• Operation Mind Control

  • The Cryptocracy's Plan to Psychocivilize You (Expanded Researcher's Edition)
  • By: W. H. Bowart
  • Narrated by: Eric Burns
  • Length: 26 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-09-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Freedom of Thought Foundation
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (69 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Walter Bowart (1939-2007) was a journalist and a prominent figure in the New York City counter-culture of the 1960s. He was influential in promoting intellectual freedom through his work as editor of The East Village Other and through his Freedom of Thought Foundation.
Bowart's Operation Mind Control: The Cryptocracy's Plan to Psychocivilize You is a classic in the annals of conspiracy research. It is a disturbing account of the secret use of mind control technology, by a secret government (or "cryptocracy"), with an aim to pacifying whole populations and furthering private global-investment strategies. Meticulously researched and well-written, it remains - even today - one of the best books on the topic.
The original version of Operation Mind Control was the first book printed in the United States to explore the murky world of CIA mind control. This theme is common in Hollywood movies today but, at the time (1978), the topic was highly charged, top-secret, and extremely dangerous to research. The book quickly disappeared, because the CIA did not want the public to know the extent and details of its mind control programs (they actually bought up all of the copies that had been printed - an entire warehouse full).
©1994 Walter H. Bowart (P)2015 Freedom of Thought Foundation
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5 out of 5 stars
By Stephen on 10-26-16

monumental work!

The shear amount of knowledge, and depth in which each topic is covered is astounding. Phenomenal!

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5 out of 5 stars
By YG on 04-12-17

Terrific and terrifying

Terrific and terrifying at the same time. This edition was published a quarter of century ago but still firmly holds your attention.

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3 out of 5 stars
By mrs_v on 05-19-17

Interesting in parts

I was very interested in the possible mind control of assassins, it's use in CIA or military circles and the possibility of it's use in Jonestown and Wako. These parts were interesting and appeared well researched. However I feel the author may have cast his net too wide and certain chapters involving were rambling, not that interesting and, to me, not convincing. The author presents everything as fact, there's no counter balance, anyone that disagrees with the author is part of the conspiracy, rather than just sceptics. Therefore it almost feels as if he is preaching to the converted.
There are some disturbing and unsettling descriptions of horrendous abuse. I believe the intention of many of these descriptions is to shock so one feels empathy with the victims. At times, this borders on sensationalism, but the descriptions serve a purpose.

The narration isn't the best. Mistakes are clearly made, the narrator repeats himself when he makes a mistake or reads something incorrectly- these errors have been left. This is something that could have been easily edited out, so along with that and the cheap looking cover - This doesn't come off as the most professional of productions. Also, some of the voices the narrator uses we're not just distracting, but baffling. Many of the women are quoted in a comically​, bimbo-ish voice. Half way through the book, the narrator bizarrely decided to do impressions. He seems to be channeling Peter Sellers dodgy, Indian routine to play Siran Siran- this stops after a couple of chapters, thankfully.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Rene on 12-18-16

For perverts maybe?

A huge disappointment. For perverts interested in listening to power figures having weird sex with brainwashed people? Cannot recommend this book to anyone. What a waste of money.

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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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