male relative. This primarily has been statistically analyzed in patterns of male-to-male aggression as well as theorized by Freudian psychology to be primarily a male-to-male affair or the original father-to-son affair; humiliation that provokes male-to-male violence. However, this does not address the male-to-female affair and the paranoid-schizoid personality constellation of men who rape women nor does it address the female-to-female affair. We know from statistics that a small population of women commit violent acts. The work of Melanie Klein has primarily been concerned with this mother-to-son affair as well as the mother-to-daughter affair in regard to female masculinities and the violence against Other. A key feature of this psychic theatrical stage is an act of humiliation or perceived humiliation.

We can certainly go on to surmise this to be, at least one reason, in some cases regarding the phenomenon of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture. Some event experienced by the perpetrator of gang stalking was perceived as humiliating and that person will neither be humiliated by a male and made to feel like a “little boy” nor be made to feel feminine like a “little girl.” Of course, we see these same extreme acts of violence in the terrorism of gangland-style murders, but the psychic roots all converge on a similar patterned theme (course of conduct) that exposes the fragile fault lines of an ego. It has been called the Achilles Complex from the Illiad as Achilles is a junior man who, suffering a humiliating blow by a superior officer, is also driven by a thirst for glory. If you are interested in reading further about the theory of the Achilles Complex please click on the following link — The Fragilities and Fault Lines of Masculinity — Proclivities’ Principle Wisdom (wordpress.com).

I’m going to pose a question and this is purely theoretical and for the acquisition of knowledge on this topic. If you wanted to hurt a male, without killing him, how would you do it? If you wanted to hurt a female, without killing her, how would you do it? You would, no doubt have to know a little something about your intended victims like what’s important to them. What objects they hold dear and near and where their “treasures” lay. But not all treasures are comprised of gold and diamonds. This is definitely something to think about when analyzing cases of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture. Freedom to come and go as one pleases in their home environment is pretty important and I am also reminded of a poem by Sir Edward Dyer, “My Mind To Me A Kingdom Is.” It is possible to steal someone’s body as in the case of rape or sexual assault. But can someone still your mind? Your lifestyle? Your identity? Control of your body? Who you are at the very core? And if they can, what does this imply about the future of American democracy and the people living within its borders where freedoms are no longer protected by a person’s constitutional rights?

A Crisis of White Masculinity in the Age of Obama and a Discussion on What Motivates Gang Stalking with Electronic Targeted Physical Assaults

One of the many sign posters printed by the Tea Party (white billionaire conservative Republican protesters) who also touted the phrase “Obama’s Bin Lyin” insisting Congress should “Impeach Obama Now.”

In the book, American Identity in the Age of Obama which is attributed to multiple authors, in particular in Chapter 6, “White Masculinities in the Age of Obama: Rebuilding or Reloading,” a particular demographic was considered in the face of a clear and present crisis of white masculinity. The book noted the identity crisis associated with white, older, middle-class men living in rural areas. A connection can be made with white, elite, farming/plantation business owners. With this specific demographic population, the connection is a similar one made to and written about in Chapter 6, The Crisis of White Masculinity, which can be found over JSTOR and is located in my reference section. A similar crisis of white masculinity seemed to occur during the abolishment of slavery, and in particular, we see a similar crisis of masculinity occurring during historic time periods that threatened populations of the predominant male identity. This certainly happened during the Salem witch trials as a comparison between these inexcusable executions and the expulsion of Anne Hutchinson. That is, a threat to the personal manhood of a predominant white leader in the community.

It is, for this reason, the study of identity during the period of Colonialism and Postcolonialism would be most appropriate to understanding the phenomenon of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults (directed energy weapons) and psychotronic torture because it is this time period that gave rise to the radical right, middle class, white conservative male leaders. The forms of behaviors that have historically been harbingers for change in Colonial America have predominantly surrounded the threat to white masculine identity. During this time period, we see the event of the Boston Tea Party. Whether or not you hold a supportive position to the action taken during this historical event or view it as a radical, aggressive move in opposition to authority and the law depends on your political orientation.

Reading postcolonial female writers is important to gain a foundation of knowledge regarding modern female identity and feminine identity crisis as we explore feminine object relations during the colonial era and Postcolonial era and beyond into the modern period. I say this because I am a female writer interested in psychoanalysis and identity.

In addition to the study of postcolonial feminine identity and beyond, postcolonial masculine identity (1780–1830) or even a better, the term the Late Modern Period extending from the (the 1750s through 1940s) following French and American RevolutionsIndustrial Revolution, the Great Divergence, and the early World Wars is important to gaining an understanding of how both feminine and masculine identities have changed over time. Important also is the Great Divergence and it too is tied to the crisis of white masculinity as it represented changing social roles. Additionally, the concept of the time period, that of Colonialism (1607 to 1776), it would seem that the fragmented stranded existence of some modern masculine identities who would still like to practice or policy control by one people or power over other peoples or areas. In the phenomenon known as gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture we certainly can make the connection to the fragmented, stranded, crisis in identity of the perpetrators to such acts. Colonialism was tied to British Monarch Rule and Absolutism and manifested the delusions of Satan spawning the execution of not only witches but also some warlocks and the expulsion of Anne Hutchinson from her religious community based on the testimonial, she was a Jezebel. We can therefore say, with a high degree of certainty that the manifestation of delusions goes back centuries to past historical religious inquisitions among many other historical events expressing harbingers for change.

“Change is inevitable but with it comes new possibilities.” ~The Answers

In the book, Dark Money: the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right, we see a similar crisis of white masculinity among the radical right conservative Republicans during the Obama administration. Interestingly, where the crisis of white masculinity takes place during postcolonial America, where its development coincides with developments like the end of the Western frontier closing and the disappearing opportunities for economic independence in an era of bureaucratization of business. If we look at the history of American manhood it would reveal several co-extensive phenomena. In fact, if we delved even farther into history during the time of Medieval Inquisitions, we would uncover men dressed as the religious authority (Inquisitors) who were pardoned and given “absolution” from God if they used instruments of torture. In the modern era, we have the German Holocaust where we see a German Identity Crisis on a mass scale as the very core of what it meant to be German was questioned.

Upon a brief perusal of a number of historical harbingers, we see similarities to events that transpire and the basic similar human condition contributing to violence. What remains unchanged in all of this is the human heart and the human psyche and the fact that innate aggression resides within our species especially when manhood, or womanhood for that matter, is challenged. So, we can speculate this to be the cause and root of the phenomenon known as gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture.

We might question, “What motivated a group of well-educated, upper-class, white men to dress up as American Indians and throw tea into the Boston harbor?” We might question, “What motivated a plantation owner to lynch his own black slaves following the fall of slavery, in the face of their begging for life?” “What motivated a group of wealthy Republican businessmen to print up posters of Barrack Obama dressed like an African witch doctor, outfitted with body paint and a bone through his nose, above the word “socialism?” During the Obama administration, the level of unprovoked racism manifesting itself among the radical right Republican conservative groups fearful on the horizon of American socialism, the national healthcare plan, and free healthcare, which had to be policed and monitored for their radical depictions that were racially offensive.

