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

Sources:

Janine Chassegeut-Smirgel. (1984) Creativity and Perversion. London. Free Association Books. Chapter 7, “Psychoanalytic Study of Falsehood” and Chapter 9, “Aestheticism, Creation and Perversion.”

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.

A Psycho-Political Critique for Gang Stalking with Electronic Targeted Assaults: Part I Analyzing Theory

“The task thus becomes to track the patterned ways that violence seeks to name as violent that which resists it, and how the violent character of a legal regime is exposed as it forcibly quells dissent, punishes workers who refuse the exploitative terms of contracts, sequesters minorities, imprisons its critics, and expels its potential rivals.”

― Judith Butler, The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind

Some liberal political representatives believe the “state of nature” (that is, the state of nature of man) is one where we emerged into this social and political world from an already fully developed natural state, and in this natural state of nature, we are already, from some reason, fully grown individuals who are independent and responsible, and, in this state, we are also in conflict with one another. This is fiction, and it is a very powerful fiction (Starobinski,1988). and we enter this fiction we can understand it as a “maze” or “labyrinth” that compels one to ask, “What can be discerned from its structure?” And also ask, “What clues does it give us, and what can be discerned from those clues?” In addition to, “What cannot be figured out or uncovered?”

This is the political theory that has screwed up the entire ethical-political configuration because it does not account for the state of the individual in dependency during pre-Oedipal development (Klein, 1963). This supposed “state of nature” forecloses not only the maternal, it forecloses the state of dependency in the human development of the child; the mother-child configuration. Precluded is the little human who eventually grows to become this “fully developed, independent, responsible primary male.” In this state of nature, the primary founding figure is masculine because the feminine is foreclosed upon (Butler, 2020; Holmes, 2013; Chodorow, 2012). The dependency state, which is precluded in this political theory, is a state that continues as part of our existence because we never fully arrive at total “independence.” That is to say, we are interdependent on one another as individuals even after we have grown into fully human adults. Even municipalities, states, and countries are interdependent upon one another.

In her book, Individualizing Gender and Sexuality: Theory and Practice, Nancy J. Chodorow comments on the fragilities and fault lines of masculine selfhood. She provides us an explanation with her theory of the Achilles Complex and says that fears of dependency, abandonment, loss of self, and fears of women’s sexuality; masculinity, or maleness, has to do primarily with two things. First, it has to do with not being a woman or dependent upon a woman. Second, masculine development has to do with not being a little boy/child in relation to an adult/father. This would explain why man sprang as a fully developed responsible adult in his social-political world. This supports the political theory of man’s state of nature which precludes the mother and the state of dependency belonging to a child (pg. 121–136). This would explain why some would want to dehumanize another by making them even worse alcoholics, fatter diabetics, and more pathetic than they were originally, or make them suffer in pain through electronic targeted assaults. It is because by applying a force based on masculine power, a force that exerts enough pressure to make the target even more weak and vulnerable, and thereby, even more castrated. By doing this they gain the higher ground which is to possess even more power. This is part and parcel of the components and mechanisms belonging to the state’s technological apparatus of oppression and slavery.

In Butler’s book, she suggests the need for a new paradigm, one that would include the practice of nonviolence. She calls it an “egalitarian imaginary.” In this new configuration, there would also have to include psychoanalytical theory where patricide and matricide neither exist in the human psyche? That is, neither the father nor the mother becomes precluded, but both are recognized, validated, and exist in union with the child in a peaceful state of equality within the psyche. One is not relegated to a lower status. Both are mutually equal. This is the new paradigm that has never yet been theorized and would support, in my opinion, how secure attachment works in early childhood development. That is, at least in theory.

But back to addressing “natural man’s” state of amnesia of having never been fed, never been dependent upon another, wrapped in the warmth of a blanket, and nurtured by someone into his natural grown development. It is here where we might address aggression in the form of hostile avoidance and neglect of other’s needs which pulls in the concept of not only morality, ethics, social, and financial equality, but also genetics which I will not discuss here. There are no laws that say conduct must be moral or ethical and that’s an issue. There are no laws that say, “We must tithe a portion of our salary to the poor in addition to paying state and federal taxes.” These are behaviors people arbitrarily perform because they see value in performing them. Any laws banning immoral or unethical behaviors are created by people who see the value in instituting them and enforcing them; like gun laws and laws against murder, oppression, slavery, and discrimination. Laws that do not unduly oppress and deny people of their civil rights. So, I have to wonder why there have been no laws banning the use of electronic weapons against US citizens? A behavior that clearly violates US citizens’ 4th amendment rights! And the answer seems to lie in the facts surrounding how people conceive of the concept of ‘nonviolence.’ In her book, The Force of Nonviolence: An ethico-political bind, Judith Butler suggests we first think of nonviolence as a sustained commitment even a way of rerouting aggression for the purposes of affirming ideals of equality and freedom, and secondly, she suggests nonviolence does not make sense without a commitment to equality. Considering that in this world some lives are more clearly valued than others and that this inequality implies that certain lives will be more tenaciously fought and defended for than others.

Butler poses the following question;

“Under what historical conditions do such fantasies take hold?”

Butler’s response:

“They become possible and persuasive from within a condition of social conflict or as a consequence of its history; they represent, perhaps, the dream of an escape from the sufferings associated with the capitalist organization of work, or they function as a justification for the very organization. These imaginings articulate, and comment upon, the arguments for strengthening state power and its instruments of violence to cultivate or contain the popular will; they emerge in our understanding of populism, the condition in which the popular will is imagined to assume an unconstrained form or to rebel against established structures; they encode and reproduce forms of domination and exploitation that set classes and religious or racial groups against one another, as if “tribalism” were a primitive or natural condition that rears up and explodes if states fail to exercise restraining powers — that is, if states fail to impose their own violence, including legal violence (Butler, 2020).”

They become possible under conditions of historical social conflict involving inequality and oppression. This is not fiction. This is Truth. It is here we can discuss the psychology of the paranoid-schizoid and this personality constellation’s need for control and domination over Other (Cohn, 1987; Jacobs, 2007). Similar to the fiction I was once given as an explanation as to why men rape women; “Men rape women because certain men are not selected for mating.” This fictional belief clandestinely places the blame on women for the reason why men rape and precludes any responsibility on the part of the man for his own actions. How can this be so? When some men who aren’t selected for mating or sex play do not problem-solve with physical sexual assault. I just could not blindly accept this as a valid reason why men rape. To me, it’s similar to the fiction “man sprung fully developed from a state of nature into his social and political environment as primary ruler who, by the way, has been historically a white male.” It’s the same kind of fiction that makes people believe women deserve to be raped because <enter any reason here>. You can pick from any of the following reasons and write some other reasons in if you like; she walked home alone, she wore a short tight-fitting dress, she entered a bar, she drank alcohol, she was flirting with him. These possessed beliefs create what is known as victim-blaming and, as a form of fiction, holds incredible power to persuade the audience that listens to its pontifications. It also holds the power of performing a form of perspecticide. People love fiction, and people love scandal and they love blaming others instead of finding real solutions to problems because it’s easier to take down a problem through blaming and targeting than to actually figure out a way one can live in peaceful union with them. Our last president was proof of that.

In the field of psychiatry, there is a diagnosis called Pseudologica Phantasmagoria. It is a fancy term that describes the character trait of pathological lying. If the history of our entire functioning political state, the supposed “state of nature” theory which has gone on to form the corporate political climate, then man has not only been engaging in long-term pseudologica phantasmagoria; evolving, encoding, and reproducing forms of domination and exploitation that set classes and religious or racial groups against one another, he has also been operating in the midst of large scale corporate-political entities that are the by-products of his phantasmagoric carnival house of illusions. In an imaginary scene where the protagonist representing the fulfillment of a wish in a manner that is distorted to a greater or lesser degree by defensive processes, a “Fantasme,” a structured psychic modality by which reality itself is invariably interpreted and theaters created (Butler, 2020; Kohn, 1987; Laplanche & Pontalis, 1967). I cannot stress enough how accurately this describes gang stalking with electronic targeted assault.

Since aggression is a component part of social bonds based on interdependency, how aggression is crafted makes the difference for a practice, a practice that is resistant to violence and can imagine a new future of social equality. And since how aggression is crafted makes the difference in this practice, a practice that will either be resistant to violence or pre-disposed to it, the very social contract of man in his practice of corporate-political forms of power has included it to include a sexual contract and gender is tightly held by one power; not the weak and not the vulnerable. In America, we have crafted aggression in such a way as to be pre-disposed to beget more violence, upon more violence, upon more violence. Gang stalking with electronic targeted assaults is just another component of the phantasmagorical technological state apparatus, where a corporate-political mentality of greed creates the violence of oppression and slavery.

Historically, how aggression has played a part in social relationships in America has involved prejudice in the forms of racism, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, misogyny, and the systemic disregard for the poor and the dispossessed. Forms of these prejudices are rooted at the very center of Melanie Klein’s theories on the paranoid-schizoid. This paper offers, through a historical, political, social, and psychoanalytic lens, a theory that explains the phantasmagoric phenomenon known as gang stalking with electronic targeted assaults as belonging to the phantasmagorical industrial-military complex. It belongs to the mentality of men who have created industries that serve the units found within this complex; all military branches, NASA, the communication industry, the federal and local law enforcement. The corporate-political forms of power also transfer forms of this power through dispersal and distribution of commodities to other quasi-militant groups that utilize militant forms of oppression and control with the use of guns and advancing technology. This may include advancing medical technologies as well as advancing communication technologies whose experimental practice will benefit man in his future.

One might ask the question, “Why are legal reforms surrounding gun laws so difficult to institute?” and “Will they even help when gun dealers sell under the counter?”

Sources:

Starobinski, Jean. (1988). Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Transparency and Obstruction. Chicago. University of Chicago Press.

Butler, Judith. (2020). The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind. New York. Verso Publishing.

Jacobs, Amber. (2007). On Matricide: Myth, Psychoanalysis, and the Law of the Mother. New York. Columbia University Press.

Carol Cohn. ( 1987). Sex and Death in the Rational World of Defence Intellectuals. In Signs, Vol. 12, №4, Within and Without: Women, Gender, and Theory. (Summer 1987), pp. 687–718.

Laplanche, J. & Pontalis, J.B. (1967). The Language of Psycho-Analysis. New York. W.W. Norton

Klein, Melanie (1963). Some Reflection on the Oresteia. In Envy and Gratitude and Other Works: 1946–1963. (London. Virago, 1988). Klein comments “Aeschylus presents to us a picture of human development from its roots to its most advanced levels.”

Chodorow, Nancy J. (2012). Individualizing Gender and Sexuality: Theory and Practice. New York. Routledge.

Holmes, Lucy. (2013). Wrestling with Destiny: The Promise of Psychoanalysis. New York. Routledge. In this book Holmes comments: “Men obliterate the memory of an initial dependence on a woman over which they had no control, creating what Andre Green called “the dead mother (Green, 2001). However, there are inevitable problems with this psychic murder. Evacuating the maternal representation from the mind creates a void within the masculine psyche. The mother who has been declared nonexistent remains emotionally irreplaceable, and the guilt which is the consequence of the fantasied matricide fuels a rigid and defensive stance toward the female sex. Men need to subjugate women to shore up the defenses created by the problem of the dead mother” (pg. 75).

Other works not cited in this paper but important to the topic of nonviolence:

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

Holmes, Lucy. (2008) The Internal Triangle: Theories of Female Development. New York. Jason Aronson.

Schulman, Sarah. (2016). Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair. Vancouver, Canada. Arsenal Pulp Press. The meaning transmitted by this book conveys concern over how social differences are dealt with when people overstated harm when there is no real harm or stigmatize social difference as “harming” because social difference makes a person feel uncomfortable.

Stark, Evan. (2007). Coercive Control: How men entrap women in personal life. New York. Oxford University Press.

