NEED TO KNOW: The Untold Story of Mankind Research Unlimited
NEED TO KNOW: NONE TO TELL
The Untold Story of Mankind Research Unlimited
"Psychotronic Discoveries Behind the
The Real X-Files Were Subcontracted
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Working Title: NEED TO KNOW [None to Tell]
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Genre: Psi-Fi Docudrama
Independent Feature Film – “Men Who Stare at Goats” meets “The Lost Symbol.” A high concept romp into “Chapel Perilous,” or “down the rabbithole” into the untold story of Mankind Research Unlimited (MRU), a quirky and spooked up Washington D.C. R&D thinktank investigating the paranormal, paraphysics, noetic sciences and complementary health from the early 1970s to the Millennium. The script can be written in the “Dan Brown” style of pursuing open-ended Mystery with a built in team of world-class experts, based on real life and/or composite personalities. More people become concerned about secret government research all the time, making it a popular subject for exploitation. The public now demands it has a NEED TO KNOW. In esoterics the Four Powers of the Sphinx are “To Know, To Will, To Dare, and To Keep Silent.” MRU applied this formula to its R&D.
All subcontracted research was conducted on a “need to know” basis. MRU’s founder and Director, Dr. Carl Schleicher has been called “a real Dr. Strangelove.” Even his name means “stealth” in German. MRU was a swinging door for scientists and parapsychologists defecting from behind the Iron Curtain and out-of-the-box thinkers in the
MRU was the East Coast counterpart of Stanford’s SRI and Edgar Mitchell’s IONS in parapsychology and psychotronics. In 1973, the bestseller PSYCHIC DISCOVERIES BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN came out and former Naval Intelligence Officer and cryptographer, Dr. Carl Schleicher actively wondered why the
Thus, MRU in
ACT 1 opens with a flashback to 1959 telepathy experiments conducted by the U.S. Navy in an attempt at thought transmission to communicate with the Nautilus submarine during a voyage beneath the Polar icecap. Whether true or a psyops hoax, it spurred the psychic Cold War, a gap which MRU sought to close. Cut to 1999, in an "out of body" experience, with his kidney transplant failing after a desperate trip to Brazil for unconventional treatment, Dr. Carl Schleicher ponders his fate with flashbacks from his days as a cryptologist in the Six-Day War, to "dowsing" for tunnelrats in Viet Nam, to his Spook Central research facility, MRU. Shrouded in mystery to the very end, Schleicher’s death was “untimely and highly suspicious.” Carl believed for years that certain domestic agents had targeted him for unknown personal reasons dating back to the mid-60s and his NSA days. No cause of death was forthcoming, so the truth may never be known.
MRU’s pioneering efforts grew into super-soldier training, intelligence-gathering and esoteric experiments. Blue-sky research became the obsession of spooks, spyentists, spycologists, psychedelic physicists and a whole host of “brand name” fringe celebrities and psychics that led to today’s “Star Trek philosophy” breakthroughs in hi tech, social engineering and subcultures, such as ghost hunters, UFO investigators, conspiracy and New Agers. MRU anticipated the human potential and quantum mind trends, alternative health movement, suppressed science movement, “Fringe knowledge” and the New Age fusion of esoterics and science. It’s enough to “make you want to psi.”
Mankind Research Unlimited had a burning “Need to Know” about the strangest phenomena that can teach us the most. Various intelligence resources supported these spy-entists in their quest to unleash human potential. MRU was a front for the most advanced mind control technology at that time, including what is now called “Voice to Skull” or V2K microwave transmissions. MRU revealed occultism in high places, but under the ‘scientific’ codenames coined by MRU’s mindbenders.
MRU bootstrapped off Soviet studies in energy medicine, hypnotherapy, magnetic healing, acupuncture, radionics or radiesthesia, remote healing and viewing, EVP, and psychophysical control of internal states. Research pathfinders carved broad highways through the mindscape. The cross-disciplinary synergy between physics, biology, psychiatry and religion, was explored and exploited with intent and belief. MRU collapsed the spectrum of approaches from philosophy of mind and dream research, to neuropsychology, pharmacology, and molecular dynamics, to neural networks, phenomenological accounts, and even the quantum physics of reality. They canvassed the whole paranormal field aiming at a sound scientific foundation for future research and killer apps with lucrative business potential. Much of it has become what is known as “suppressed science.” But when research disappears from public view, it usually means it has gone ‘dark,’ into the clandestine world.
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TRUTH FOR REEL is currently seeking private funding for production of the dramatic motion picture property NEED TO KNOW: The Untold Story of Mankind Research Unlimited. The film is commercially exploitable to a mass audience through theatrical exhibition, pay-per view, cable broadcast and all home-video formats, including HD and Blue Ray. Outstanding funding required for completion.