Similar to the element of “dark money,” with their formation of so-called “socialist organizations” set up with a tax code of 501(c)(4), the IRS code for tax-exempt as “social welfare organizations” that can participate in politics so long as it’s not the group’s primary focus. Such nonprofits can hide the identities of their donors from the public, reporting them only to the IRS. This is what is meant by “dark money groups.” Comparing this level of non-transparency and gang stalking with electronic targeting physical assault and psychotronic torture we similar attempts to change the outcome of events, territories, and elections.

Identity is often associated with “sameness and distinctiveness” yet it also has its “contradictions”. That is, we all have our differences and we all have our contradictory selves.

The term “identity crisis” refers to a psychological conflict that entails social confusiona sense of detachment, and a loss of oneself such as when a political ruling party losses majority control as we witnessed during the Obama era or when large popular religious movements such as the Cathers in southern France and the Waldensians in both southern France and northern Italy who were considered “apostate” or heretical to Christianity during the Medieval Inquisitions spanning 1184 to 1230 AD.

In studying identity crisis, and its subsequent psychological disorders, there have been integral topics to study. For example, the study of Colonialism and Postcolonialism is imperative for an adequate understanding of psychoanalysis, as human history tells us a lot. Postcolonial feminist theories in female identity crisis have been conceptualized to delve into the boundaries of the self and move beyond the social dynamics through which the female subject explores and questions her identity separate and apart from her ruling counterpart, male patriarchy. It is no different when studying mass random shooting events and the phenomenon of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults; a person’s identity has been challenged and put into question, a person’s sense of self has become disrupted with some type of detachment and loss. Such as when a person’s Facebook profile may be placed into question when new social information is found contradictory to their posted highlights and is seen as not being nearly as picture-perfect as the individual’s beliefs about themselves.

The thing about gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture is that it is a business like any other business. It requires access to a pool of cash, network associates, and insider knowledge. The pool of cash helps one to purchase the necessary technological gadgetry for the group of people whose aggregate/accumulated wealth can afford them the ability to fund their own personal and private field operations with which they could undermine the outcome of events.

Sources:

Karmi, Sally. The Stranger in the Mirror: Female Identity Crisis, Dissociation, and Self-Fragmentation in Kafa Al-Zubi’s Novel X. International Journal of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Volume 7. Issue 1, (pp. 24–35). Published March 29, 2021. Retrieved online September 5, 2021. https://kkgpublications.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/IJHSS-7.20003-1.pdf

Pinar, W. (2001). THE “CRISIS” of WHITE MASCULINITY. Counterpoints, 163, 321–416. Retrieved September 5, 2021, from http://www.jstor.org/stable/42977756

Mayer, Jane. (2016). Dark Money: The hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right. New York. Doubleday.

American Identity in the Age of Obama. (2014). Edited by Amilcar Antonio Barreto and Richard L. O’Bryant. Book compiled by multiple academic authors. A Routledge Series on Identity Politics. New York. Routledge; a Taylor & Francis Group.

Neil Somerville. (2004). The Answers. London. Thorsons Elements; Harper-Collins Publishers, Ltd.

Social Myths and Perspecticide: How they work together

Illustration by Tracy J. Lee.

In the September 2021 issue of National Geographic Magazine “Mysteries of the Solar System,” on page 7 you’ll find a section entitled PROOF, “Collars of Conviction.” It is a seven-page section dedicated to the collars of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Embroidered on one of the famous collars she wore is a quote from Ginsburg’s husband, “It’s not sacrifice, it’s family.” Symbolically sewn with four layers of nicely sewn fabric, it is imbued with personal meaning. Each layer represents a member of her immediate family (Natasha Daly; 2021).

One of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s famous collars.

Ginsburg became professionally involved in gender equality in 1970 and began defending women’s rights. Her identity reflects that of woman, wife, mother, Jewish daughter of immigrants, second woman on the high court, not only balancing out the perspectives of the Supreme Court but an icon for all women balancing out so many different roles women have become accustomed to struggling with.

Yet my brother-in-law seems to think Ruth Bader Ginsburg by riding out her career on the Supreme Court, in the face of unbeatable cancer, somehow “screwed us all.” In his opinion, she “screwed us” because she refused to step down in the face of an unbeatable obstacle and instead choose to continue her duties as Supreme Court justice thereby allowing Donald Trump the right to choose her next replacement. I guess she should of just “sulked away like the wounded gal she was and just have given up.” But Ruth Bader Ginsburg would have never given up her post so easily. Yet, my brother-in-law insists that by not withdrawing Ginsburg allowed Donald Trump, and thereby the Republican party, further leverage on the Supreme Court with his replacement of Amy Coney Barrett. In my opinion, my brother-in-law’s belief is what is known as a social myth. The core of this social myth places at the center a female object for which we are to blame for male patriarchy’s Senate Republican majority action.

I like to contrast the sexual difference against the backdrop of racial difference. On the page opposite the story of “Collars of Conviction” resides “The Story of Human Difference” which asks the question, “If race is a social construct, not a biological trait, why do so many people still doubt it?” To provide a little background example, during the mid 1800s, I would say around the 1850s, a doctor by the name of Dr. Marion Simms practiced gynecology and obstetrics. He has been called the father of modern gynecological/obstetric medicine. Dr. Simms research employed the use of black female slaves as test subjects. Dr. Marion Simms believed in the social myth, “Black people have a higher tolerance for pain.” It is for this reason, Dr. Marion Simms performed experimental surgery on black female slaves without the use of any anesthesia or pain medication (Perper & Cina, 2010).

A 2016 research study conducted by the University of Virginia found that half of 200 medical students, who were used in their study, held at least one belief about “biological difference between blacks and whites, many of which are false and fantastical in nature.” They included myths like black people have higher tolerances for pain and their skin is thicker than whites due to biological (genetic) differences (Samarrai, 2016; Saini, 2021). These beliefs, of course, are myths. Just like the myth “Ruth Bader Ginsburg screwed us all.”

The myth that “Ruth Bader Ginsburg screwed us” due to her refused to step down from the bench while Barrack Obama was in office, thereby “giving Obama a better chance at choosing a more suitable replaced” is a myth because Ruth Bader Ginsburg was in her full-right to decide not to step down, and furthermore, even if she did step down, that was no guarantee the Republican-controlled Senate would have allowed Obama to replace her when they placed a refusal on Merrick Garland. Her decision not to step down is a given right extended to all Supreme Court justices if they so choose to remain active and forgo retirement. In my opinion, my brother-in-law’s misguided belief represents unconscious wishes towards strong women who have been endowed with the privilege to make their own forthright decisions. His opinion is nothing more than a myth, not founded in Truth but rather eclipsing Truth by attempting to gather support from unsuspecting non-thinkers who might choose to agree with his unfounded beliefs without perusal of the facts.

