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Hypnotism by G.H. Estabrooks

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From Hypnotism, by G.H. Estabrooks, 1943, 1957 Paperback published in New York by E.P. Dutton Reproduced here by permission of Dutton. Chapter IX: Hypnotism in Warfare (pages 193 to 213) This chapter is not taken from a mystery novel. The facts and the ideas presented are, so to speak, too true to be good, but no psychologist of standing would deny the validity of the basic ideas involved. He...

Ritual Abuse and Torture-based Mind Control: Reducing and Preventing Re-contact with Abusers

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Cautionary Notes: This is one of the more distressing pages on my website. Survivors in therapy should  read this webpage only after their therapists have first read it and assessed that the survivor would benefit from reading it. If a survivor does not have a therapist, I strongly recommend that she/he obtain a therapist and only read this webpage with the therapist’s approval. Information on...

Kinds of Torture Endured in Ritual Abuse and Trauma-Based Mind Control

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Knowledge of the methods of torture used within ritual abuse and trauma-based mind control provides a basis for recognition of related trauma disorders. Individuals subjected to these forms of torture may experience intense fear, phobic reactions, or physiological symptoms in response to associated stimuli. In some cases, the individual, or particular dissociated identities, experience a...

“The Moral of the Story”

This page is the first publication of Trish Fotheringham’s epilogue to her chapter entitled, “Patterns in Mind-Control: A First Person Account”, published in Ritual Abuse in the Twenty-first Century: Psychological, Forensic, Social and Political Considerations, (2008), J.R. Noblitt & P. S. Perskin Noblitt (Eds), pp. 491-540. Bandon, Oregon: Robert D. Reed Publishers. The chapter by Trish...

Some Indicators of Trauma-Based Mind Control Programming

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(This list only provides common indicators. Most survivors of programming will have many of these indicators. However, the presence of indicators does not prove the existence of programming trauma. Their absence does not mean a person has no such trauma.) 1. Suicidal and self-harm impulses and/or thoughts that do not feel like they originate in one’s true feelings, but feel relatively unconnected...

Mind Control: Simple to Complex

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Organizations with a wide range of political and criminal agendas have historically relied on coercive interrogation and brainwashing of various types to force submission and information from enemies and victims, and to indoctrinate and increase cooperation in members and captors. In modern times, these techniques are used by political/military/espionage organizations, race/ethnic hate-groups...

Relationships Between Mind Control Programming and Ritual Abuse

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Installation of mind control programming relies on the capacity to dissociate, which permits the creation of new walled-off personalities to “hold” and “hide” programming. Already dissociative children are prime “candidates” for programming. Alternatively, very young children may be made dissociative by trauma-based programming. The extreme abuse inflicted on young children in intra-familial...

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