DECEPTIVE CRIMINAL RELATIONSHIPS: Comparing the penetration of electronic targeted assaults and non-penetrative targeted assaults against the criminal penetration and non-penetration of deceptive sexual relations

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Targeted Individual (TIs) and Electronically Targeted Individual (eTIs): Concepts in crisis

Please consider the following excerpt from Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair in which Sarah Schulman writes:

“The definition of “violence” has now expanded to include a new continuum of behaviors and feelings that are also generically used to ascribe a negative value to a person’s actions. The word “violence” has expanded far beyond the field of physical assault to also mean emotional abuse and, unfortunately, emotional conflict where there is no abuse. In recent years, we see “violence” and “abuse” being ascribed to social criticism, efforts to understand phenomena, and social and psychological analysis. “Abuse” is also regularly used to describe disagreement and misunderstanding. Accusations of “policing,” “shaming,” and other expressions of “call-out culture” demanding “safety” from uncomfortable ideas represent people and actions as laden with blame, refusing interactivity around the content of ideas and perceptions. This is in line with the similar practice of calling racial analysis “playing the race card.” Trying to understand and explain structures of pathology is repressed by accusations of wrong-doing. Thinking is wrong. Saying is wrong. Not only are revelations unwanted, they get mischaracterized as harm.” (1)

Now comparing this above-stated information and comparing it to the penetrative electronic assaults of the electronically Targeted Individual (eTI) I’d like to now present theories in the philosophy of law and deceptive sexual relations. The paper, Deceptive Sexual Relations: A Theory of Criminal Liability published in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, draws on historical accounts of deceptive sexual relations involved in medical procedures, in cases of teaching, and deceptions involving intent in the sexual activity of partners. Past cases involving doctors who, misrepresenting sex as a surgical operation to cure fits, another doctor surreptitiously replacing a medical instrument with his penis during an intimate examination, and a voice coach (music teacher) disguising sex as a therapeutic aid to help his pupil’s singing voice. However, the most extreme deception takes place when the victim isn’t even aware sexual penetration has taken place as observed in cases where some form of mind-altering substance such as alcohol or opiates or, more recently, the use of electronic stimulation (e-Stim) to sedate. This is being observed as the newest ritual in manipulating the victim’s conscious state of awareness, thereby making it difficult for the victim to determine the extent of the criminal liability and the relationship he/she has to the perpetrator of such penetrations. We can compare victim relationships to their perpetrators in cases involving sexual assault and deceptive sexual relations. (2)

In referring back to the opening excerpt I used to alert my readers’ attention to the nature of “shaming.” Historically in the realm of law, rapists were protected from prosecution through what had been previously known as “promiscuity laws.” These laws gave courts the right to expose a sexual assault victim’s past history regarding sexual abuse, especially if the victim was under the age of 14 to 16 years of age. As a result of these laws that exposed victim’s childhood maltreatment and nature of abuse and sexual abuse to the public, many rapists eluded prosecution by placing blame on the victim and through its exposure, shamed and stigmatizing the victim as somehow responsible for their own victimization. To my knowledge, these laws are no longer in use. However, with similar respect, the aspect of shaming in stigmatizing Targeted Individuals and electronic Targeted Individuals (eTIs) when it comes to the nature of these electronic assaults and victimizations, shaming is also utilized as a defense by the perpetrator. Society has projected TIs and eTIs as being “mentally ill” and in need of “medical therapy” or “medical assistance” which, in my opinion, obscures the Truth with regard to the real nature and causes for this phenomenon and it is the reason why it has been consistently kept an ongoing problem. It has been my conclusion what is known as electronic targeted assaults overlooks the nature of intimate partner violence (IPV) and domestic violence (DM) through a third-party proxy; accomplices that may be medical doctors and scientists.

With the advent of e-Stim or electronic stimulation, experimental medicine has moved into new areas of remote wireless electronic stimulation. There are various medical techniques that utilize electronic devices, computer microchip technology, the use of computers and computer software programs, hand-held devices that deliver radio frequency signals to implants and/or wearable head and body gear as recently seen in DARPA Military News (3). The latter as part of wearable body gear in the sex play of bondage and discipline in acts of BDSM and the electro-medical fetish. (4) In applications used in psychiatry and spinal nerve stimulation; such as Vegus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) and most recently with paraplegics and quadriplegics in helping them to regain mobility. We are now witnessing a move into the area utilizing light photonic physics (5). Optogenetic research has claimed to induce aggression in experimental project mice utilizing neurological implants. (6) But never have I witnessed in the modern era, where laws have been established structuring the nature of consent both in medicine, law, and finance, the financial and legal responsibilities involving medical and legal malpractice and financial malfeasance and boards positioned within hospitals and medical research facilities outlining responsibilities demanding adherence to ethical medical practices in research. These “at will” attacks in uncontrolled settings, for example when the person is driving down the road in a motor vehicle which is outside of hospitals and doctor’s office, places equipped with addressing issues of medical emergencies should they arise from such experimental procedures. These “left-wing assaults” usurping the legal rights away from a person’s autonomous action through the form of electronic attacks against their will, unbeknownst to them, and without the knowledge of the identities of the perpetrators.

These new advances in neuroscience involve manipulating the conscious mental state of mice and in some psychiatric applications, so too, involve manipulating the conscious mental state of human beings under controlled settings. In the practice of law that criminalizing deceptive medical procedures, which is similar to the legal practice of criminalizing deceptive sexual relations as prosecutable criminal offenses, both areas raise two vital questions. How accurately do definitions within these two categories of offenses capture the harmfulness and wrongfulness of the criminal acts involved? That is to say, deceptive sexual assault and the penetration of targeted electronic frequency into the human body and the human mind, and should there be separate criminal offenses specifically outlining, clearly describing, and separating the Targeted Individual (TIs) from the electronically Targeted Individual (eTIs) as victims involved in deceptive criminal acts aimed at harming the public at large? Should there be a separately defined outline to procedural law and how the law identifies, handles, prosecutes, and punishes the perpetrators responsible for the phenomenon of electronic Targeted Individuals and electronic targeted assaults? And how do we as a nation go about protecting vulnerable populations that are being abused by these criminal perpetrators? The difference between the TI and the eTI is the difference between non-penetrative and penetrative assaults. That is the difference viewed between sexual assault involving penile penetration as “rape” and non-penile penetration of sexual assault which is classified as “gross indecency.” Gross indecency as described as a deceptive sexual encounter involving sexual activity using a video camera to record a partner by misleading him/her into believing the encounter is genuine but instead the encounter is recorded and used to humiliate the victim by exposing him/her to public scrutiny. Likewise, the deceptive medical practice of implanting individuals with devices that respond to electronic signals the individual has no control over. Technological advances are occurring far too quickly and we, as ordinary men, are at a loss in grasping the social threads needed to pull together a clearer picture regarding this phenomenon and to which the social values of men may be contributing to the quick unraveling of these social threads. It is my opinion exposing this phenomenon for what it really is, that is, high gross indecency of a segment of society responsible for controlling these targeted assaults aimed at the mind and body of individuals through a third-party proxy; a rogue person in a position of power and in a position of leadership within the community.

While I can understand public misperceptions regarding the Targeted Individual (TI) and the electronically Targeted Individual (eTI) as being test subjects taking part in government mind control programs, it is my opinion these public perceptions further obscure the truth behind the true nature of what’s really happening. I’ll give a few examples of how misconceptions involving military experiments and our government secret use of hospitals, university, and military installations to carry out top-secret programs. In October 1995, former President Bill Clinton announced the federal government was responsible for top-secret military projects and apologized to the US public for these “secret projects.”

The Philadelphia Experiment. Although the Philadelphia Experiment was said to have never happened, it was an “alleged” military experiment reported to have been carried out by the U.S. Navy at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States sometime around October 28, 1943. The USS Eldridge was claimed to have been rendered “invisible” or “cloaked” to enemy devices. Although many people claimed the experiment involved an attempt at “time travel” which no actual proof of this exists and it is surmised was not the case. The experiment utilized Albert Einstein’s “Unified Field Theory” combining electromagnetism and gravity in an attempt to bend light around objects thereby making the object “invisible” or “cloaked” from enemy radar. There were reports by some naval personnel, who claimed to be part of the experimental project, of physical ailments resulting from “exposure.” Intensive electromagnetic fields have been known to cause symptoms like nausea, dizziness, and disorientation. It was my perception, if this experiment did take place, it may have been one of the United States’ first attempts at exploring “stealth technology.”

Modern stealth technology experiments begun in 1958, but there must have existed a long line of “trial by error” by experimenters in determining what parts of our physical world might work and what parts would not work regarding invisibility and cloaking. However, the Philadelphia Experiment is said to have never happened. But, two aspects of our physical world are in fact electromagnetism and gravity and man has never lost his insatiable desire to control his natural world.

The Stargate Project. In response to 1970s government intelligence sources claiming the Soviet Union was spending 60 million rubles a year on psychotronic research, the federal government through the U.S. Army established the Stargate Project secret program in 1978. It was an attempt to utilize psychics for “remote viewing” capabilities to assist in acquiring intelligence that would assist the United States with national security and cold war issues. It is reported that a few of the psychics were acquired from the Church of Scientology. Individuals who reach the highest level of discipline within the church were recruited. One researcher said that a minimum accuracy rate of 65% required by the clients was often exceeded in the later experiments. One of the project’s most successful operations was the location of a lost Soviet spy plane in 1976 by Rosemary Smith, a young administrative assistant recruited by project director Dale Graff.

Elon Musk’s new company Neuralink

Elon Musk’s newest company Neuralink established in 2016 is attempting to outfit human brains with interfaces that communicate with computers. Musk proclaimed that in a lot of ways his newest development in computer and advancing technological interfaces is “a lot like Fitbit for your brain (7).” Neuralink’s plan is to replace a small portion of the human skull with a dollar-coin sized device that can read your mind. Although neuroethical questions need to be addressed, the intentions for Musk’s technology seemed geared to help benefit man. However, the existence of the dark side of man has not changed through the course of human history and the fact remains there exists a small population within the human race who would use this technology against man’s better interests forever changing the landscape of fighting crime in ever-advancing world of hi-tech gadgetry. Proponents asking questions regarding neuroethical research wonder what living in a future world might be like if human thoughts and brains could be harnessed so as to nudged a person’s decision-making process in a different direction? What will the future of crimes like sexual assault and murder look like?

Source References:

(1) Schulman, Sarah. (2016). Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair. Vancouver, Canada. Arsenal Pulp Press.

(2) Gibson, M. (2020). Deceptive Sexual Relations: A Theory of Criminal Liability. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Advance Article.

(3) “Six Paths to the Nonsurgical Future of Brain-Machine Interfaces.” (2019) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. US Department of Defensewww.darpa.mil https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2019-05-20

(4) LoveHoney.com “The Sexual Happiness People” Online Retailer of Sex Toys, Clothing, and Supplies. Of particular interest is their “bondage” section with the “electro-medical-fetish.” Accessed February 12, 2021. https://www.lovehoney.com/bondage/electro-medical-fetish/electro-sex-toys/p/electrastim-em140-sensavox-power-unit-dual-channel-electrosex-kit/a13006g13042.html

(5) Hashimoto, M., Hata, A., Miyata, T., & Hirase, H. (2014). Programmable wireless light-emitting diode stimulator for chronic stimulation of optogenetic molecules in freely moving mice. Neurophotonics, 1(1), 011002. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.NPh.1.1.011002 Also available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4478966/

(6) Lasers Turn Lab Mice Into Brutal Killers. New York Post. Published January 17, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stuzzyIIMRU

(7) Jackson, Ryan. Elon Musk’s Neuralink device focused on the computer, but what about the brain? MSN.com. & Cnet.com. Technology News. Published September 1, 2020. Retrieved online February 14, 2021. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/elon-musks-neuralink-device-focused-on-the-computer-but-what-about-the-brain/ar-BB18yVB6

Other source references to consider but not actually cited for the paper:

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.

Lyons, M., & Jonason, P. (2015). Dark Triad, Tramps, and Thieves. Journal of Individual Differences, 36(4), 215–220.

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

Conaghan, .J. (2019). The Essence of Rape. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 39(1),

McClintock, A. (1993). Maid to Order: Commercial Fetishism and Gender Power. Social Text, (37), 87–116. doi:10.2307/466262. Social Text is a journal published by Duke University Press. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/94de/42b7efda8383d0484d0265d39be4e4a18906.pdf?_ga=2.70378576.1963094556.1613328525-1035488512.1612888872

Stark, C.A. (2019). Gaslighting, Misogyny, and Psychological Oppression. The Monist, 102(2),

Jill D. Weinberg. (2016) Consensual Violence: Sex, sports and the politics of injury. Oakland, California. University of California Press.

Richard von Krafft-Ebing. Psychopathia Sexualis, trans. Franklin S. Klaf. New York. Stein & Day, 1965. For analyses on the discourse of perversion and sexual deviance.

Jeffrey Weeks. Against Nature: Essays on History, Sexuality, and Identity. London. Rivers Oram, 1991. For analyses on the discourse of perversion and sexual deviance.

Jonathan Dollimore. Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault. Oxford. Clarendon, 1991. For analyses of the discourses on perversion and sexual deviance.