In addition, our Republican leaders, at the time, dismissed Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s wish that a new justice not be appointed until a new president was installed. Instead, there was a mad rush to install a new justice, by the then existing presidential administration of Donald Trump. And in the face of the unprecedented refusal of the Senate majority to consider the nomination of Merrick Garland by then-president Barack Obama, a Democrat, for 293 days (the longest day by far) is a clear and present statement made by male Republican majority leaders. Barrack Obama’s nomination expired on January 3, 2017, at the end of the 114th Congress and eventually, then President Donald Trump, a Republican, nominated and appointed Neil Gorsuch. One of the most unjustified miscarriages of leadership ever witnessed thus far by those in Washington, D.C. This was clearly an attempt to keep the Supreme Court predominately ruled and powered by Republican political nominees. However, nominations and elections of the Supreme Court, district, circuit, D.C. circuit, and Supreme Court, just about balance out (Elving, 2018; Drum, 2020).

Myths Still Linger

No matter how hard we may try, social myths still linger and continue to pervade social thinking. Myths like, “If a woman walks into a bar alone, she deserves to be raped.” Or other myths like, “If people want to practice stupidity they deserved to get beaten.” Myths like, “Black people have high pain tolerances because they are genetically different than whites” and “certain ethnic groups are more susceptible to COVID-19 because of biological and genetic differences that make them more prone to the infection.” In one of the world’s leading medical journals, the Lancet, in May 2020, insisted that “genetic make-up could be a possible factor in varying COVID-19 outcomes seen among ethnic groups at the time.” This strain of thinking has endured across the centuries and, when in 1793 a yellow fever outbreak occurred in Philadelphia, it was believed by white physicians that black people were immune to the yellow fever infection (Saini, 2021).

Social Myths in Action and How They Function

Myths attempt to downplay the actions taken by those guilty of prejudicial beliefs. Myths attempt to validate false beliefs that exonerate the guilty parties and vilify the innocent. Hence, “it was Ruth Bader Ginsburg that screwed us all” and not the Republican Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell. Myths attempt to focus on aspects of the innocent. For example, the fact a girl was drinking, or the refusal of Ruth Bader Ginsberg to step down while terminally ill with cancer, or that blacks are resistant to or more susceptible to certain types of infection without any scientific proof. The social myth then vilifies the innocent by focusing on the one “bad action” taken by the victim. The victim walked alone. The victim was drinking alcohol and got drunk. The victim refused to step down. The victim was a black man walking in the shadows. The victim was a prostitute. These statements are all forms of attempts at perspecticide and awareness campaigns need to be created to ensure those who are guilty are not exonerated by false social myths surrounding prejudice. Hence, the statement said about a high school boy, guilty as a member of gang raping an unconscious girl, at a party, “He is a good boy. He could have never committed rape. The girl shouldn’t have been drinking so much” (Kosloski, Diamond-Welch, and Mann; 2018). We need to have conversations about social myths and the role they play in forms of percpecticides, that is the usurpation of free-thinking, and attempts at coercively controlling others by implanting false social beliefs. When this is done, perpetrators unwittingly usurp power away from the innocent and place that power in the hands of the guilty, thereby exonerating the perpetrators of any and all wrongdoing. “She’s “crazy,” and so, the line of logical thinking goes she deserves to be beaten, raped, murdered, or whatever the case may be.

Research has indicated the impact of social myths on victims and how perspecticide negatively effects free-thinking by implanting not only false beliefs about women, but different ethnic groups, and those with difference in sexual orientation, those marginalized by the higher social order, have implied that coercive control, like sexual coercion, can negatively effect performance and mental health (Stermac, Bance, Cripps, Horowits, 2018; Stark, 2007) and effect the discourse and action taken against those in possession of difference.

Sources are listed in order as they appear cited in the paper:

Natasha Daly. Mysteries of the Solar System. National Geographic Magazine. Vol. 240, №3, September 2021. PROOF “Collars of Conviction” (pg. 7–14).

Joshua A. Perper & Stephen J. Cina. (2010). When Doctors Kill: Who, Why, and How. New York. Copernicus Books.

Fariss Samarrai. Study Links Disparities in Pain Management to Racial Bias. UVA Today. Published online April 4, 2016. https://news.virginia.edu/content/study-links-disparities-pain-management-racial-bias

Angela Saini. Mysteries of the Solar System. National Geographic Magazine. Vol. 240, №3, September 2021. EXPLORE “The Story of Human Difference” (pg. 15–18).

Ron Elving. What Happened With Merrick Garland In 2016 and Why It Matters Now. NPR News. Published online June 29, 2018. https://www.npr.org/2018/06/29/624467256/what-happened-with-merrick-garland-in-2016-and-why-it-matters-now

Kevin Drum. Fact of the Day: Democrats and Republicans Have Appointed the Same Number of Judges. Mother Jones. Published September 23, 2020. Retrieved online August 28, 2021. https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2020/09/fact-of-the-day-democrats-and-republicans-have-appointed-the-same-number-of-judges/

Anna E. Kosloski, Bridget K. Diamond-Welch, and Olivia Mann. The Presence of Rape Myths in the Virtual World: A Qualitative Textual Analysis of the Steubenville Sexual Assault Case. Violence and Gender. Vol. 5, №3. Published online October 5, 2018.

Lana Stermac, Sheena Bance, Jenna Cripps, Sarah Horowits. Sexual Coercion and Women’s Education: A Pilot Study. Violence and Gender. Vol. 5, №2. Published online June 1, 2018.

Stark, Evan. (2007). Coercive Control: The entrapment of women in everyday life. New York. Oxford University Press.

Other sources to consider reading regarding feminism, domination, and sadism but not cited in the writing:

Benjamin, J. (1988). The Bonds of Love: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and the Problem with Domination. New York. Pantheon Books.

Butler, Judith. (2021). The Force of Non-Violence: An ethico-political bind. New York. Verso Publishing.

Brian Van Brunt, Amy Murphy, Lisa Pescara-Kovach, and Gina-Lyn Crance. Early Identification of Grooming and Targeting in Predatory Sexual Behavior on College Campuses. Violence and Gender. Vol. 6, №1. Published online March 11, 2019

Chodorow, Nancy J. (2012). Individualizing Gender and Sexuality: Theory and Practice. Relational Books Perspective, Volume 53. New York. Routledge; Taylor & Francis Group.

Douglas, H., Harris, B.A., & Dragiewicz, .M. (2019). Technology-facilitated Domestic and Family Violence: Women’s Experiences. The British Journal of Criminology, 59(3).

Holmes, Lucy. (2013). Wrestling with Destiny: The Promise of Psychoanalysis. New York. Routledge.

Johnson, L., Plouffe, R., & Saklofske, D. (2019). Subclinical Sadism and the Dark Triad. Journal of Individual Differences, 40(3), 127–133.

Knafo, Danielle & Feiner Kenneth. (2006). Unconscious Fantasies and the Relational World. Relational Perspective Book Series, Volume 31. Hillside, NJ. The Analytic Press, Inc.

Krick, A., Tresp, S., Vatter, M., Ludwig, A., Wihlenda, M., & Rettenberger, M. (2016). The Relationships Between the Dark Triad, the Moral Judgment Level, and the Students’ Disciplinary Choice. Journal of Individual Differences, 37(1), 24–30.

Plaza, M. (2008). Ideology against women. Gender Issues, 4(1), 73–82.

Wieland, C. (1996). Matricide and Destructiveness: Infantile Anxieties and Technological Culture. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 12(3),

Big Brother or Black Brother? A psychoanalytic investigation of alliance parturition function and foreclosure and what that might tell us about human psychopathology

‘Big Brother’ Fans Are Accusing the Show of Racism — Has a Black Person Ever Won?

