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The Battle for the Mind is one of those books that transformed understanding–in this case of how the physiology of religious conversion, brainwashing, and submission to totalitarian leaders was highly similar or even the same.
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Book ratings by Goodreads. When the doctors advised against operation, Sargant got round this by sending patients to be operated on by Wylie McKissock at St George’s Hospitalwhere Eliot Slater was temporarily in charge of the psychiatric department.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Wllliam explains and illustrates the basic techniques used by evangelists, psychiatrists, and brain-washers to dissolve existing, established patterns of belief, and then substitute new beliefs and behaviors.
Perhaps most important, understanding it can give us insight into the formation of social bonds, the development of gangs and groups, and allow us to make more informed choices as individuals, as a society, and as a culture, how we want our willia, groups to develop. William Sargant, that author of this book was tor of the founders of MK-Ultra back when it was known as project bluebird. Preview — Battle for the Mind by William Sargant. At sargany time the new department consisted of a basement with no in-patient beds, and no requirement on students to attend lectures on psychiatry.
Wether it be by politicians, psychiatrists medicine men or the religious, this book delves into the technics that are used, for good or ill, to excite the individual into a highly suggestible state that can lead to changes in their core values and behaviors.
Sep 08, Joanne St. They are gifted with religious and social apprehensions, and they are gifted with the power of reason; but all these faculties are physiologically entailed to the brain. But for now, we are limited to a few choices. See all 37 reviews. We may be seeing here a new exciting beginning in psychiatry and the possibility of a treatment era such as followed the introduction of anaesthesia in surgery”.
He said in a talk delivered in Leeds: His ambition to be a physician was thwarted by a disastrous piece of research and a nervous breakdown, after which he turned his attention to psychiatry. It is a good read, and anyone who is in the business of changing how others think or perceive reality or who is subject to the work of others in this field–politicians, advertisers To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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