Engle, Gigi. (2019). These E-Stim Sex Toys Zap You With Electricity — and You Might Actually Like It.” www.menshealth.com. Published online January 8, 2019. Accessed online February 12, 2021. https://www.menshealth.com/sex-women/a25799460/e-stim-sex-toys/

Butler, Judith. (1997). The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection. Stanford, California. Stanford University Press.

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

Freud, Sigmund. (1924). The dissolution of the Oedipus Complex. Standard Edition. Volume 19. London: Hogarth Press.

Niedecken, D. (2016). The primal scene and symbol formation. The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 97(3), 665–683.

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

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

Dickes, R. (1963). Fetishistic Behavior: A Contribution to Its Complex Development and Significance. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 11(2), 303–330.

WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

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

Bondage and Discipline and The Making of New Markets for Commercial Consumer Fetishism in the Era of E-Stim

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E-stim and the electronic sex toy box. How does the era of e-stim play into the electronically targeted individual? Please click on the link Electrastim | Electro Sex | Lovehoney

For Krafft-Ebing, women are indirectly to blame for male sadism. He blamed women’s diffidence, shyness, and timidity which he believed provokes male aggression. He believed this fact was due to the inherent “natural ordering of gender” and the “natural ordering” found within its sex roles, that is, the differences between the male and female subjects. The natural design of these two human creatures created women as “modestly, coy, and subservient”, while men would enjoy “boastful, extroverted, dominant victories”. Here I question if this is not due to the fact that man, like an animal, can sniff out “weakness” and “opportunity” in another, thereby identifying avenues to exert his dominant male prowess both in the bedroom and in business? Could this be a form of an evolutionary clairsentience that promotes man’s long-term survival as a “pack animal” in matters of dominant leadership and resources?

“The task for medical sexology was to police a double boundary: between the “normal” culture of male aggression and the “abnormal” culture of sadomasochism and between “normal” female masochism and “abnormal” male masochism. The first contradiction between “natural” heterosexuality and the “unnatural perversions” was primarily managed by projecting the “perversions” onto the invented zone of race. Sexologists like Krafft-Ebing demonized sadomasochism as the psychopathology of the atavistic individual, as blood-flaw and stigma of the flesh. Sadomasochism, like other fetishisms, was figured as a regression backward in time to the “prehistory” of racial “degeneration,” existing ominously in the heart of the imperial metropolis — the degeneration of the race writ as an individual pathology of the soul.

Thus, for Krafft-Ebing, decent doses of male aggression are a fait accompli of nature. Genuine sadism, however, exists in “civilized man” only to a “weak and rather rudimentary degree.” While sadism is a natural trait of “primitive” peoples, atavistic traces of sadism in “civilized man” stem, not from the environment or social accident, but are awakened from a primordial past: “Sadism must . . . be counted among the primitive anomalies of the sexual life. It is a disturbance (a deviation) in the evolution of psychosexual processes sprouting from the soil of psychical degeneration (McClintock, 1993).”

Unbridled sadism in contrast with consensual and commercial sadomasochism reveals a difference in nature. Commercial sadomasochism is therefore considered less biologically flawed or viewed as less externalizing or internalizing the psycho-pathologies of human nature. In its presentation, it is viewed as a historical subculture that emerged in Europe alongside the imperial Enlightenment. Far from being a primordial manifestation of racial “degeneracy,” sadomasochism is a subculture organized primarily around the symbolic exercise of social risk. Indeed, the outrage of sadomasochism is precisely its hostility toward ideas involving “nature being the custodian of social power.” Sadomasochism refuses to read power as fate or destiny. And since sadomasochism is the theatrical exercise of social contradiction, it is self-consciously against nature, not in the sense that it violates natural law, but in the sense that it denies the existence of natural law in the first place. Sadomasochism performs social power as both contingent and constitutive, as sanctioned neither by fate nor by God, but by the social convention and invention, that can change and re-order relationships.

Commercial sadomasochism insists on exhibiting the “primitive” (“slave,” “baby”, “woman”) as submissive characters in a theatrical stage production. On the sadomasochism theatre stage, we observe the “primitive irrational” as a dramatic script, in a “communion of performances” that is at the heart of Western reasoning sexual deviance. The paraphernalia of sadomasochism has traditionally been boots, whips, chains, uniforms, etc. which are the paraphernalia of state power and public punishment converted into private pleasures. Sadomasochism visibly stages irrational ecstasy and the alienation of the body at the center of the theatre stage against the backdrop of a theme of hierarchy and power and the differences found in the various positions of that hierarchical power. Thus, its Western reason reveals sadomasochism’s imperial logic and domina by refusing its fate as “without power.” Sadomasochism manipulates the signs of power in order to refuse nature’s legitimate rule over the form of male biological power and the male phallus.

Feminists demonize heterosexual sadomasochism as the sanctioned exercise of male tyranny. The historical line of patriarchy parades a long history of abuses attempting to freeze power and to always make one side passive and the other side dominant. Patriarchy is, therefore, the originator of masochistic and sadistic positions. Even lesbian sadomasochism is considered by feminists a form of “self-abasement on all levels that renders wimmin unable to execute truly feminist goals. In the theories of Louise Kaplan describing lesbian homosexuality in her book “Female Perversions” she uses the term “Pinocchios” to suggest the lesbian women have not been taught in the right way of her true feminist and so, “are not real women.” That is to say, in the true and natural sense of her feminine role as heterosexual counterpart to man. The term suggests “these women are not real women” but are instead props like the marionette puppet who was in search of becoming a “real boy”, in the toy workshop of Geppetto. While I understand this perception, I do not believe that all lesbians “were not real girls” or “are not real women” for that matter. I have found many gay women contribute a lot to our world, some holding advance degrees and professional titles may be more real than some heterosexual women who “know” their positions in the hierarchy of male patriarchy. I once revealed my experiences with homosexuality and homosexual fantasy to a psychiatrist, a woman, who, possessing an advanced degree in medicine, shared Louise Kaplan’s belief. I asked her why was I having these homosexual fantasies and feelings and she said, “I believe what you are asking me has something to do with being a ‘Pinocchio’” (e.g., not a real girl/real woman). She went no further than that one sentence and then left the room. I didn’t understand her response at first, and it was only later that I came to a conclusion regarding its interpretation after reading Louise Kaplan’s “Female Perversions.” However, there is a psychoanalytic theory that suggests all girls are born bisexual and that most choose a heterosexual path (Holmes, 2008).

Of course, analyzing the practice of sadomasochism as a form of sexual slavery in lesbian relationships one can see its disguise as “sexually forcing a woman against her will.” Likewise, men who pay women money to engage in sexual play of sadomasochism and take the dominant position are paying to indulge their sadistic fantasies of sexual abuse towards women. Yet the testimony of dominatrixes reveals precisely the opposite. By far the most common service paid for by men in heterosexual sexual sadomasochism in bondage and discipline is in the position of the submissive. In fact, in most bondage and discipline in heterosexual sadomasochism, the men pay to be the “slaves”, not the women. For me, this reveals subtle, unaddressed issue regarding female sadism and female aggression and perhaps may reveal a truth when it comes to the electronic tethering of targeted individual, which has been interpreted as a “passive form of aggression”, and its connection to the statistics and trends in patterns of aggression. It is women who have to navigate the “lost phallus” in their “denial of power” and it is the women who seek out positions as dominants wielding their sexual power to subjugate men.

With regard to the electronic tethering of the human body and the human mind, I have come to a conclusion that while these electronic devices were most likely designed by men, they will undoubtedly serve women who seek avenues to play out, on a theatrical stage, the unconscious, unanalyzed fantasies of mastery and control over others, playing into recovering her lost phallus, and this play may include both men and women. In the words of one dominatrix, heterosexual bondage and discipline in sexual sadomasochism are far from being the vicious unleashing of male dominance, sadomasochism is typically the other way around. There exists only a “few” dominant men who want to indulge their sadistic fantasies of “beating” women. That in fact, it is women who want to indulge their fantasies of being phallically dominant. Of course, we could come to a conclusion that most men are probably “proper gentlemen who know how to behave and treat women” but the fact of the matter is there may be far more men willing to beat women during sex play than the evidence suggests. They just lack the financial backing to pay for and receive its entertainment. Surprisingly, it has been reported that top-level business executives and churchmen are the main solicitors for the position of “slave” in bondage and discipline in sadomasochistic sex play. They come to be punished, humiliated, frightened, and tormented to the limits of their endurance.

Sex and Electricity, Yep, it’s a thing!

In the practice of extreme pornography, the use of bondage and discipline in sexual acts of sadomasochism is a common theme. In some extreme pornography female actors as well as male actors may consent to be mildly electrocuted through the use of electric stimulation through the use of “e-stim sex toys.” Where once we witnessed the paraphernalia of sadomasochism in bondage and discipline as being traditionally boots, whips, chains, uniforms, etc. as the paraphernalia of state power and public punishments conversion into private sexual pleasures. We are now witnessing in the era of 21st-century technology a combining of the commercial consumer fetish of BDSM with the latest in e-technology (electronics, wireless electronic devices) in forms of bondage and discipline and sexual sadomasochism and its conversion onto a theatrical stage, albeit confined to the deranged mind, a hidden and clandestine use of power and dominance hidden behind a theatrical curtain. The use of electronic devices that deliver e-stim in the subjugation of powerless victims by powerful dominant.

Electroejaculation! Are you interested in knowing what it is?

Electroejaculation is a procedure used to obtain semen samples from sexually mature male mammals. The procedure is used for breeding programs and research purposes in various species, as well as in the treatment of ejaculatory dysfunction in human males. This procedure is used frequently with large mammals, particularly bulls and some domestic animals, as well as humans who have certain types of anejaculation. This is the pathological inability of a male to ejaculate despite obtaining an erection. Electroejaculation has also been used for cryo conservation of animal genetic resources where one would collect semen and keep it stored in low temperatures with the intent of conserving genetic material and future revival.

In humans, electroejaculation is usually carried out under a general anesthetic. An electric probe is inserted into the rectum adjacent to the prostate gland. The probe delivers an AC voltage, usually 12–24 volts sine wave at a frequency of 60 Hz, with a current limited to usually 500 mA, although some devices can generate currents of up to 1 A. The probe is activated for 1–2 seconds, referred to as a stimulus cycle. Ejaculation usually occurs after 2–3 stimulus cycles. Care must be taken when using currents greater than 500 mA, as tissue burns may result due to the heating of the probe. The stimulus voltage stimulates nearby nerves, resulting in contraction of the pelvic muscles and ejaculation.

In the movie “The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo”, a young woman who was sodomized anally by her rapist returns to the scene of the crime and uses an electrified cattle prod to sadistically assault the man as a form of “payback” for the wrongs committed by him.

Now, introducing new electrified sex toys and e-stim. Yes, this is just what it sounds like, sex toys that shock the skin and genitals on actual people’s bodies. Electrostimulation or e-stim via sex toys are having somewhat of a moment today. Adding an e-stim toy to certain erogenous zones can heighten sensitivity and deepen pleasurable feelings. “It gets right into those deep nerves and muscles.”

E-stim toys are toys that deliver controlled electric shock acutely, slightly sharp sparks to wherever the toy is placed on the body. They are not supposed to hurt, but rather stimulate. In the area of wireless hand-held devices, I wonder “can these e-toys be biologically implanted and controlled through remote, wireless devices? Perhaps even by a “rogue” operator? Is this what the phenomenon known as the electronically targeted individual is all about? Control of the human body, and the human mind, via remote wireless signals to stimulate/sedate (e.g., torture) a human victim?

Some men enjoy having their testicles tantalized with simulation (e.g., licking, tickling, sucking) and now the latest trend in sex toys are electronic devices that deliver, to the gonads, nipples, inner thigh, anal regions, a mild form of electrocution in the form of electronic stimulation (e-stim). Much like the cattle prods, farmers use to shock the backside of their heifers in order to direct and move them into the area they wish the livestock to be. For beginners, one source recommends the “Doc Johnson Stinger Wand.” It is also called the “Stinger Electro-Play Wand” and it retails for about $39.99 at www.lovehoney.com/bondage/electro-medical-fetish/ if you’re interested in providing your “love honey” some extra stimulation. This product is recommended for beginners because it is user friendly and provides a starting point for people interested in e-stim toys. It resembles a cattle prod used by farmers except it is made of red and black plastic instead of metal.

E-stim toys aren’t just limited to external play either. There are some toys on the market that are meant to be inserted or worn and can cause muscle contractions to those specific areas (think nipples, vagina, anus).