A significant portion of this writing came from Amber Jacobs’ 2007 book, On Matricide: Myth, Psychoanalysis, and the Law of the Mother. New York. Columbia University Press and is listed in the sources below. But first, let me start off with a brief discussion about the psychoanalytic roots of targeting and my personal experience being a targeted individual.

I am a targeted individual (TI). The last time I was sent to a psychic ward, which was on June 14, 2021, the psychiatrist assigned to my case was Dr. Shamilov who explicitly stated to me that “it was not my mother who was doing this to me.” First, I have to go on a bunch of assumptions here. Assuming of course that what Dr. Shamilov was talking about is the gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture I am experiencing. And then, assuming that somehow the psychiatric community is involved based on the fact that an authority in the psychiatric community, a medical doctor, knows what my personal case of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture is all about. The next assumption is that this phenomenon is about experimental medical technology that manipulates the human brain or the authorities have uncovered my perpetrators.

Next, in this line of hypothesis, is stating the psychoanalytic truths that uncover the fundamental wrongful intent in the practice of gang stalking with electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture. This phenomenon eerily points to the indexical sign of incorporation as the means by which what is desired and envied is appropriated and taken to be one’s own. The psychopathological defense function of incorporation has a myth that is used to better understand its reason, causes, and purpose, like Freud’s Oedipus, in Greek mythology. This myth is known as the incorporation of Metis by Zeus. This myth, similar to Freud’s Oedipus, helps us to understand psychopathology. And it goes like this, Zeus swallows whole the pregnant body of his wife Metis. Then, Zeus and Metis’ fully formed fetus springs forth from the head of Zeus. To understand this myth, we analyze the narrative content of what is happening. I have stated one of the things that is happening is Incorporation. Incorporation of the mother and her subsequent disappearance/destruction form the process by which Zeus establishes his power. With the incorporation/swallowing/consuming of the pregnant mother. Zeus not only achieves the appropriation of the female reproductive capacity together with the “wisdom” of Metis, his wife but also effectively swallows and obliterates the mother-daughter relationship. Here, if we delve further, we uncover that Zeus himself possesses anxieties regarding his own mother. But how can that be? Zeus is the ultimate creator. He doesn’t have a mother and thereby debunks the entire system of an omnipotent fatherly diety and religion itself.

To further analyze, since the mother-daughter relationship has been destroyed with the disappearance/destruction of Metis, the fact that she has been swallowed whole into the belly of Zeus expresses Zeus now has infantilized Metis. Metis has now taken on the position of the fetus inside the male womb/brain. The appropriation gestation achieves the fusion of the mother into the daughter with the final product being Athena. Through his incorporation of Metis, Athena is born the motherless daughter, who will never become a mother herself but will remain a virgin daughter forever: an asexual, aggressive virgin, veiled, armed, synthetic, all artifice, seduction, and defense, a femininity created from the mind of Father Zeus. We can certainly come to understand how this explains some creative perversion of lesbian/transgender sexual/gender roles. But lesbians, nor do transgender people, do not normally pose a threat to the larger social order we live in. However, in the minds of some, unconscious fears surround gay and lesbian sexual orientations and these individuals are cast as phantoms, spirits, ghosts that frighten and threaten to annihilate us.

The myth of Zeus’ parturition functions to foreclose the question of the scar of the navel (belly button)the one indelible mark of the connection to and disconnection from the original maternal body. Athena becomes the precious proof that the father is the prime author of identity. She will represent this grandiose logic/phantasy and devote her work to endorsing and institutionalizing it as law in her court of justice, as dramatized in the Oresteia. Unaware of the story of her own mother, Athena will condemn Clytemnestra and declare that the mother will not be mourned. The murdered mother will signify no loss, and Athena’s culture will collectively deny that there has been any loss at all. It will become a buried loss that cannot be mourned, experienced, or represented. The name of Metis is shrouded in silence along with the eradication of the navel as a symbolic mark of the generative link between offspring and mother. Eradication of Metis via the incorporation defensive function sustains the parthenogenetic phantasy on which Zeus’ order is based. Athena, as Zeus’ perfect abstraction, represents the radical divorce of the patriarchal social symbolic order from its roots to the flesh of the maternal body and the violence committed against the mother. Metis the Titaness is ransacked, raped, pillaged, and eaten. She will then be eradicated from representation in the moment that Zeus’ order of democratic justice is established through his perfect creation: Athena and her court of law.

What are the implied probabilities to this kernel of psychoanalytic Truth that by its very nature represents proof or evidence? The possibilities are vast no doubt with a wide array of interesting case vignettes.

To demonstrate the significance of Zeus’ incorporation for the sake of argument, let’s reiterate Levi-Strauss’ point that in order to understand one myth one needs to explore its relationship to other myths. The Metis myth is matricidal. It inextricably relates to the Oresteia yet is only visible in the latter through the figure of Zeus’ perfect abstract creation, The Court of Law of Athena. Athena’s motherless status functions to secure her royalty to Orestes. In this way, the Oresteian myth conceals within it the story of the incorporation of Metis. If we reread the Oresteia in relation to the myth of Metis, we are able to discover what I consider to be the defensive function of the Oresteian myth. That is to say, the Oresteian myth distorts and reworks the myth of Zeus’ rape and incorporation of Metis in such a complex way that it functions to keep it concealed beneath its manifest content. The Oresteian myth conceals this matricidal myth of Metis as part of the desire of the masculine cultural imaginary that seeks to eradicate the process and the memory of the mother’s exclusion (parturition).

Therefore, in this way, the Orestreian myth effects censorship of the Metis myth for the purpose of consolidating and further sustaining the paternal law of the father. This paternal law depends on the foreclosure of a generative matricide. Yet the myth, like the dream (phantasy), reveals the traces of its censoring process through distortions, blanks, and alterations, which if analyzed properly can lead to the reconstruction of the original censored elements. Rereading the Oresteia in relation to the myth of Metis serves to restore a vital link between these two matricidal myths, whose severance hitherto has resulted in an incomplete analysis of the Oresteian myth and, further, has led to the situation in which matricide becomes a non-concept that cannot deliver its underlying structural law.

What is striking about the myth of Zeus and Metis is its representation of the violent primitive process of oral incorporation as the means by which what is desired and envied is appropriated and taken to be one’s own. To demonstrate the significance of this incorporation we must refer to Abraham and Torok’s distinction between incorporation and introjection. In their essay “Mourning or Melancholia: Introjection Verus Incorporation,” Torok and Abraham identify incorporation as a phantasy and introjection as a process; both are psychic mechanisms that attempt to negotiate the loss of a loved object. In the case of Metis, a loved maternal object.