Our goal is to make "movies that matter" - quality, intelligent, commercial films - on modest, cost-efficient budgets. We know how to handle controversial subjects to unpack their stories with emotional logic, allowing audiences their own point of view and conclusions. Corrosive secrets are issues that remain or return to relevance. Rather than “fictionalizing,” we illustrate a point of view. Conspiracy and “truth” films have gone mainstream. Suspense films remain perennial favorites with wide audiences. Paranormal films continue to thrive. “Dramatic license” leaves interpretation open.
The founders of TRUTH FOR REEL Productions bring vision, passion, dedication, and a wealth of talents and experiences to the company. They have personal experience with Mankind Research Unlimited and several of its personnel, including science intelligence officers, physicists and psychics. They know more of the MRU story than anyone else could ever piece together, including the extraordinary backstories of many of MRU’s principal investigators.
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NEED TO KNOW explores the research and personalities surrounding the clandestine research conducted at Mankind Research Unlimited, which mirrored and exceeded its West Coast counterpart, SRI (Stanford Research Institute), known for its CIA Remote Viewing Program. MRU was more closely linked with ONI and NSA, for which it produced many reports.
Docudramas recreate reality and can be used to explore social and national history. One need only think of the battles fought over docudramas like Oliver Stone's JFK (1991), Schindler’s List (1993) and “W” (2008) to see the heat which docudrama generates. Lighter treatments of similar material include “Men Who Stare at Goats” (2009), “Clockwork Orange” (1971) and “Dr. Strangelove” (1964). Other similar themes and treatments on the paranormal include “Suspect Zero” (2004), starring Ben Kingsley, “Manchurian Candidate” (2004), “Paranormal Activity” (2009) and “Fourth Kind” (2009).
The docudrama has become a culturally important form which is the site of political battles over the nature of "truth," "reality," and the media manipulation of history and everyday life. This is not a movie-of-the-week biopic, but a film from an inside view of how it might have happened, with the potential for lasting global and artistic importance. The representation of reality is not equal to the reality it represents. But docudrama does make claims to provide a fairly accurate interpretation of real historical events. In other words, it is a non-fictional drama.
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Standard dramatic formulas from mainstream film and television apply wholesale to representing history. These conventions include a goal-oriented protagonist with clear motivations; a small number of central characters (two to three) with more stereotyping for secondary characters; causes that are generally ascribed to personal sources rather than structural ones (psychological traumas rather than institutional dynamics); a dramatic structure geared to the length of the program (a two-hour movie might have the normal "seven-act" structure); and an intensification of emotional ploys. The desire for emotional engagement by the viewers (a feature valuable for maintaining the audience through commercials) produces an inflection of the docudrama into several traditional genres. In particular, docudramas may appeal to affects of suspense, terror, or tears of happiness or sadness.
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Foreign markets comprise more than half of a film’s revenue, so our emphasis is on storylines that have interest on all continents. Popular and profitable documentaries have proven that people will go see intelligent movies that strip away propaganda and historical lies. Controversy sells tickets and becomes a built-in aspect of PR. Other options with growing markets include Non-traditional Films, Large format films, direct-to-DVD movies, and small screen films, each having unique market characteristics.
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STAGES OF PRODUCTION
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SCRIPT SYNOPSIS (Fictionalized Treatment)
NEED TO KNOW: The Real X-Files Were Subcontracted
Psychotronics * Consciousness * ESP * Biofeedback * EM Phenomena * Resonance * Radionics * Hypnosis * Psionics * Mind Control *
UFO * Scalar Weapons * Scalar Physics * Remote Viewing * Biorhythms * Biomedical Scanning * Mindbody Health * Addiction Treatment
SECURITY THROUGH OBSCURITY: The term "need to know," when used by government, military or espionage organizations, describes the restriction of very sensitive data related at the time to national security. Under need-to-know restrictions, even with a security clearance, no access is given to such information, nor can anyone read about a clandestine operation, without a specific need to know. Access to the information must be necessary for conducting specific official duties. As with most security mechanisms, the aim is to severely limit unauthorized access, without inconveniencing legitimate access. Need-to-know also discourages "browsing" of sensitive material by limiting access to the smallest possible number of people. So, "Who Knew?" MRU not only operated on a "need to know" basis, in 'stealth' mode -- they had a burning desire to penetrate the heart of Mystery - a primordial NEED TO KNOW that opened up the inner and outer Cosmos as a new frontier of science. The seemingly improbably, in time became mindbody medicine, medical scan technology, mindbody regulation and a host of legitimate applications of what had been esoteric or "occult," i.e. "hidden."