I have been studying psychology and psychoanalysis, in particular, the internalizing and externalizing of psychopathologies. Externalizing pathologies that give rise to deviant desires, in particular bondage and discipline and sexual sadomasochism. Most recently we have witnessed the development of phenomenon called the Targeted Individual (TIs) and the electronically Targeted Individual (eTIs). Reviewing the psychoanalytic literature of primal scene fantasies based on Freudian theory, theories in matricide, and the development of commercial consumer BDSM fetish, it shouldn’t be that difficult to see how the phenomenon of the TI and the eTI are connected to the primal scene and is a by-product of hi-tech commercial consumer fetishism in combination with the commercial consumer BDSM fetish.

Source References:

Richard von Krafft-Ebing. Psychopathia Sexualis, trans. Franklin S. Klaf. New York. Stein & Day, 1965. For analyses on the discourse of perversion and sexual deviance.

Jeffrey Weeks. Against Nature: Essays on History, Sexuality, and Identity. London. Rivers Oram, 1991. For analyses on the discourse of perversion and sexual deviance.

Jonathan Dollimore. Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault. Oxford. Clarendon, 1991. For analyses of the discourses on perversion and sexual deviance.

Mcclintock, A. (1993). Maid to Order: Commercial Fetishism and Gender Power. Social Text, p. 87–116. Published by Duke University Press.

Kaplan, Louise J. (1987). Female Perversions: The Temptations of Emma Bovary. New York. Doubleday. Translation Copy 1991 by Louise J. Kaplan.

Holmes, Lucy. (2008). The Internal Triangle: New Theories of Female Development. New York. Jason Aronson.

Engle, Gigi. (2019). These E-Stim Sex Toys Zap You With Electricity — and You Might Actually Like It.” www.menshealth.com. Published online January 8, 2019. Accessed online February 12, 2021. https://www.menshealth.com/sex-women/a25799460/e-stim-sex-toys/

Electroejaculation. Wikipedia.org. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroejaculation. Accessed online February 12, 2021.

LoveHoney.com “The Sexual Happiness People” Online Retailer of Sex Toys, Clothing, and Supplies. Of particular interest is their “bondage” section the “electro-medical-fetish.” Accessed February 12, 2021.

https://www.lovehoney.com/bondage/electro-medical-fetish/pain-sensation-play/p/doc-johnson-the-stinger-electro-play-wand/a38583g71097.html

https://www.lovehoney.com/bondage/electro-medical-fetish/electro-sex-toys/p/electrastim-em140-sensavox-power-unit-dual-channel-electrosex-kit/a13006g13042.html

https://www.lovehoney.com/bondage/electro-medical-fetish/electro-sex-toys/p/electrastim-em60-m-flick-electrosex-stimulator-multipack-set/a26592g41294.html

Friedersdorf, Connor. (2013). “The Ethics of Extreme Porn: Is Some Sex Wrong Even Among Consenting Adults?” The Atlantic. May 16, 2013. Accessed February 21, 2021. https://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/archive/2013/05/the-ethics-of-extreme-porn-is-some-sex-wrong-even-among-consenting-adults/275898/

Other sources to consider not cited in the paper:

Butler, Judith. (1997). The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection. Stanford, California. Stanford University Press.

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

Freud, Sigmund. (1924). The dissolution of the Oedipus Complex. Standard Edition. Volume 19. London: Hogarth Press.

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

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

Dickes, R. (1963). Fetishistic Behavior: A Contribution to Its Complex Development and Significance. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 11(2), 303–330.

Niedecken, D. (2016). The primal scene and symbol formation. The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 97(3), 665–683.

Gibson, M. (2020). Deceptive Sexual Relations: A Theory of Criminal Liability. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Advance Article,

Conaghan, .J. (2019). The Essence of Rape. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 39(1),

Sanders, Laura. (2021). Can privacy coexist with technology that reads and changes brain activity? Sciencenews.org. Published online February 11, 2021. Accessed February 11, 2021. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/technology-brain-activity-read-change-thoughts-privacy-ethics?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest-newsletter-v2&utm_source=Latest_Headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest_Headlines

Gilbert, Ben. (2021). Elon Musk says Neuralink implanted a chip in a monkey’s brain, and now he can play video games using his mind. Business Insider. MSN.com. Published online February 1, 2021. Accessed February 11, 2021. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/elon-musk-s-neuralink-implanted-a-chip-into-a-monkey-s-brain-and-now-he-can-play-video-games-using-his-mind/ar-BB1di71k

Elizalde, Elizabeth. (2021). Elon Musk says Neuralink could start implanting chips in human brains ‘later this year’. NYPost.com. Published online February 3, 2021. Accessed February 12, 2021. https://nypost.com/2021/02/03/elon-musk-neuralink-could-start-implanting-brain-chips-later-this-year/

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

WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

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

Modern-Day Medicine and the New Era of “Electronic Slavery” in America

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Modern American medicine was built on the backs of black slaves. This is a true statement, and there are countless other examples we can draw on in the recorded annals of human history to support this fact, not just the horrific experiments carried out on the Jews by the Germans during World War II. I’m not going to list them all here. If you are interested in a quick read regarding the presence of unethical, inhumane experimentation found in the human archive you can read When Doctors Kill: Who, Why, and How by Joshua A. Perper and Stephen J. Cina published in 2010. It offers a good glimpse into the prevalence of human sadism and the dehumanization of various minority groups within the field of experimental medicine.

“I am God, your Physician” (Ex. 15:26). The prophets also acknowledge God as a Healer and Jeremiah stated: “Heal us, and we will be healed” (from the blessing for healing, Jeremiah 17:14). Throughout the Torah, God is imbued with great healing powers. It is no wonder that it is written, “The Lord giveth, the Lord taketh away” when it comes to health, wealth, and life itself.” (1)

This quote, which was included in Perper’s and Cina’s book, is very interesting because the Bible provided guidance to man on many levels. This guidance came down to him in the form of laws and codes and the very book that governed the reader’s behavior also gave the reader instructions on how to carry out war and genocides, carry out acts of torture and cruelty, how the service of a prostitute was made acceptable and how they were to be paid (by the giving of a goat), bizarre ways of killing children, and how to sell your daughters into slavery and when to stone those daughters to death.

To begin my discussion, we should ask why it is we have all of the current advanced modern technology that we do today? And the answer to this question is, of course, because of the art of war. All of the advanced current modern technology we have today has been developed to make us even more proficient at carrying out acts of war against our enemies. Even the use of neuromodulation therapies can be used on soldiers suffering the traumatic side-effects of war. But like all good things, these very technologies can be used against us in malign and Machiavellian ways. Many of those who claim they are being electronically targeted in some way include antidotal stories recounting their experiences. Antidotal stories are the least creditable source of scientific facts because they lack scientific proof. When trying to make a point that supports an argument claiming electronic targeting you need to provide scientific evidence that supports your claim. When a person claims they are being electronically targeted void of any supporting evidence, people often get labeled a “nut job” or a “conspiracy theorist.” And even still, when the scientific proof is available, you need to tap into the realm of philosophy to untangle the convoluted twisted story of “silence” (e.g., clandestine technologies) and its relationship to abuse.

With the advent of advancing modern technology, we witness within the field of medicine an ever-increasing dependency on new technologies that operate utilizing radiofrequency. We find on the DARPA’s website (Department of Advancing Research Projects Agency) the announcement regarding their new N3 (Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology) program. (2) Various uses of neuromodulation have exploded in the field of medicine over the past years. Although DARPA’s program is geared toward developing “wearable” headgear that delivers electronic stimulus to certain regions of the brain, researchers may have moved into the advancing direction of biologically implantable that utilize wireless signals that do not have to be worn as “gear”, but instead remain permanently in place within the body receiving wireless signals from a broadcasting source. I know there are implantable devices like VNS (Vagus Nerve Stimulator) which, planted in the upper shoulder of the human body, delivers and regulates neuromodulation of electronic stimulus from the vagus nerve to the brain in people suffering from Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy. These biological implants come with a remote-control device the person uses to modulate settings of stimulation. It is also important to note these devices are surgically implanted. They are not surgically non-invasive. (3)(4) Other devices that have been coined “experimental” have been observed in surgically implanted microchips in teeth during dental surgery. (5)

PROGRAMMING AND GROOMING IN COVERT IMPLANTATION

The federal government through the CIA has had a long history of wanting a piece of your mind or at least a stake in knowing how to control the mind. As a result, there have been various programs geared toward controlling states of human consciousness:

“Between 1955 and 1960, the CIA conducted a mind control and brainwashing program with the code name “MKULTRA” using psychoactive drugs such as LSD and mescaline at 80 institutions on hundreds of test subjects. MKULTRA was started on the order of CIA director Allen Dulles on April 13, 1953, largely in response to alleged Soviet, Chinese, and North Korean use of mind-control techniques on U.S. prisoners of war in Korea. The CIA wanted to use similar methods on their own captives and possibly to manipulate foreign leaders with such techniques. The project was run by the Office of Scientific Intelligence under the direction of Dr. Sydney Gottlieb, a psychiatrist, and chemist. Prior to MKULTRA, a number of secret US governmental studies had been conducted to study mind control, interrogation, behavior modification, and related topics including Project CHATTER in 1947, and Project BLUEBIRD and Project ARTICHOKE in 1951. Because most MKULTRA records were deliberately destroyed in 1973 by order of then CIA Director Richard Helms, it is difficult if not impossible to have a complete understanding of the more than 150 individually funded research sub-projects sponsored by MKULTRA and related CIA programs. The Agency invested millions of dollars into studies probing dozens of methods of influencing and controlling the mind by chemical, biological and radiological means (Radio Frequency or RF).”(1)

One of the latest methods and systems for altering states of human consciousness has come to us through a new creation by James Gall. (6) On June 23, 1992, the United States of America has granted a patent for altering the states of human consciousness which involves the simultaneous application of multiple stimuli, preferable sounds, having differing frequencies and wave forms. This technology researches the correlation between electroencephalographic wave rhythms exhibited by the human brain in various states of consciousness. For example, when the human brain is in a relaxed state with eyes closed there is a pulse frequency between the range of 7–14 Hz. When a person is aroused and anxious the rhythms exhibit a pulse frequency in the range of 14–28 Hz, and when a person is sleeping the rhythms fall to within 1.75 to 3.5 Hz range. The latest in cutting edge technology utilizes frequency wave stimulation that targets certain regions of the body and the brain through “wearable” gear that have been utilized by scientists studying psychiatric illness, brain damage (brain trauma), and paraplegics who have had their spinal cords damaged or severed resulting in paralysis. (7) However, with regard to the latest advances in wireless communication and new technologies that are surgically implanted in the human body, devices that can regulate states of consciousness, the possibility of controlling human behavior even further presents to researchers even new possibilities in controlling human behavior.

Experiments of this nature are of personal interest with regard to controlling someone’s “sexual arousal” because women have been the targets for violence; sexual assaults and rapes and have been the human cargo for human traffickers interested in selling young girls and women into the sex trade. In addition, how are men to get their wives “in the mood” when we know many couples experience “sexless” marriages after many years of marriage.

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

Before the advent of modern technology, men used alcohol or clandestinely slipped a drug into a woman’s drink to try and control them. Today, it has been my experience, women are being manipulated by those close to them (past associates, friends, acquaintances, pastoral counselors, family, intimate partners) through biological implants that may be used for obtaining sexual favors from them or controlling other aspects of their behavior. How is one to explain the female experience of waking up in the morning with severe vaginal soreness? The kind of soreness that comes from a long session of sexual intercourse. Women are being raped in their “sleep,” while in their homes, using a form of advancing technology against them that allows the perpetrator to easily slip in and out of their bedrooms, obtain sexual relations without resistance and without the possibility of any physical altercation. Since new technologies offer the potential to alter states of human consciousness and induce sleep utilizing frequency (Hz) stimulation, how is this happening in America?