Big Brother or Black Brother? A Psychoanalytic Investigation Into Human Psychopathology

Entertaining a theoretical dialogue using the incorporation of Metis by Zeus myth, we uncover psychoanalytic clues in this season’s version of Big Brother. In this new season, a new alliance group has been formed known as “The Cook Out.” This new alliance group is comprised primarily of black house guests. This alliance systematically annihilated and voted out all the white male house guests and they are now working on all the white female house guests. This suggests an unconscious defensive function of at least one of the black house guests, the leader running the alliance of “The Cook Out.” We can surmise that because of the actions taken, those actions identify an incorporation phantasy as a psychic defense that attempts to negotiate the loss of something once loved. But what was it that the leader of “The Cook Out” once loved so dear, that they are basing an “all-white expulsion of house guests?” And the myth we use, in psychoanalysis, to uncover the obscured wound is the incorporation of Metis by Zeus myth in Greek mythology. To describe and understand this psychopathology, the “kicking out” defensive function acts like Metis’ parturition function by Zeus to foreclose the scar of the navel (belly-button), the indelible mark of connection to and disconnection from the original maternal body. But the “original maternal body” can also be represented as the intimate space once enjoyed with someone once romantically loved or the intimate space of brotherhood once enjoyed between business associates or gang members.

The psychic mechanisms of introjection and incorporation both pertain to taking something inside, but incorporation is not a process, For Abraham and Torok, it is a phantasy that blocks the possibility of transforming the loss into symbolism. That is to say, transforming the loss into personal symbolism. Incorporation defends against the process of introjection in whole object relations. In the process of introjection, the loss of the loved object is acknowledged and mourned, allowing the loss to be converted into words. It is through the process of introjection that the loss becomes generative. Incorporation, however, is a phantasy that functions to deny the fact that there has been any loss at all: Failing to feed itself on words to be exchanged with others, the mouth absorbs in fantasy all or part of the person — the genuine depository of what is now nameless. The crucial move away from the introjection to incorporation is made when words fail to fill the subject’s void and hence the imaginary thing is inserted in the mouth in their place.

Incorporation is a refusal to introject loss. Incorporation results from, those losses that for some reason cannot be acknowledged as such. In this way, the incorporated object is rendered as unspeakable, unknowable, unable to be mourned or replaced with a substitute. Incorporation is the annulment of figurative language and allows for the fantasmic destruction of the action by means of which metaphors become possible. The phantasy of incorporation functions in the active destruction of representations. Thus, the clues are rendered as active destruction of the metaphorical through incorporation (parturition). Secrecy is imperative for survival and since incorporation is an eminently illegal act it must hide its face even from the ego.

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Uncovering the Clues to Electronic Targeted Physical Assaults and Psychotronic Torture and Why the Central Illusions of White Supremacy Has Not Ended

Once we had black slavery. Now we have clinical trials, paid experimental test subjects, clandestine electronic targeted assaults and psychotronic torture.

Post Updated: August 17, 2021

“An era can be considered over when its central illusions have been exhausted.” ~Arthur Miller

WARNING THERE IS DISTURBING CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THIS POST. DO NOT READ ON IF YOU ARE FAINT OF HEART.

John Cusack tweeted this quote about our political environment. It’s a compelling quote. Of course, when I think of political central illusions, and a time era, I think of Adolf Hitler. Of course, when it comes to discussing perverse acts the like of Adolf Hitler, we believe that era has ended but it’s only become an infinite game in business and profits. It’s only become more conventional through the use of advancing clandestine technologies that can hack into peoples’ lives and steal away their rights and their bodies through cyber warfare. We now live in the era of eSTIM (wireless electronic stimulation). We also live in an era of wireless communication in which handheld devices have been placed in our hands. There is a very real connection to man’s proclivity to use eSTIM sex toys as a form of BDSM and the electronic targeted physical assaults and psychotronic torture both have connections rooted in the human pregenital instincts and the pregenital human ego. That is to say, acts of sadism and the creation of the anal sadistic universe.

For the last few days, I have been excessively manipulated with electronic convulsive shock therapy during the nighttime hours as I sleep, again. I can’t see my predator, his identity, his ethnicity, his nationality, the color of his eyes, nor the color of his skin.

There seems to be a connection between past violence (past domestic/physical violence element), Capital Health Systems at Fuld (medical facility element/medical access to victims’ bodies), the police (state authority element), and the electronic physical assaults and psychotronic torture (continued violence element against a human body) of victims. At least, as I have experienced it in my case.

When analyzing sadistic targeted physical assaults utilizing electronics and psychotronics, at random and at will assaults, there is the pregenital instinct of the pregenital ego of the perpetrator to consider. When I say “pregenital instincts” and “pregenital ego” that’s a clue that’s been uncovered about the psychological state and persistency of character of the perpetrator. The suspect who is responsible for torturing me from “a far”, who may in actuality be very close in proximity, will have as part of their personality tendencies and repertoire persistent sadistic and anal sadistic phantasies (unconscious wishes towards annihilating victims) and fantasies (the acting out these same sadistic fantasies in their relational world. This is something that escapes the barrier of invisibility to that point of observations to hint towards suspicion). (1) There seems to be a basic breach in human decency and standards of conduct with this perpetrator who is acting out his/her sadistic conscious or unconscious phantasies against me.

“The real problem of humanity is the following: we have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and god-like technology.”

E.O. Wilson, September 9th 2009

Since human violence first takes the form of aggression, some type of conflict is most likely an element that proceeds the initiation of mind and body physical assaults the targeted individual experiences. And we know from past time eras, that the label “mental illness” has been used to manipulate wives and love interests, and to satisfy the male pregenital instinct and pregenital ego in management of his anger toward female flesh (in fact, any flesh), as a result of his maternal Object’s initial ambivalence towards him in infancy. That is to say, he/she not only cast females in delusional images and images of Evil, but males as well. It is an indexical sign of the perpetrator’s warped and distorted notion surrounding their mothers accompanied by notions of feminine evil. He is from the middle class. (2)

Here, when we speak of a time era where the anal sadistic universe manifested, I think of the World War II era. What if Hitler said, “I’m sorry but I didn’t know what I was doing.” Would this be an acceptable excuse for his actions? Certain actions are just beyond the pale of human decency. (3) Arthur Miller said, 

“Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.”

Exactly why does REVENGE and VENDETTA tap into the pregenital instincts in the pregenital ego to satisfy the human proclivity for sadistic attacks against human flesh? The answer to that question is rooted in theories of matricide and the paranoid-schizoid personality position.

For me, I have to ask, “Why do these attacks increase and coincide with phone calls from psychiatric service facilities and calls from my insurance company to remind me of “services” that are available to me?” And, “Why are these attacks happening in the privacy of my own home?” This makes me believe it is more about violence and territory. The canvas of the human body in the form of female flesh echoes the past violence of the pregenital stage (preOedipal stage). That is to say, the unconscious territory of the female sexual body is locked in the masculine and feminine mind from our pre-Oedipal phase of psychosexual development. There, in our unconscious mind, resides our pregenital instincts and the pregenital ego. Here is what stranded objects do with their psychic fodder that remains unsublimated:

Trash, City, and Death

Jews from the World War II Holocaust
One of Washington State Prostitute Killer, Robert Lee Gates’ victims
Gang Murders Credited To El Chapo and The Sinaloa Cartel

Below are the images of Elizabeth Short. In the case known as the Black Dahlia murder.

Additionally, “Why do these attacks end after I’m placed in psychiatric care in the hospital and start again a few days after release if it’s not about controlling a human body as an Object Other?”

