Essential Quotes

I have sworn on the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

“Mind Wars: Brain Research and National Defense,”

In his latest book, “Mind Wars: Brain Research and National Defense,” bioethicist Jonathan Moreno describes the range of brain-related research U.S. military agencies such as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are paying for. From drugs that could improve soldiers’ abilities and endurance (and others that could bewilder enemies) to devices controlled by or controlling people’s minds, these possible uses of cutting-edge neuroscience will change how wars are fought.

It's funny the technolgy already exists to do this with satellite based systems. Now it's getting a little attention so that means this technology has been in development and use for 30 to 50 years already.

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