THE NEXT-GENERATION OF NONSURGICAL NEUROTECHNOLOGY (N3)

If you visit DARPA’s website that discusses their N3 program (Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology), it reads:

“DARPA has awarded funding to six organizations to support the Next-Generation Nonsurgical neurotechnology (N3) program, first announced in March 2018. Battelle Memorial Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Rice University, and Teledyne Scientific are leading multidisciplinary teams to develop high-resolution, bidirectional brain-machine interfaces for use by able-bodied service members. These wearable interfaces could ultimately enable diverse national security applications such as control of active cyber defense systems and swarms of unmanned aerial vehicles, or teaming with computer systems to multitask during complex missions.” (2)

If these research projects are part of research programs in play at major universities throughout the US, and historically many experimental research projects have been funded by the federal government, then this means all these newly created technology will soon be, if not already, marketed to certain groups of people like medical doctors and others in the field of clinical medicine, or to those with advanced degrees in mathematics and physics, undergraduate students interesting in expanding new technologies with regard to its future possible uses. Promoting these new technologies over websites is part of a web-based campaign known as conspicuous consumption. Who has the purchasing power to buy into such experimental technology? Is it just the federal government? The everyday human? Medicine and the field of health care? Obviously, these new technologies have found their way into the hands of modern doctors as well as in the hands of everyday humans. The Mayo Clinic, the number one top-rated hospital in the United States features some of the latest therapies utilizing biological implants that respond to electromagnetic frequency. (8) Since medicines increasing dependence on technology is rapidly growing, utilizing brain-machine interfaces to help “cure” fatigue sounds like a good idea. But as I have experienced the effects of “brain-electromagnetic stimulation interface” to try and coercively control me into therapy sounds like the Machiavellian deception that it is. A way of manipulating the test subject into a certain location/area. Corralling humans like cattle similar to how farmers control their livestock. Yet, as I have experienced it, this form of electronic targeting has worked in exactly this way. And although there were no explicit words spoken to me during this time while being corralled, we can understand the language that is being expressed. In reading Philosophy of the Maternal Body: Reading silence, we can come to an understanding of the dialectic through the lens of philosophy. The dialectic that is being used when an invisible force latches onto your body and you suddenly come under the control of an unknown assailant can be read as, “Do my will.”

So, who else could be interested in utilizing forms of this technology? How about state policing authorities interested in new models of “communication” in aspects of “social control”? Coercive control is used all the time by those in power ruling over their subjects, especially the police. This technology is part of a market economy whose consumers are those interested in utilizing the latest in 21st-century advances of “Invisible Technology”. I’m led back to the same question, who has the purchasing power to buy into such advancing technology in the interest of “ social control” in utilizing this technology for their group’s benefit? Psychiatric hospitals trying to help “cure” the mentally ill? Obviously, this is one aspect of its use. How about the various state governments interested in imposing new forms of “social control” in curbing “deviance” through new cutting-edge surveillance technologies? Surveillance technologies that might help to ensure bringing “peace” to its communities. Who has access with regard to the purchasing power of these new technologies? People in positions of power within local police administrations who make purchasing decisions on what new technologies offer the latest in cutting-edge surveillance power? How about people within the news media interested in new ways of “communicating” with the public? Am I being targeted by my neighbor, the state government, or the federal government, or someone else interested in controlling my vagina and the “service” it might provide men?

There are various forms of devices that run on an electromagnetic frequency that can be used as part of a surveillance state. All the latest technologies; cell phones, laptops, tablets, wireless telephones, ALEXA, global positioning systems, tracking devices in automobile navigation systems utilizing satellites. The creation of many of these technologies has been funded by the US military through the federal government under military contracts. The internet was developed by the federal government for the purpose of gathering a larger knowledge base in support of the space race and its NASA projects.

DARK TRIAD TRAITS, MACHIAVELLIAN DECEPTION, AND THE PRESENCE OF EVERYDAY SADISM

To say, “There exists levels of subclinical sadism in the everyday populations of the world” is a gross understatement. In a 2016 research study, researchers concluded they found higher levels of Dark Triad personality traits in students pursuing business degrees. (9) In a 2013 study, researchers found that sadistic personality traits were a predictor for a test subject’s preference for killing bugs, and in a second study found sadistic personality traits predicted the preference for harming innocent victims. (10) In another research study in 2015, researchers concluded that people who admitted having stolen something in their lifetime were higher on primary and secondary psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and dysfunctional impulsivity than those who had not stolen something. In addition to this finding, secondary psychopathy predicted stealing from a wider range of targets than primary psychopathy, narcissism, and Machiavellianism. The researchers also discussed how their findings might relate to how psychopathy may be part of an adaptive suite of traits that enable a “cheater” strategy. (11)

I would like to reiterate my previous question,

“Women are being raped in their “sleep,” while in their homes, using a form of advancing technology against them that allows the perpetrator to easily slip in and out of their bedrooms, obtain sexual relations without resistance and without the possibility of any physical altercation. Since new technologies offer the potential to alter states of human consciousness and induce sleep utilizing frequency (Hz) stimulation, how is this happening in America?”

“Despite the obvious importance of individual differences in understanding offending behavior (e.g., Miller & Lynam, 2001; Wilcos, Sullivan, Jones, & van Gelder, 2014), there has been relatively little research exploring the relationships between personality and petty thefts in non-incarcerated adults (Lyons, & Jonason, 2015).” (11) I’d like to expand on this quote by comparing how sexual assault and rape may be considered a form of “petty theft”. In researching the attitudes and behaviors of some individuals found within the court system, there is oftentimes experienced by the victim a proclivity by others toward “victim-blaming” when they encounter certain police officers and court administrators. (12) These experiences are often compounded by the fact women often blame themselves for their sexual assault or rape believing they themselves were responsible for it or that the behavior of the male was somehow justified and expected. In a high school sexual assault case that involved the rape of one 16-year-old female by two football players, other students displayed behavior that reflected victim-blaming toward the 16-year-old victim and downplayed the behavior of the two football players. (13) Through the power of social media, researchers were able to positively identify the prevalence of legitimizing rape myths and subverting myths through social media coverage. Myths that excused the behaviors of these two male teenage assailants because they were “good boys” and pinned responsibility on the rape victim herself. As a result of these widely held beliefs, many acts of sexual assault go under-reported. Speaking from my own personal experiences, I have been sexually assaulted many times throughout my life but only once did I ever have the courage to report it. This should be a statement of the type of treatment female victims are expected to endure after reporting sexual assault. Beginning with how women, as a whole, have been taught to expect “no respect” or receive “no fairness under the law” we can come to an understanding of why and how electronic torture is a new phenomenon in the 21st century of “invisible technologies.” Further proof of the covert “grooming” of victims by forcing them to accept the assaults received. If I represent one female, how many more are out there just like me?

It’s interesting to note the first time the term “targeted individual” was googled, was in 2004. (17) The same year Facebook launched. Facebook launched in February 2004.

Now, bring into this discussion of “electronic targeting” and the “targeted individual” suffering a form of abusive “electronic slavery” and “electronic torture” we can begin to unravel the mystery of the phenomenon by citing the prevalence of everyday sadism within non-incarcerated adult populations in various psychoanalytic papers found in the reference section (9)(10)(11), rape myths and subverting beliefs towards others (12)(13), and how these myths and beliefs contribute to the dehumanization of certain ethnic groups and minority groups. New creative technologies that can promote, through self-promoting business strategies, that may actually target and dehumanize certain minority groups by stripping them of their civil rights and denying them their unique human identities (14). Throughout history, we see periodic manifestations of group violence that dehumanize certain groups based on individual differences; ethnic, race, and gender. (15)(16) The electronically targeted individual is no different from other phenomena of historical dehumanization like the institution of slavery.

Reference Sources:

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

(2) “Six Paths to the Nonsurgical Future of Brain-Machine Interfaces.” (2019) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. US Department of Defense. https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2019-05-20

(3) “Vagus Nerve Stimulation.” (2020) The Mayo Clinichttps://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/vagus-nerve-stimulation/about/pac-20384565

(4) “Vagus Nerve Stimulation” (2021) WebMD.com https://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/guide/vagus-nerve-stimulation-vns#1

https://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/guide/vagus-nerve-stimulation-vns#2

(5) “Dental Microchips.” Clinica Dentis Implant. November 19, 2013. http://clinicadentisimplant.blogspot.com/2013/11/microchip-dental.html

(6) US Patent issued to James Gall for his “Method and Systems for Altering Consciousness.” June 23, 1992. Patent №5123899. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/1e/fd/fc/52ecc80170cab1/US5123899.pdf

https://patents.google.com/patent/US5123899

(7) “Paralyzed Rats Made To Walk Again.” Veritasium. YouTube.com. Uploaded December 4, 2012. Using a cocktail of neurotransmitters in combination with electronic stimulation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPerfpxYJ1U

(8) The Mayo Clinic. (2021) mayoclinic.org. The Mayo Clinic offers cutting-edge therapies utilize electromagnetics and electronic stimulation.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/

https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/electroconvulsive-therapy/about/pac-20393894

(9) 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.

(10) Buckels, E., Jones, D., & Paulhus, D. (2013). Behavioral Confirmation of Everyday Sadism. Psychological Science, 24(11), 2201–2209.

(11) Lyons, M., & Jonason, P. (2015). Dark Triad, Tramps, and Thieves. Journal of Individual Differences, 36(4), 215–220.

(12) Friedmann, Sarah (2017) “9 Horrifying Things Judges Have Said to Sexual Assault Victims. Bustle.com. Published May 1, 2017. Retrieved online February 3, 2021. https://www.bustle.com/p/9-infuriating-things-judges-have-said-when-ruling-on-sexual-assault-cases-54674

(13) Kosloski, A., Diamond-Welch, B., & Mann, O. (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.

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

(15) Haslam, N. (2006). Dehumanization: An Integrative Review. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 10(3), 252–264.

(16) Haslam, N., & Loughnan, S. (2014). Dehumanization and Infrahumanization. Annual Review of Psychology, 65, 399–423.

(17) Mind Games: The Tortured Lives of ‘Targeted Individuals’ | WIRED

(18) History of Facebook — Wikipedia

Other resources of interest:

(19) “The Subject and Power: Subjugation in the Era of 21st Century Android and Drone Technology. Proclivities’PrincipleWisdom.Wordpress.com https://proclivitiesprinciplewisdom.wordpress.com/2021/01/27/the-subject-and-power-subjugation-in-the-era-of-21st-century-android-and-drone-technology/

(20) “Technologically-Facilitated Violence and Terrorism in Personal Civilian Life: Reviewing the psychoanalytic literature.” Proclivities’PrincipleWisdom.Wordpress.comhttps://proclivitiesprinciplewisdom.wordpress.com/2021/01/24/technologically-facilitated-domestic-violence-and-terrorism-in-personal-civilian-life-reviewing-the-psychoanalytic-literature/

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

WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

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

How Was Domestic Violence Viewed Prior To The Women’s Rights Movement?

The nymph with the broken back statue depicted in art during the late 19th century resembles closely this statue of a pantheon God stealing away the woman.

PROTECTING VULNERABLE POPULATIONS OF WOMEN IN THE AGE OF 21st CENTURY ADVANCING TECHNOLOGY

It is my understanding that the Woman’s Rights Movement is a progressive movement that is still in play, just like the Civil Rights Movement is still in play with the latest “Black Lives Matter” campaign following the killing of George FloydThe Women’s Rights Movement initially began in 1848, when women organizing themselves for: the right to vote (1920), sought the right to control pregnancy (1914–1973), and the right to abortion is something some women in some states are still trying to obtain for themselves, in addition to the right for fair wages and equal pay.

Women were primarily seen as “property” like black slaves. I am not aware there were really any “laws” governing acts of domestic violence, that is to say, laws that governed acts of violence men committed against their wives, short of murder. But even in cases of murder, if the man was a prominent individual within society, he might be protected by his “friendly associations, influences, and reputation.” During the late 19th century, in the developing war of science and philosophy against the shortcomings of women, many ordinary housewives as well were falling victim to a form of domestic violence, ambush zealously advocated by some of the period’s leading medical authorities. This new medical science offered a practice called “Therapeutic Rape” in which men believed this form of “aggressive discipline,” which was nothing short of sexual assault, could “tame” and subdue a woman who would not listen to her husband. In response to declining birthrates among the middle classes, the very backbone of developing civilization, these authorities called upon husbands everywhere to assert their masculinity behind the drawn curtains of their dignified homes, and to do so by force if necessary. For the newly popular theories of human evolution held that in women signs of evolutionary progress were accompanied by a diminished sexual drive: “The sexual instinct in the civilized woman is, I believe, tending to atrophy,” declared Harry Campbell, a prominent London pathologist, in his book Differences in the Nervous Organization of Man and Woman (1891). The nymph with the broken back depicted in statue relief during the late nineteenth-century was the most graphic casualty of the concept of therapeutic rape. These statues depicted scantly clothed women, breasts exposed, white sheet crossed over her lap no doubt the bed sheet, her hands in a defensive posture, thrown above her head trying to escape. The image of JonBenet Ramsey comes to mind, the child beauty queen found in her basement bound and strangled with her hands tied above her head. Men were expected to take control of their wives and wives were expected to obey their husbands as “children” subdue to their parents. Since men were the ones who earned income, they went out to work while women were expected to assume their roles as non-wage earners, providing a service in the care of their husbands and children, attending to their needs, health, and well-being. If the domestic violence was brutal enough to leave marks and scars, the woman, if she was lucky, might be awarded a divorce. But where was she go? If she was lucky enough, she’d have some friends who would take her in and help her establish some mode of independence, but most women stayed with their abusive husbands, a problematic that still resonates into modern-day as well, though perhaps not as prevalent as many avenues have opened for women’s independence.