Please consider reading the following post to better understand historical phenomenon and how phenomena can be considered harbingers for change.

In The In-Between ‘Space’ of ‘Voice’ and ‘Silence’: Comparing the phenomenon of the T.I. to other historical harbingers | by Karen Barna | Jul, 2021 | Medium

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Bram Dijkstra. (1986) Idols of Perversity; Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-de-Siècle Culture. New York. Oxford University Press.

Eric Santner. (1990). Stranded Objects: Mourning, Memory, and Film in Postwar Germany. Ithaca and London. Cornell University Press. The interesting connection to the opening of the play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1975 play entitled “Trash, City, and Death” was a speech of commemoration by the cardinal of Cologne, Joseph Höffner, in which he declared that the Germans “should not, again and again, exhume past guilt and mutually committed injustices, in constant self-torment.” Yet the connection being made here, by me, is to this fact, German Nazis have not left us but are still living with us in the form of white supremacist narcissism and group (gang) psychology. The only way this can be explained is through personality and the existence of the paranoid-schizoid personality position rooted in pregenital instincts and the pregenital ego of the individual. That is to say, human sadism.

The Primal Scene and Symbol Formation: Why war and the electronically targeted individual

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Children playing war-games

The following writing considers the theory of Dietmut Niedecken and her psychoanalytic work exploring the primal scene and symbol formation.

Interpreting the Psychic Material

Alfred Lorenzer thinks that the traumatic experience consists of an “intolerable situation” that is available in phantasy being realized (1965, p. 693). If we consider what is being suggested is an “intolerable situation” represented in the fabric of the psyche that is generally dissolved in the fabric and only brought to bear when it is activated by a traumatic irruption, we can then make a connection with its connection to psychosis.

In considering potentially traumatic influences in early childhood, the primal scene was in focus in early psychoanalytic writings. The child is subjected to such an experience, to excitations that are overwhelming and therefore may have a traumatic impact. Freud thought the traumatic event of the primal scene was due to the child’s witnessing the parents’ act of intercourse. But some psychoanalysts believe the “primal scene” isn’t so much connected to witnessing the parents’ act of sexual intercourse as much as it is connected to how the parents treat one another in response to each other’s needs (e.g., in a loving and respectful way or in violent altercation and aggression). When aggressive arguments and physical fights are witnessed by the child, the child may experience traumatic side effects to the excitations that create cortical arousal and these excitations may be overwhelming for the child to process, and as a result, the child may have a hard time processing the event. This is most certainly connected with dissociative states and this becomes the difference between knowing and not knowing the trauma. Melanie Klein takes early phantasy formations as the “combined parent figure” and this combined parent figure is a particularly anxiety-inducing, fusional-destructive representation from the early stages of the Oedipus complex. The primal scene phantasy comes into being on the basis of projections of fear of abandonment, envy, and hatred that the child feels with regard to the parents’ sexual relationship from which he is excluded. Laplanche (2004) considered the primal scene the product of both the result of an event and a phantasy as the child works out the enigmatic message proceeding from the adults. In addition, according to Laplanche the phantasy is not arbitrary but an outcome of the child’s cultural environment which makes available to him for the translation of the enigmatic message of the primal scene some “general cultural . . . narrative schemata” (2004, P.908) These serve the binding and symbolization of the traumatizing enigmatic messages.

Many psychoanalysts have asked the question, “Why war?” And the answer to that question is, “War is how some children work out the enigmatic message of the primal scene (Mitzlaff and Niedecken, 2013, p. 87).” We see these enigmatic messages being played out all the time in child’s play when children will come together and play war-games. A very common game played when I was little was “Cops and Robbers.” In the war-games played by young children (mostly boys), one can observe the obvious encoding of the actions that make up the primal scene into male-sexual and female-sexual stereotypes, and the war scene itself is made up of the props and objects the child recognizes from television and computer games. As part of the primal scene symbolization what is acted out in the child’s game of war is a phallic-aggressive attack. Thus, the enigmatic message of the primal scene is in play here. In the journal paper The Primal Scene and Symbol Formation, Deitmut Niedecken writes:

“We can postulate that the children playing war have already developed a primal scene phantasy in which they assume the place of witnesses of excited events taking place between the parents. In playing, they are concerned now with further translating for themselves the enigmatic message of the primal scene. They are falling back on the metaphor of the war game, which operates as a cultural “translation aid (Laplanche, 2004, p. 908)”

Thus, there is a structure-forming aspect of the primal scene phantasy. Britton develops a concept called “The missing link” which positions a third person within the triangular space of the primal scene. This triangular space is bound by three persons of the Oedipal situation and all their potential relationships. This structure-forming space includes the possibility of being a participant in a relationship and observed by a third person as well as being an observer of a relationship between two people (Britton, 1989, p. 85).

Niedecken has shown when a child works out the exclusion from the primal scene the possibility of the “I think” position is made available and the protagonists of the primal scene are represented in grammar as “subject” and “object” and the relationship between them is governed by the predicate “Father-Subject has a Mother-Object.” I believe her German translates into a possessive form, as in “Father-Subject possess a Mama-Object.” That is, the father possesses the mother and the child is excluded from the sexual relationship.

If we consider it in this way, the development of verbal-discursive thinking is underpinned by an extremely violent, in fact, murderous phantasy and it is not surprising that children convey a perpetrator-victim relationship in their play. In this context, it is easily understood how the instrumentally dissecting external view proceeds from discursive language and allows a sadistic control over what is thought. This sadistic control and extremely violent and murderous discursive thinking underlie the machinery used during the Holocaust and can provide the reason for the sweeping tide of our planet’s self-destruction (Horkheimer and Adorno, 1973).

It is at this point in the paper Niedecken presents the possibility that exclusion from the primal scene may not be the only way a child interprets and experiences the primal scene. There is another possible way the child works through the experience as an inclusive member of the trio. She offers an example in music theory in which “two human voices can sing a love duet while an instrumental part accompanies it and adopts its own position towards it that is heard not as excluded by as belonging; in a fugue, two voices can join each other in a stretto, while a counterpoint is interwoven in it so that the three parts combine to produce an interwoven whole. Such forms of experience suggest to Niedecken that the primal scene experience must also be conceivable as a terzet, and she began to wonder where she could find such a form of the “primal scene as terzet (Niedecken, 2016).”

Niedecken offered two clinical examples of how children may experience the primal scene not as excluded but as included. She writes,

“In being together sexually, the parents do not have to exclude the child from their phantasies; instead, she can latently appear in them as its extremely welcome product, perhaps also as an oedipally desired participant; and the child can experience with them the excitation of the scene herself until the moment when she makes her own entrance and makes herself heard — as a counterpoint that is woven into the stretto of the fugue theme (Niedecken, 2016).”

It is important to note that this inclusion is in no way perverted, but rather demonstrates the healthy love between the two parents and towards the offspring him/herself. That is, the inclusion of a child in the primal scene is based on healthy reciprocity within the relationship, a relationship filled with respect, love, and caring that is consistently and actively demonstrated throughout.

