New on the Internet: a community of people who believe the government is beaming voices into their minds. They may be crazy, but the Pentagon has pursued a weapon that can do just that.
This is the heading of a fascinating article in the Washington Post titled “Mind Games.” Reporter Sharon Weinberger discusses the situation of alleged victims of government harrassment via high-tech devices that bombard their brains and bodies with symptoms that doctors dismiss as schizophrenia. Each victim has had some link to a government agency, however tenuous the encounter. Some of them seem otherwise very intelligent and insightful. They are all sensitive to accusations that they’re nuts.
Even more compelling than the article are the comments by readers who are somehow involved in this phenomenon. Some are extremely agitated and you might even say paranoid ( a word I hate to invoke, since it seems to trivialize their mental anguish.)
I’m inclined to doubt the notion of elaborate Government plots against civilians, but some of the evidence cited is intriguing. Here’s a site that details “Five Available Harrassment Technologies,” and includes links to other sinister evidence.
And here’s a site where you can buy a baseball hat lined in tin foil, just in case.