Right around this time, as the woman’s movement began to gain momentum (the late 1800s), women began to be depicted in art and literature as “primal beasts” which makes one suspect if this was not due to the tensions and anxieties of the movement. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) is a very carefully constructed cautionary tale directed to men of the modern temper, warning them not to yield to the bloodlust of the feminist, she who bears the degenerative stamp of the “new woman” and to take every precaution in protecting himself by securing the purity of his bloodline. All this outpouring of angst resulting from “a battle between the sexes.” Prior to the women’s rights movement, gender roles had pretty much remained the same as they did in Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece, in my opinion.

Similar to the ancient women of Athens in the 5th century BC, “the glory of women was to have no glory.” Human history is a history of wars and political decisions, acts of domination and power in which women, historically speaking, rarely found themselves playing any part unless it was through a clandestine act of seduction. If a woman was attractive enough and rose to a position of power, she could use her sexuality, just like men used their position of political power, to attempt a coup. The only power women had over men, was her provocative sexual allure. Even Cleopatra used her sexual allure to entrap Caesar into marriage and a political arrangement that was designed to serve her continued rule and protect her beloved Egypt. In ancient Greek literature, Herodotus, the ancient Greek historian, recorded only women who were barbarians or the wives of tyrants, or who died violent deaths; or he made a woman’s death an excuse for mentioning as an unusual funeral rite. They were never depicted in ancient Greek literature as holding any office, position of status, or influence over politics other than wife and mother. Thus, their glory was to have no glory. We could recount the tale of Hatshepsut, the mother regent who kinged herself Pharoah, and the ensuing destruction after her reign ended with all images, statues, and written text speaking her name were removed from the Egyptian archives.

Women have historically been held down, cast into roles of mythical evil. In Rosemary Balsam’s book, Women’s Bodies in Psychoanalysis, she writes:

“….the historian Merry Weisner-Hanks draws a connection between silence and virtue in women: ‘Because Eve tempted Adam by using words, women’s speech becomes linked with sin and disobedience, and female silence is thus interpreted as a divine command.’ She goes on to say that, “Italian, English, and German, Protestant, Jewish and Catholic men all agreed that the ideal woman was……’ chaste, silent and obedient.’

If we were to analyze the nymph with the broken back depicted in statue relief during the late 19th century, would not its image convey to us those exact same sentiments of punishments handed down to the disobedient woman who refused to remain in silent subjection and play her role as the virtuous wife and mother?

References:

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

Nicole Loraux. (1992) Tragic Ways of Killing A Woman. Cambridge, Mass: London: Harvard University Press.

Balsam, Rosemary. (2012). Women’s Bodies in Psychoanalysis. East Essex, Canada. Routledge.

WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

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

Exploring layers of trauma that have been transmitted socially, politically, spatially, and intergenerationally

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Tags: Abuse, Physical Assualt, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence, Rape, Domestic Violence, Terrorism, Trauma

When I was growing up my father tried to encourage me to do things like eat the fat and grizzle off my steak because it “puts hair on your chest” my sister would obey. I never did. As far as females would go, who would want hair on their chest. But my sister would comply. She gobbled it up happily. They said it tasted like butter. He would also encourage aggression like a crowd would cheer for an opponent in a fight. Being who my father was, male aggression was admired and he encouraged it in us, but I was less aggressive than my sister. My sister would sup up the reward and admiration bestowed for it and after observing, experiencing, and then acting out aggressive behavior my family’s cultural ethos was slowly distilled. I was depressed in childhood, withdrawn, quiet. I retreated into myself. I now understand the phrase “abuse-related incapacity” because I had become self-withdrawn.

Now I am 52, soon to be 53, and I find myself in a toxic relationship with my twin sister, my mother, and my sister’s boyfriend. After allowing me to live here in my mother’s house with my 86-year-old mother, I was told that I have to take care of her. I have no income or spousal support. So, my sister had agreed to let us use the American Express card for groceries and necessities. But then I am made sick for using it! They are using electronic targeting against me for accepting their help. Yet, I’m still expected to care for my mother and attend to her needs while being abused with electromagnetic frequency. So, who is using this technology on us? Who is causing us pain? We are being watched and I don’t think my family is the only one involved in my stalking. They shoulder some of the blame, they shoulder some of the responsibility for the abuse that is perpetrated against me but there are other men out there that may be working with them. I don’t know?

Being in a relationship with my sister is like being in a funhouse where there are constantly shifting floors and walls. You never know where you stand because at any moment a wall can shift and you find yourself in another room. The rules change arbitrarily. I was told I had to act as a servant to my mother while periodically being abused by the three of them. I was told I could live here, take care of my mother, help her with breakfast, bathing and washing, cleaning and cooking, grocery shopping, and lawn care. And as a token of appreciation, I would get $5.00 a day for a little alcohol. Not a healthy habit, I know. Then someone started harming me with electromagnetic frequency and it forced me to cope using alcohol every day. If I could have drunk more, I would have and that is something that was a major change from my previous behavior. Of course, I would drink before all this started happening but it was never hard alcohol. It was maybe 3 to 4 beers of my favorite beer or 3 to 4 glasses of my favorite wine 3 times weekly. After studying psychoanalysis, I am in a better position to understand the mechanizations that have contributed to, not only my own pathology but to other family members’ pathology.

Then my sister and her boyfriend came to my house when my son was in the 9th grade and they took him out of the house because I couldn’t provide adequate space for him. They are abusive people but because they had wealth, a large home, fine cars they were perceived as being “upstanding citizens.” The kind of people the federal government would want to hire because they pay their bills, own homes, have cars, own credit lines, and pay their taxes. But wealth is not an indication of moral standing. Abusive people produce underachievers and instill a sense of defeat and failure because they DON’T ENCOURAGE, THEY DON’T SUPPORT, AND THEY CERTAINLY LACK ANY REAL CONCERN OR EMPATHY FOR ANOTHER’S WELL BEING. And although my sister and her boyfriend can help provide my son assistance, I feel he may not be in a safe place. Because she tells me all the time, “He’s just like you!” And I’m her little tool, her little plaything she gets to manipulate and exploit because she can. They tell people, “I’ll help you.” That’s what she told my mother and me and then, the floor and walls shifted, they get angry and act out against us because we are their “sycophants” for needing their help. They don’t know how or maybe don’t want to help people figure out a plan to be self-sufficient, they want you to be dependent on them, or on alcohol, so they can manipulate you. It’s the game psychopaths play.

I have been abused, sexually, physically, and emotionally and while this is all going on, they want to “fix” me while I am being abused. Is this not the very abuse that is perpetuating the previous abuses in the first place? I have been raped several times in my life and somehow it has just been perceived as “it’s what men sometimes do.” On this particular night, they were experimenting with electromagnetic frequency and sleep to sedate me. I know they were experimenting on me because I started to dream vividly. I fell asleep one night while my son was staying overnight at my sister’s and I woke up in the morning with vaginal soreness. I had not been drinking the night before because this was at a time, I didn’t drink every day. I was much thinner and younger then and one might say I represented as a symbol for “aesthetic sexual beauty.” I am certain I had been violated the night before but because I was unconscious, I don’t remember anything that happened. This has happened to me before with men I would date, but never in my own home. Women can be used as vehicles and/or “lent out” for sex and payment. I’m fairly certain this happened on one occasion with a particular guy I was living with at the time but what happened in my home that night? Was I “lent out” for payment?

There are a group of people at Shop-Rite. When I arrive in the store, at first, I don’t feel anything, but then five minutes after I arrive, I feel electromagnetic frequency turned on. Is it someone working at the store turning on the frequency or is someone following me? It also gets turned on when I sit down at my lap-top, and this I feel has something to do with what I have chosen to study; psychoanalysis, object relations theory, and abnormal psychology. I’ve noticed a direct correlation between the electromagnetic frequency I’ve been experiencing and my wireless router. The implants, I have two, that are located in my body seem to respond to electromagnetic fields; cellular broadcasting signals. These signals cast a signal and make me feel tired so I don’t want to move around. As a result, I lay down in bed and have become sedentary like my 86-year-old mother.

Google Earth not only records street and road information but also records the IP address of wireless routers. This is done so that when Google interacts with people, they can associate an IP address to a location. I’m fairly certain the implant in my lower abdomen acquires wireless signals but I don’t know how because you need a password to access services. The other implant in my head, I don’t know if it acquires wireless signals or if it is turned in to a certain frequency like a two-way radio that transmits audio.

Despotism creates an atmosphere for revolution. It is like John F. Kennedy said, “Those who make a peaceful revolution impossible make a violent revolution inevitable.” Through the repeated denial of rights, usurpations of power, and acts of dehumanization by those in power cause the manifestations of hate speech and the development of political ideologies that are the foundation of violent revolutions. There is a reason why a small number of battered women kill their abusers. It has happened at various times to despotic tyrants in human history.

I’m screaming at my family because that is what they do to me. They come into my home and act aggressively towards me like an abusive intimate partner. Issuing aggressive demands, “Give me $500.00.” When I say, “No. I can’t give you $500.00, I can give $300.00.” They respond with even more aggression, “No. I want $500.00.” If this goes on long enough it causes me to start acting like them through arousal and transference a screaming match ensues. It is as we have exactly witnessed with Donald Trump and his hate speech and rhetoric. It caused arousal and transference of the symbolic relationship and they acted with aggression as they moved into the Capitol building.

WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

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

Technologically-Facilitated Domestic Violence and Terrorism in Personal Civilian Life: Reviewing the psychoanalytic literature

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Updated: January 28, 2021 08:18 AM EST

Tags: Violence, Electronic Targeting, Stalking, Cyber Stalking, Cyber Misbehavior, Domestic Violence, Coercive Control, Online, 21st Century Technology, Terrorizing Intimate Partners, Violent Crime, Sextortion, United States vs. Matusiewicz, 1st Cyber Stalking Case Resulting in Death

Research into the cause of violence suggests it begins as a breakdown of meaning in the advent of the irrational (Whitehead, 2007). In the irrational’s commission to do physical harm to the outgroup. Certainly, this is a fair description of what violence is, but what about the violence of speech, the peripheral phenomena outside of physical hitting and punching that aims to stripe a person of their unique identity through the process of dehumanization (Bevens & Loughnan, 2019). Hostility in the tone and voice towards another which demonstrates profound contempt or fear for the outgroup can begin with what may ultimately seem “benign” and to which some people perceive as acceptable “communication”. But oftentimes its culmination manifests into physical violence, bloodshed, and homicide. It is for this reason many individuals feel offended and violated when the cultural ethos of the group manifests as hate speech, derogatory slurs, and curses. These are received as boundary violations because the speech violates civil modes of decency U.S. citizens are expected to maintain toward one another. What’s worse is when the violence seeks to delegitimize the person’s feelingsopinions, and rights, which may make the person feel as if they are less deserving of civilized respect and love. This is part of the abuse found in the technology of coercive control in which the perpetrator makes the victim doubt what he or she already knows to be true. It’s called perspecticide and its one of the most devastating psychological effects of isolation in abuse-related incapacity. The confusion created by casting doubt into the victim’s mind that makes that person question what they already know or have experienced is part of the psychopath’s game at manipulation and control. Perspecticide is also called gaslighting.

In the area of moral exclusion and disengagement the moral dimensions of dehumanization in the context of sanctioned mass violence, focusing on the conditions under which normal moral restraints on violence are weakened. Hostility generates violence indirectly by dehumanizing victims so that no moral relationship with the victim inhibits the victimizer’s violent behavior. In this way, the perpetrator eludes the moral responsibility they are expected to maintain as part of the social contract and can further complete the violence. Dehumanization involves denying a person their unique “identity” — a perception of the person “as an individual, independent and distinguishable from others, capable of making choices” and “community” — a perception of the other as “part of an interconnected network of individuals who care for each other”. When people are divested of these agentic and communal aspects of humanness, they are deindividuated, lose the capacity to evoke compassion and moral emotions, and may be treated as means toward vicious ends (Haslam, 2006).