With regard to the material that can be interpreted and analyzed in the phenomenon of electronic target assaults in the experience of the targeted individual, we can read its terzetto. We can read the unconscious unanalyzed fantasy of a child’s exclusion from the primal scene and the Father-Subject’s phallic aggressive attacks against his Oedipal Objects. In object relations theory we interpret the aggressor’s message as the phallic and potent father figure commanding and ordering his subjects/objects of his relational world.

It is my opinion, there is a tremendous lack of understanding in the research literature with regard to the prevalence of sadism in the world of non-incarcerated adults today, and how individual-specific sadistic traits contribute to the invisible crime of electronic targeting. It is also my opinion this phenomenon belongs to a subculture. A subculture interested in the “theatre of cruelty” in acting out a fantasy of control. It also utilizes the world of hi-tech electronic commercial fetishism (consumer hi-tech products) and biological implants that tethered together Objects with electronic devices, devices that act as counter-phobic objects warding off anxiety from these fear-inducing “threats.” Its action is bound to working out the enigmatic message from the child’s exclusion of the primal scene and it demonstrates the sadomasochism associated with other acts of BDSM. Please read further the link below.

STAGE VIOLENCE, POWER, AND THE DIRECTOR: Interpreting the evidence of electronic targeted assaults and body violations using electronic stimulation and radiofrequency — Proclivities’ Principle Wisdom (wordpress.com)

Sources:

Lorenzer, A. (1965). Ein Abwehrsyndrom bei traumatischen Verlaufen [A defensive syndrome in traumtic processes]. Psyche Z psychoanal 19:685–700.

Niedecken, D. (2016). The primal scene and symbol formation. The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 97(3), 665–683. Video abstract of the paper: http://youtu.be/5XxKSQ3pgWw

Laplanche, J. (2004). Die ratselhafte Botschaft des Anderen und ihre Konsequenzen fur den Begriff des UnbewuBten im Rahmen der allgemeinen Verfuhrungstheorie [The enigmatic message of the other and its implications for the concept of the unconscious in the context of the genderal seduction theory]. Psyche Z psychoanal 58:898–913.

Mitzlaff, S. & Niedecken, D. (2013). Zerstorung des Denkens in Institutionen [Destruction of thinking in institutions]. Frankfurt: Brandes und Apsel.

Britton, R. (1989). The missing link: Parental sexuality in the Oedipus Complex. In Britton R., Feldman, M., O’Shaughnessy, E., editors. The Oedipus Complex Today: Clinical Implications, 83–101. London. Karnac Books.

Horkheimer, M. and Adorno, T.W. (1973). Dialectic of Enlightenment, Cummingm J. translator. London. Allen Lane.

Winnicott, D.W. (1971). “The use of the Object and relating through identifications.” In Playing and Reality. Harmondsworth. Penguin, 1980.

Musical source to consider regarding Niedecken’s theory of a primal scene terzet:

Gustav Holtz. (1925) Terzetto (Flute, Oboe, Violin) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_DsQFfehGE

WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

Mother, Daughter, Gardener, Student, Graduate, Cook, Care-Giver, Lover of Books, Reader of Philosophy, Interested in Psychoanalysis

Italian Immigrant or Rom Gypsy? My Story of Being Misidentified as a Romanian Gypsy

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Two adolescent female Romanian Gypsies

When my eldest brother died and my family was tasked with the responsibility to bury him, my family had become pigeonholed by a stereotype. The people at the funeral home who were handling my brother’s arrangements, Brenna-Cellini funeral chapel, though we were part of an extraordinary group known as Rom Gypsies for perhaps what was due to the owner’s perception regarding my family’s “unconventional lifestyle.” I was 29 years old at the time of my brother’s sudden and unexpected death, but the administrators at the funeral home would draw a conclusion, an opinion based on a stereotype of personality trait found in my father’s personality profile. My father had a tendency to flatter, cajole, and charm the ladies, an obvious strategy many people use to influence others and win their approval. If perceived as shallow and transparent these personalities may be perceived as “lickspittles,” characters found in Dostoevsky’s novels who were represented as scoundrels, rascals, the unvirtuous, dishonest toady.

“The devil take it all! And what need was there for it? And what was the particular necessity that admitted of no delay! My goodness! The devil has made a mess of it! Besides, he has such a character, too, he’s of such a playful, horrid disposition — he’s such a scoundrel, he’s such a nimble fellow! He’s such a toady! Such a lickspittle! He’s such a Golyadkin! (Dostoevsky, 1846)”

Interestingly, many different people utilize the strategy of flattery, but when it is empty and transparent, they descend into stereotypical Evil. When it is genuine and true, they are perceived as Angelic, honest, virtuous, mild-mannered, free from malice. Interestingly, many utilizing the strategy of flattery, and many are very commonly found in roles of leadership, both in politics and business, but because my father came from the lower-middle-class subdivision, and being an uneducated man, he was perceived as a toady Rom Gypsy, an Evil character out of one of Dostoevsky’s novels. “The Rom are not known for their leadership qualities . . . a drawback to Gypsy leadership is it tends to be fragmented (Zellner, 2001, pp. 127).”

Our group misidentification may have been based on a variety of character traits such as “these dark-skinned strangers, indifferent to the rest of the world, mysterious in their comings and goings, traveling the open roads . . . their life of perpetual insecurity . . . due, no doubt, to their economic and occupational handicaps . . . met by hostility and discrimination . . . several writers have noticed that Gypsies tend to become obese as they age (Zellner, 2001, p 98–139).”

After these Gypsies immigrated from Romania to the United States during the 1880s, many were met with financial crisis and the new challenges of assimilating into a culture that didn’t understand nor embrace their ideologies and rituals. They were confronted with obstacles. In opposition to this lower class, poor, uneducated “unconventional lifestyle,” there is the phenomenon of the “successful psychopath.” The snake in a business suit, a Jeffrey Epstein. While there may be differences in social class and class refinements, personality can be found in all classes, races, and ethnicities, genders, and cultures. For me, as a student of psychoanalysis, it reduces down to this one point. Personality and identity. What makes one person like my father different from say a Bernard Madoff or Jeffrey Epstein? Social position and the person’s level of intelligence and level of education.

The growing financial crisis and new dimensions of cyber misbehavior like the recent billions of dollars cryptocurrency theft, white-collar crime, and criminals like the Enron scandal and the case of Bernard Madoff have caused a growing interest in identifying relevant characteristics and personality traits that promote problematic decision-making processes of employees and problematic workplace behavior. “Researchers and clinicians have claimed that people with specific undesirable characteristics related to the Dark Triad achieve higher positions more often than others(Babiak & Hare, 2006).” Thus, the phenomenon of the successful psychopath in the workplace has been postulated (Lykken, 1995). Jonason et al. (2012) examined different leadership skills used by employees with high levels of the Dark Triad and found that high levels of these traits lead to hard, aggressive, and forceful tactics of social influence. The conclusion drawn by the researchers said it seemed that employees holding such Dark Triad traits do not respect or consider any boundaries in order to achieve their aims and could therefore be relatively successful in some occupational areas. With the rising level of cyber thefts, the latest ways of stealing identity and money, combined with the quickly advancing field of technology, a new level of crime is unfolding around us.

