The disturbing saga of mind control begins with the science of Ivan Pavlov early in the twentieth century – the famous Russian who tested dogs with bells and food pellets. His goal was simple: to understand how behavior is trained. Derived from his work was the psychological theory of Behaviorism based upon reflex conditioning. Pavlov’s dogs are a famous tidbit most of us recall from our high school psychology class.
However, the pertinent part of his story commences with the lesser known fact that whatever is learned can be ‘unlearned’ if the individual being trained is subjected to … Read More