But what if violence is considered ennobling, redeeming, and necessary to the continuance of a learned lifestyle? In other words, the cultural ethos of some groups legitimizes acts of violence as a solution to settle disputes because these violent acts have been distilled in the minds of observers, victims, and perpetrators (Chodorow, 2012). One woman said, “I never considered my rape, actual rape.” This is because sexual coercion is something women sometimes expect from male suitors. The matters of legitimacy are not at all separate from the way violent acts themselves are considered violent in the first place. Subtle cues, hints of contempt and fear in a person speech and behavior, sideways glances, and the subtle usurpations of power through the process of dehumanization by those in power who, denying certain groups rights and privileges, deny characteristics that are uniquely human and characteristics that constitute the other person human. Those with the higher intelligence to know how to problem-solve via communication (higher language and speech), the networking of groups doesn’t resort to violence but pursue legislation through legitimate means like gathering signatures to petition the government for redress, they resort to their community to form campaigns of change that raise awareness about injustices so to promote change LEGALLY.

For Naomi Wolf, the beauty myth exists to “naturalize” a social construction that serves the interest of patriarchy: “it is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact (Gottschall, 2008).”

Since one of the ways women are commonly dehumanized is through pornography, and the use of illustrations displaying princesses in fairytales with extreme beauty with small waistlines populate our storybook lore which allows for young girls to introject, at a very young age, a cultural beauty standard. Men place great value on female physical attractiveness because it is a trustworthy indicator of general overall health, wellness, and relative fertility (Gottschall, 2008). Some men use disfigurement of the female body so that male dominance is exerted and a woman’s power is stolen. Acts of castration such as acid in the face, slashing the facial features with a knife, cutting a woman’s tongue out, and the binding of feet to achieve some ideal of beauty as seen in Asian culture are historical facts. The new age of male dominance being exerted over females is being perpetrated through the use of technology. Technology-Facilitated Domestic and Family Violence in reports of women’s experience suggests that the profound dependency on smartphones, cameras, Internet-connected devices, computers, and platforms such as Facebook facilitates domestic abuse and family violence. The frequency and nature of abusive behaviors described by women who report the violence suggest this is a key form of abuse deserving more significant attention and study (also please refer to the paper by Taylor & Strutton, 2016). “Devices and software — smartphones, mobile applications perpetrators and their peers to escalate and amplify abuse. Conversely, technology can be used by survivors and their allies to attain empowerment, share and seek information and support, and challenge victim-blaming discourses (Douglas, Harris & Dragiewicz, 2019).” But empirical research on how technology-facilitates domestic and family violence is lacking. Media and practitioner accounts highlight how the use of advancing technology has manifested in domestic violence but there seems to be a lack of understanding on how it is used as a counter-phobic object in modern research. For example, the implantation of devices in the body that respond to electromagnetic frequency and utilizing global positioning applications to “find” someone’s smartphone location. Donald Winnicott wrote on the child’s need for the use of objects and relating through identifications, and the phenomenon of transitional objects in childhood (Winnicott, 1971). A more recent paper published by James W. Hull, M.D., illustrates how videogames fill the role of transitional phenomena in adolescent development (Hull, 2004). Hull states,

“There is a trend for increasing realism in the fantasy situations portrayed. This can include providing a completely enclosed environment for the player, such as one fighter plane game in which the player sits in an enclosed “cockpit” with the action displayed on a screen in front of him. Another example is “Dragon’s Lair,” a cartoon game in which the player guides a knight through a series of danger situations, using the controls to direct the knight’s movements and to operate his sword. Depending on the player’s decisions, the cartoon action unfolds along different lines.

Most players are males in the age range from mid-adolescence to the early twenties. In an informal survey, Harry (1983), found that males outnumber females three to one, and other studies have found similar sex ratios. In the study by Bibb et. al. most players were between the ages of 16 and 24.”

In the Queensland Study of Australia, domestic family violence has been defined as:

“acts of violence that occur between people who have, or have had, an intimate relationship. While there is no single definition, the central element of domestic violence is an ongoing pattern of behavior aimed at controlling a partner through fear, for example by using behavior which is violent and threatening…In most cases, the violent behavior is part of a range of tactics to exercise power and control over women and their children … Domestic violence includes physical, sexual, emotional and psychological abuse (Douglas, Harris & Dragiewicz, 2019).”

For example, it has been claimed that “violence in the family should be understood primarily as coercive control.” Abusers utilize physical, sexual, emotional, and financial abuse and threats to dominate women partners, facilitating patterns of coercive control. The paper, Technology-Facilitated Domestic and Family Violence: Women’s Experiences draws on the work of Evan Stark’s 2007 work, Coercive Control: How Men Entrap Women In Everyday Life and states,

“Stark identified that DFV is characterized by a pattern of coercive and controlling behavior enacted in the context of intersectional structural inequality. Gender, racialized, economic, and legal stratification produces vulnerability to violence and shapes the forms it takes in specific historical, cultural, and geographic locations. In a setting that normalizes many non-physically abusive behaviors in relationships, survivors and others may minimize these forms of abuse.”

Stark outlines many of the different forms coercive control can take in abusive relationships. One of the forms coercive control takes is in the form of an experimental nature. That is to say, the form of coercive control that is experimental and interactive, rather than generic, evolves through a process of trial and error based on how a victim responds to stimuli. The regulatory regimes in coercive control run the gamut from primitive, transparently self-serving prohibitions or commands to seemingly objective performance standards that the perpetrator appears merely to adjudicate. But with the advent of electronically targeted individuals, the punishments come in the form of electronic shocks or stimulation (ie: torture) to the human body. To draw on an example, in a “letter of instruction” the perpetrator commands the victim “If I decide we sleep together, you humbly comply without a fight. Do not physically resist me; don’t allow me to ask you three times. If you do not answer within 30 seconds after I ask you a question, be prepared to pay for it (Stark, 2007; 206–207).” When another victim failed to comply with her perpetrator’s instruction to hand over $500 of her government relief check, an electronic signal was turned on in her body (ie: head and lower back) as she immediately felt the intensity of the electromagnetic field emanating from her body. On consecutive days the symptoms that followed were a push and pull of an invisible electromagnetic field (ie: a current or wavefield flowed through her body) for not complying with her perpetrator’s request. She also felt the shock of an electromagnetic signal that forced her to almost fall onto the stairs she was walking up.

Electronic targeted assaults against the human body present more of a problem to our culture than our empirical research and understanding of its manifestation provides us. The unanalyzed unconscious fantasies surrounding domination and control that delegitimize another person’s privileges and rights. When conflict and disagreement ensue in intimate partnership relationships, what has evolved in the 21st century with the advent of modern computers, wireless technology, global positioning systems, and “online” devices is the technological-facilitated abusive violence towards victims who have primarily been women and children. We have now arrived at a level of criminality in society that holds the potential to exist and elude capture because its very nature is subtle, clandestine, and surreptitious. How do you prove your loved one, or someone outside your family unit for that matter, “turned on” the electromagnetic frequency when this person hasn’t physically touched you? One thing is certain because the frequency and nature of abusive behaviors described by women who report the violence suggest that technologically facilitated domestic and family violence is real and is a key form of abuse deserving more significant attention and study.

In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice published a bulletin through the United States Attorney General’s Office in Washington, DC addressing current issues with cyber misbehavior. It is a worthwhile resource for anyone who has a loved one, close friend, or associate being targeted and stalked by an abusive perpetrator. The problem with cyberstalking, electronic harassment, and electronic torture reside in its effects that can take a toll on the emotional well-being and physical health of the targeted victim(s). And with regard to electronic torture, victims of this type of abuse need even more protection under the law simply because the very laws that have been instituted to protect the general public from such violations apply.

Following the U.S. Department of Justice’s press releases, there have been no arrests made in connection with the type of torture my friend has described to me. The wrongful violation, against the patient’s will of implanting electromagnetic wireless devices that deliver signals to the target’s brain and the private areas of her body, can be defined as “unwanted touching” with remote wireless signals. We are all familiar with the use of vibrators in sex roles. The vibrational signals that are turned on remotely, sensations and experiences my friend has described to me, are received unexpectedly and unannounced. Remote signals that are cast from afar, under the stealth of secrecy, signals that touch intimate body parts, have not been described or prosecuted in any federal case? In any type of treatment therapy, whether it be psychiatry, physical therapy or general medicine, the induced electromagnetic stimulation by a medical doctor is always done in a controlled setting with legal consent given by the patient. What my friend is describing goes against the ethical standards put in place by medical boards that govern such behavior with regard to “treatment” and bring to light many, many questions surrounding violence, culture, videogame culture, men’s sexual aggression towards women and children, the historical dehumanization of men, advancements in technological-facilitated violence, how coercive control work against the autonomy women and children, how sexual grooming plays into these types of perpetrations, and how “beauty” may provoke such harassments and torture.

Source:

Whitehead, N. (2007). Violence & the cultural order. Daedalus, 136(1), 40–50.

Bevens, C., & Loughnan, S. (2019). Insights into Men’s Sexual Aggression Toward Women: Dehumanization and Objectification. Sex Roles, 81(12), 713–730.

Haslam, N. (2006). Dehumanization: An Integrative Review. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 10(3), 252–264.

Chodorow, N. (2012). Hate, Humiliation, and Masculinity. In Individualizing Gender and Sexuality: Theory and Practice. New York. Routledge. pp.121–136.

Gottschall, J. (2008). The “Beauty Myth” Is No Myth. Human Nature, 19(2), 174–188.

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

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

Hull, J. (2004). Videogames: Transitional phenomena in adolescence. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 2(2), 106–113.

Stark, E. (2007). Coercive Control: How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life. New York. Oxford University Press.

Cyber Misbehavior. (2016). The Department of Justice Journal of Federal Law and Practice, Vol. 64, №3, pp. 12–29. Department of Justice Journal of Federal Law and Practice

Other papers to consider but not mentioned:

Silverman, R., & Mukherjee, S. (1987). Intimate homicide: An analysis of violent social relationships. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 5(1), 37–47.

Van Brunt, B., Murphy, A., Pescara-Kovach, L., & Crance, G. (2019). Early Identification of Grooming and Targeting in Predatory Sexual Behavior on College Campuses. Violence and Gender. Vol. 6, №1

Taylor, D., & Strutton, D. (2016). Does Facebook usage lead to conspicuous consumption? The role of envy, narcissism and self-promotion. Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing, 10(3), 231-248.

WRITTEN BYKaren Barna

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

What is causing the phenomenon of Targeted Individuals (TIs) suffering Electromagnetic Assaults (EAs)?

Steampunk Mouse
Steampunk “Mad Science”

On The Horizon of Cyber-Physical Systems

After discovering a new phrase, “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” I believe the phenomenon of targeted individuals suffering from electronic assaults may be part of this phase in human development. The fourth phase of the industrial revolution emphasizes advancements in communication and connectivity as well as merging advances in technologies in such fields as biotechnology, implantable devices, smartphones, and android systems, cyber-physical systems, global positioning, artificial intelligence, and robotics. New continuous glucose monitoring systems allow diabetic patients to wear a sensor on the outside or the inside of their bodies. These sensors deliver blood glucose readings to a handheld device and their smartphones. The compiled data of daily readings and daily averages can be shared remotely with others via their smartphones. The data can also be sent to their doctors’ offices. Please refer to Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.

Our smartphones are run on Google Play Services. Google Play Services grants permission to sensors, calendar, camera, contacts, microphone, phone, SMS, and storage. If you turn the Google Play Services feature off in your phone, you can’t access Facebook, Twitter, and many other interactive downloadable apps. In other words, if you want your AI to play the social game, you have to turn on Google Play Services in your phone or your dead in the water socially, so to speak. At least, that is how my smartphone works.

“The phrase Fourth Industrial Revolution was first introduced by Klaus Schwab, the executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, in a 2015 article in Foreign Affairs, “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution” was the theme of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. On October 10, 2016, the Forum announced the opening of its Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco. This was also the subject and title of Schwab’s 2016 book. Schwab includes in this fourth era technologies that combine hardware, software, and biology (cyber-physical systems), and emphasizes advances in communication and connectivity. Schwab expects this era to be marked by breakthroughs in emerging technologies in fields such as robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, the internet of things, the industrial internet of things (IIoT), decentralized consensus, fifth-generation wireless technologies (5G), 3D printing and fully autonomous vehicles. Jeremy Rifkin includes technologies like 5G, autonomous vehicles, Internet of Things, and renewable energy in the Third Industrial Revolution.” (1)

After reading this, I made the connection between the various phases of the industrial revolution and the analysis made by Michel Foucault regarding mental illness in three historical time periods. Michel Foucault analyzed mental illness in three different time periods in human history in his book “Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason.” I’ll come back to this point in just a few moments.

Wireless Control With Blue LED
Wireless Control Devices Using Blue LED Lights. Devices are almost the same size as root canal dental implants (posts).