To me, the lack of moral judgment and Dark Triad traits that do not respect boundaries are similar to a parent’s “tough love” approach where the ends satisfy the means. Do people in possession of Dark Triad traits believe in a “tough love” approach to their management style? Is this “tough love” suppose to “help” the employee reach his or her fullest potential? I don’t think so. I think “tough love” is a term used to justify violence, hate, and a “the end justifies the means” approach that violates personal boundaries, the likes of which promote actions we most recently observed in the storming of the U.S. Capitol. Unsurprisingly, many of the Trumpsters that stormed the U.S. Capitol probably practice techniques of “tough love” on their kids. Questions of moral judgment competence come to light. Moral judgment competence is a person’s capability to decide and behave according to moral ideals. Kihlberg’s (1964) theory describes that cognitive and affective mechanisms of moral judgment competence cannot be separated, although they are distinguishable from each other. The affective component captures the affection for moral principles and ideals, the cognitive aspect of the model describes the ability to reason and act according to these ideals and principles (Lind, 1985). “An adequate measurement of moral competence should assess both the affective and the cognitive mechanisms and should be sensitive to positive changes as a function of moral learning and intervention or to downward changes as a function of competence erosion (Lind, 2002).”

Similarly, we can look toward the phenomenon of electromagnetic frequency torture and assaults as reported by the Targeted Individual and look to the answers from questions, “To what causes do we owe the manifestation of such phenomenon?” And, “To who does the responsibility belong to ensure that certain principles and ideals are properly being followed within the laws of the United States?” “Does this phenomenon significantly deviate from the ideas and principles put forth in the U.S. Constitution?” “Is this phenomenon resulting from legal, quasi-legal, or illegal “business” activities?” I believe the answers to some of these questions belong to the examination between the relationship of Dark Triad personality traits like psychopathy or narcissism and moral judgment capabilities (Amernic & Craig, 2010; Cleckley, 1941; Galperin, Bennett, & Aquino, 2010; Hare, 1999).

How does an extraordinary minority group’s quasi-legal and illegal “business” activities different from white-collar criminals quasi-legal and illegal “business” activities? In the paper The Relationships Between the Dark Triad, the Moral Judgment Level, and the Students’ Disciplinary Choice: Self-Selection, Indoctrination, or Both? The researchers cited works that pointed to the fact that “before someone is able to pursue a successful career in the economic occupational area, the person usually has to go through the business and management education system. Therefore, there has been growing criticism concerning the academic business and management education system because it has “obviously failed to instill in their students the ethical values and norms that would have helped them to conduct their professional activity with a due sense of responsibility” (Elegido, 2009, p. 16). Likewise, when one is born, they are born into a family that may or may not promote moral judgment competency. A solution to indoctrinating young students to moral judgment competency has been found through the selection of religious pursuits and the study of religious virtues and values in religious-based educational systems, although this was not a factor in the scope of the paper’s research study.

Wilson and McCarthy (2011) analyzed the relationship between university students’ major and psychopathy and found that students majoring in economics had higher levels of psychopathy than students from other areas. The authors conclude that economics might attract students with higher levels of psychopathy because of the possibility of achieving powerful positions in the future (the so-called self-selection hypothesis). An alternative explanation is provided by proponents of the so-called indoctrination hypothesis which proposes that unethical, selfish, and immoral behaviors are more prevalent among business and management students because of the academic training received at the university (Elegido, 2009). For example, Davis (1987) reported that nonbusiness students experience significant moral growth during their years in college, while business students did not become morally more competent or even regressed.

It is important to note that gender plays a significant role in Dark Triad traits because women usually have lower scores regarding this personality constellation than men.

The aim of the paper’s study was to examine the relationships between the Dark Triad, moral judgment competence, and the students’ major subject as well as their amount of studying experience (novice vs. advanced). “The results show that after controlling for social desirability business and management students score higher in Dark Triad traits than students of other subject areas but both student groups did not differ in their moral judgment competence.”

“With regard to the Dark Triad, the self-selection hypothesis could be supported because previous studies have suggested that business and management students with comparatively higher levels of Dark Triad traits may be attracted by the opportunity of potentially powerful positions in the business world (Elegido, 2009).”

In addition, “the findings of the present study are in line with a previous study published by Wilson and McCarthy (2011) who pointed out that students majoring in commerce have higher psychopathy scores than students of other areas.” As far as narcissism is concerned, the present results are also in accordance with those of previous studies that have investigated the role of narcissism in the entrepreneurial personality (Mathieu & St-Jean, 2013). “Studies about the relevance of Machiavellianism in the economic and occupational system revealed that this personality trait is associated with abusive behaviors at the workplace (Kiazad, Restubog, Zagenczyk, Kiewitz, & Tang, 2010) a focus on power and manipulativeness (Kessler et al., 2010), and reduced commitment toward colleagues and employers (Zettler, Friedrich, & Hilbig, 2011).” And as Cleckly (1941) asserted certain psychopathic traits are conductive to managerial functions.

Another key point of this research study found no evidence that those in possession of Dark Triad traits (beginners and advanced students) were more likely to increase in their Dark Triad traits. That is to say, the level of psychopathy for managers rather represents what existed before the course of studies began and course of study nor occupational career boosted the level of Dark Triad traits. In addition to the concern regarding moral judgment competency, this research study could confirm neither, self-selection nor the indoctrination hypothesis. In other words, even if business and management students have higher levels of Dark Triad traits, they do not necessarily differ in their moral judgment competence. With regard to the relationship between psychopathy and decision-making in moral dilemmata, previous research yielded somewhat contradictory results with some studies reporting that psychopathy leads to a utilitarian bias in moral judgment processes (e.g., Bartels & Pizarro, 2011), whereas other studies have shown that there is no negative influence of psychopathy on moral decision-making capacities (e.g., Cima et al., 2010). Other research findings indicate that higher levels of psychopathic traits — particularly if associated with affective deficits — were related to a greater proportion of utilitarian responses only if the moral dilemma tasks included questions targeting a choice of hypothetical action (e.g., “Would you . . . in order to . . . ?) instead of questions which focus on abstract judgments only (e.g., “Is it acceptable to . . . in order to . . . ?), higher psychopathic traits influence the moral choice but not necessarily the moral judgment (Tassy, Deruelle, Mancini, Leistedt, & Wicher, 2013)

With regard to these findings, it can be hypothesized the phenomenon of the Targeted Individual is most probably due to some groups “business dealings” as there exists the opportunity or potential for gaining power and position over the targeted individual either in the form of economic resources (e.g., property rights) or material/consumer goods (e.g.access to commodities and consumer goods, by utilizing advancing new technologies) or it is the result of a criminal group who is interested in controlling and micromanaging a “territory” or the “territory of a single human body”, most likely in the pursuit of this group’s or individual’s resources. A form of targeting and “grooming” through manipulating individuals in the interest of controlling the sexual economy of a person’s body (e.g., sex and the female body) has been observed on college campuses (see Van Brunt, Murphy, Pescara-Kovach, & Crance, G., 2019).

References Sources:

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WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

Mother, Daughter, Gardener, Student, Graduate, Cook, Care-Giver, Lover of Books, Reader of Philosophy, Interested in Psychoanalysis