Optogenetics and the Future of Experimental Medicine

“…modern man no longer communicates with the madman … There is no common language: or rather, it no longer exists; the constitution of madness as mental illness, at the end of the eighteenth century, bears witness to a rupture in a dialogue, gives the separation as already enacted, and expels from the memory all those imperfect words, of no fixed syntax, spoken falteringly, in which the exchange between madness and reason was carried out. The language of psychiatry, which is a monologue by reason about madness, could only have come into existence in such a silence . (That is, in the silent unspoken language of the “mad man”).” (2)

One of the most notable advancements in research combining biotechnology Optogentic Mouse(implantable devices) and the use of electromagnetic frequency, in form of light and Hertz, has been seen in the advancements put in place by optogenetics. Optogenetics uses neuromodulation techniques to stimulate the brains of mice. Since stimulation represents a pathway, similar to a door you open and close, the pathway can be stimulated one way to stimulate and excite, then shut off. Stimulated the other way, to depress and sedate neural brain activity, then shut off again. That is, optogenetics has found a way to stimulate or sedate a mouse simply by turning on or off a switch. (3)

It is important to understand the history of medicine. One of the first procedures used in “curing” mental illness was the use of convulsive shock therapy (ECT) (4) and the now-defunct leucotomy or lobotomy surgery. (5)

Researchers studying intimate partner violence (IPV) and the roots of human aggression and violent behavior in men have discovered that men who use violence as a means to settle disputes or acquire resources (such as females) may be stimulating the part of their brain that activates the pleasure and reward center of the brain. If the use of physical violence brings a satisfactory outcome, thus rewarding the behavior, the male will consistently return to the same modes of behavior and reinforce learning ( Kwiatkowski, Robison, Zeoli, 2018). (6) Interestingly, the same area that is stimulated in violent men to reward them for their behavior, is the same area stimulated in people suffering from addiction. That is, the same pleasure and reward center of the brain are stimulated in people using cocaine, heroin, or opioids. Thus, advances in treatment stemming from this discovery may be multiple. One, violently aggressive men might have a method of treatment available to them, and two, those suffering from a multitude of disorders like addiction, obsessive-compulsive, hysteria, and chronic depression might also have a non-oral, non-pharmaceutical based treatment available to them. It is important to note that these types of treatments are experimental and are only used when traditional pharmaceutical methods do not work.

Interrupting or facilitating communication between the neurons is not the only type of experimental medicine being investigated. Scientists in Switzerland have partially severed the spinal cord of a mouse in order to better understand chronic paralysis. By partially severing the spinal cord of a mouse and using synthetic neurotransmitters, electrical stimulus, and a little motivation (delicious swiss chocolate and pastry), it was discovered that the damaged spinal cord can be repaired. Here we see the use of electromagnetic stimulation with an injection of a cocktail of synthetic neurotransmitters in experimental medicine. We also see the use of an implanted brain stimulator that activates the mouse’s legs to walk, free of brain activity. (7)

It is important to note that cyber-system technologies used to facilitate communication and connectivity on the outside world of speech, voice, and language, it is also part of the inside human world of biological signaling between neurons and organ systems which represents another form of communication and connectivity. The brain and the spinal cord is the body’s information super-highway.

 

Aspects of Crime in the Technological Revolution

On June 14, 2018, the Justice Department published a press release charging three orthopedic surgeons who were guilty of a multi-million kick-back scheme in which they referred patients for spinal cord surgeries to the Pacific Hospital of Long Beach California. The result of these surgeries was $580 million dollars worth of fraudulent bills and workmen’s compensation claims. (8)

On February 6, 2015, the Justice Department published a press release charging Meditronics, Inc. with promoting a device that was not approved by the FDA. Medtronic’s spinal cord stimulation devices were placed just beneath the skin near an area of pain, most often in the lower back, where the devices could provide electrical impulses to create a “tingling” sensation intended to alleviate chronic pain. The Justice Department said, “Patients should be able to trust that their health care providers only use…..medical procedures that have been shown to be safe and effective.” (9)

Back to Michel Foucault and his book “Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason,” Foucault traces the evolution of the concept of madness (mental illness) through three phases: the Renaissance, the “Classical Age” (the later seventeenth and most of the eighteenth centuries) and the modern experience. To understand misjustice in the treatment of psychiatric patients one must first understand how power and control operate in segments of society. By its sheer accredited manifestation in the last years of the 1800s, modern medicine set up for itself a new way to wield power, control, and dominion over men. It is not far fetched to conceive of the idea or scenario that a paranoid personality (PPD) can combine to stigmatize an otherwise innocent individual through misdiagnosis or that a clandestine orchestration committed by conscienceless people could take place when historically the conceptual distinction between the mad (mentally ill) and the rational was in a sense a product of this physical separation into confinement: confinement made the mad (mentally ill) conveniently available to medical doctors who began to view madness as a natural object worthy of study and then as an illness to be cured. In short, manipulation and exploitation of the human body and mind. After all, did we not witness the mistreatment of gays and homosexuals during the initial onset of modern psychiatry? It is not too easy to call a man “mad.” And what is madness if not an ever-evolving term in human history?

In the Department of Justice press releases I have cited above we see a few different elements. One, a violation of public and possibly private trust. Two, the power to rule over the subject through acquired medical knowledge and a license to do so. And three, control over the human body through implanted medical devices (spinal cord stimulator).

As new implantable medical devices are developed, it is likely that we may witness an increase in violations of public and private trust, more kick-back schemes involving mass payouts, and the use of devices that may have not been approved by the FDA.

 

Mind Control and Targeted Grooming

“The condition of these outcasts was seen as one of moral error. They were viewed as having freely chosen prostitution, vagrancy, blasphemy, unreason, [homosexuality], etc. and the regimes of these new rational institutions were meticulous programs of punishment and reward aimed at causing them to reverse those choices.” (2)

On college campuses, researchers have found that young men use drugs and alcohol to groom young girls for sex (Brunt, Murphy, Pescara-Kovach, Crance, 2019). (10) If oral drugs and alcohol can be used as a means to commandeer young girls’ minds, then the use of these new, non-oral, non-pharmaceutical based electromagnetic technologies may be used to sedate or excite women in order to acquire sex from them and/or brainwash them. In short, control not only their behavior, including sexual behavior but their minds as well.

There have been reports that suggest Targeted Individuals (TIs) suffering Electronic Assaults (EAs) are mentally ill and in need of psychiatric treatment. I have read reports that claim these individuals are suffering from hallucinations, are drug and alcohol addicted, or paranoid schizophrenics. If this is the case, these individuals represent a marginalized group of people that deserve more protection under the law than an ordinary citizen simply because this group has been targeted in the past for experimental use in inhumane, unethical, medical experiments (Perper & Cina, 2010). (11) These individuals have a history of being preyed upon by other psychopathic people interested in stealing their disability checks, food stamps, and other resources belonging to them. Much like Theranos robbed the trust of the American public, misleading us into believing a drop of blood could be enough to satisfy the requirement for hundreds of tests. Now, the medical industry may be interested in violating the trust of the mentally ill. During the Renaissance, madmen (mentally ill) were portrayed in literature as revealing the distinction between what men actually are and what they pretend to be.

Subnote: Just as a side note, if you were wondering about Elizabeth Holmes and her Theranos Corporation, she will most likely elude a prison term but not a hefty multi-million dollar fine like Meditronics, Inc. which had to pay out 2.8 million to resolve issues under the False Claims Act. Holmes violated the public trust under the False Claims Act.

Sources:
(1) Technological Revolution. Wikipedia.org. “The Fourth Industrial Revolution.”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technological_revolution#Potential_future_technological_revolutions

(2) Michel Foucault (1965). “Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason.” New York. Pantheon.

(3) Karl Deisseroth. “Optogenetics: Controlling the Brain with Light.” Scientific American. Retrieved online April 14, 2020. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/optogenetics-controlling/

(4) Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). Mayoclinic.org. Retrieved online April 14, 2020. https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/electroconvulsive-therapy/about/pac-20393894

(5) Lobotomy Surgery. Britannica.com Retrieved online April 14, 2020. https://www.britannica.com/science/lobotomy

(6) Christine C. Kwiatkowski, Alfred J. Robison, and April M. Zeoli. “Brain Health and the Batterer.” Violence and Gender. Vol. 5, No. 4. Published Online December 3, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1089/vio.2018.0010

(7) Partially severed spinal cord in a mouse in Switzerland. YouTube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPerfpxYJ1U

(8) The U.S. Department of Justice. Justice.gov https://www.justice.gov/usao-cdca/pr/additional-doctors-charged-massive-kickback-scheme-related-spinal-surgeries-long-beach

(9) The U.S. Department of Justice. Justice.gov https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/medtronic-inc-pay-28-million-resolve-false-claims-act-allegations-related-subq-stimulation

(10) 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, No.1. March 11, 2019.

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

What Does Woman Want?

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Freud asked, “Was will das Weib?” (“What does woman want?”). Lucy Holmes and Bollas answered many decades later:

What does woman want? She wants to be able to use her empathy and intuition in the service of her own ego. She wants the feminine tendency to identify to be a tool, not a prison. She wants to be liberated from the oppression of the internal triangle and be able to encounter her internalized objects playfully, not compulsively. The longing implied in Feud’s original question, “Was will das weib?” expresses an important idea and it is this: Life becomes complex, rich, and meaningful only when we can experience and savor both self and other.” It is important to note that it is only when this “savoring” of one’s self and other is done with the capacity to love the other void of pathological narcissism and fixed unconscious drives that negatively and pathologically ritualize the way we maltreat others.” (1)

“Bollas (1987, 62) said that the creation of a space for the holding of the self as an object of one’s nurture is an essential contribution that clinical psychoanalysis can make to the patient. But if the internal triangle is characterized by a rather impoverished ego being tyrannized by two or more toxic parental imagoes, it becomes difficult or impossible to access the space required for the nurturance and feeling of the self. How then can an analyst work with the oppressively “feminine” woman to help her carve out such a space?” (1)(2)

Although this space is constructed in the weekly hour-long clinical interview, the need to carve out this time in daily life remains a necessity for a lifetime. Women usually achieve some “me time” through a multitude of ways including workouts, meditation and prayer, yoga, and connecting with loved ones or friends. Again it is important to reiterate that it is only when this “savoring” of one’s self and other is done with the capacity to love the other in a truly healthy way; void of pathological narcissism and fixed unconscious drives that negatively and pathologically ritualize the way we maltreat ourselves and others.

“Hoffman (1996, 38) wrote that Freud’s theories about women were consistently based on the adolescent conception that women’s passions are dangerous and need to be controlled.” (1)(3) Since Freud’s body of work can be seen as a progression from a masculine, nineteenth-century worldview, (4) based on science and rational logic, to a more feminine and modern perspective that is broad enough to include the importance of intuition and the unconscious (Breger 1981), (5) women aren’t viewed as vessels that must be commandeered and controlled, mastered like an animal.

Since the internal triangle gives meaning to the idea that “three’s a crowdthe maternal and paternal introjects have powers that the little girl doesn’t possess, the female ego is almost always bullied by its own introjects, and this encourages the submission, passivity, and masochism that are associated with the truly “feminine” woman. This intrapsychic dynamic is implicated in the almost universal subordination of women that anthropologists and sociologists describe. (1)

I would like to reiterate that women don’t want to be controlled or commandeered like some maritime vessels. Woman wants to be free to creatively express and enjoy her internal objects, her sexuality, skillfully and playfully, void of sanctions that confine her to a position, a symbol, of muted space with denied rights. The tether of electronic chains are no different than the metal chains that imprisoned Ariel Castro’s three victims; Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight. Snatched, chained, imprisoned and denied their freedom. All were oppressed to his will and desires. (6)

Source Reference:

(1) Holmes, Lucy. (2008) “The Internal Triangle: New Theories of Female Development.” New York. Jason Aronson. Chapter 4, “What Does Woman Want? A New Perspective,” pg. 75-89.

(2) Bollas, C. (1987). “The Shadow of the Object.” New York. Columbia University Press.

(3) Hoffman, L. (1996) “Freud and feminine subjectivity.” JAPA 44, supplement: 23-44.

(4) Dijkstra, B. (1986) “Idols of Perversity; Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-de-Siècle Culture.” New York. Oxford University Press.

(5) Berger, L. (1981). “Freud’s Unfinished Journey: Conventional and Critical Perspectives in Psychoanalytic Theory.” London. Routledge and Kegan Paul.

(6) Ariel Castro Kidnappings. Wikipedia. Retrieved online January 8, 2020. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariel_Castro_kidnappings