CYBORG NATION: Biocybernetic specialist, Dr. Carl Schleicher, of MRU -- psychic warfare think tank -- was accused in the underground press of being the 'father' of the cyborg, whatever was meant at that time by the term. It has been applied to both mind controlled assassins triggered with post-hypnotic suggestion and bio-mechanical additions, mind-computer interface, etc. In the New Media electronic info-culture we've all become cyborgs with machine-extended senses. Our computers and hand-helds are a direct extension of our nervous systems. If we continue in this biomechanoid fusion, we may be pulling the trigger on our own humanity.
PSYCHOTRONICS UNLIMITED: The Chemical Body is what we consider our “physical body.” The dominant model for this is the product of Western science since the telegraph. The Astral Body (the Energy Body) pervades all cultures as the belief there is more to our makeup than the Chemical Body. It is a huge storehouse of religious and spiritual energy. The third organ is the TV Body—the repository of historical one-way broadcasting. The fourth is the Chip Body—the mutating warehouse of digital omni-directional multimedia. The fifth is the Mystery Body (Field Body)—what we’re still excavating and whose lineaments we cannot fully assess yet, if ever. We know it’s made up of the previous four bodies but we don’t know what more we will discover about its constituents, affects, and effects. The cyborg or Android Meme (Bob Dobbs) is the resultant of the interplay, violent and ecstatic, of the first four bodies.
The Psychotronic Power
In 1973, the international expose PSYCHIC DISCOVERIES BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN by Sheila Ostrander & Lynn Schroeder became a best-seller. Former Naval Intelligence Officer, Dr. Carl Schleicher actively wondered why the
The irony of this Cold War era, is that the Soviets thought we were using psychic spies, so they began their program, which in turn sparked actual
The 1970s was the heyday of the paranormal, the occult—Satanism made the cover of Time magazine in 1972—and what scientists would describe as pseudoscience. But in the interest of leaving no philosopher's stone unturned, legitimate research investigated the great unknown -- the frontiers of human consciousness -- the hidden information environment. Just because it is a mystery doesn't mean we shouldn't study it, but quite the reverse. The metaphysics of speculative philosophy had some real-world applications. All maps of reality are filtering systems.
Before experimentation, labels of 'pseudoscience' are necessarily premature: Are there things we should not know? There are many responses to the impulse toward experience. We pass through the essential stage of experience on the way to wisdom. Fearlessness is a quality of mind that allows us to face danger or hardship resolutely with fortitude and spirit. If no one is allowed to venture into the forbidden because it is threatening or bizarre, we cannot know what it is like. Our potential may be cut short.
Physicist Wolfgang Pauli thought that the probabilistic nature of quantum theory and the Uncertainty Principle offered the possibility of discovering something beyond the mind-matter gap: “’we must postulate a cosmic order of nature beyond our control to which both the outward material objects and the inward images are subject.” He offered a quantum explanation for synchronistic occurrences which somehow “acausally weaves meaning into the fabric of nature. Jung and Pauli sought a unifying theory that would allow interpretation of reality as a psycho-physical whole.
At the heart of the parapsychology (psi) battle are two types of phenomena: extra-sensory perception (ESP) and psycho-kinesis (PK). ESP is reception of information without any normal sensory means; PK is the use of the mind to influence physical states without any direct physical contact. Neither effect can be explained by ordinary science, so parapsychologists with experimental evidence that they are real are accused of bad science or bad faith or both. A simple division into 'sceptics' and 'believers' cannot be made. The real struggle, for all researchers, is not with each other, but to get a secure hold on the subject itself. Psi is now called Anomalous Cogniton.
Israeli psychic Uri Geller appeared to bend spoons with his mind on television, and popular TV programs such as In Search of… (hosted by Star Trek 's Leonard Nimoy) treated outlandish notions with the utmost of seriousness. It was an ideal time for experimentation in psychic intelligence-gathering, and thus, it seems to be no accident that the CIA and DIA programs took place during this period.
Among the most intriguing stories included in Psychic Discoveries was an account of an experiment involving rabbits. Electrodes were inserted into the brain of a mother rabbit, and baby rabbits —without implanted electrodes—-were placed on a submarine that was then taken out to sea and submerged. A baby rabbit was killed, and as the scientists recorded, the brain of the mother, many miles away on shore, reacted at the moment of death. Setting aside all questions of animal cruelty and experimental ethics, this was interpreted to show that ESP existed and served to connect minds.
Psychic Discoveries noted that Soviet experiments were sparked by a 1959 report in the French magazine Constellation regarding alleged telepathy experiments conducted by the U.S. Navy. The article, "Thought Transmission—Weapon of War," was based on a misreading or misunderstanding of Navy activities. Therefore it is possible to characterize experiments in psychic intelligence on both sides of the iron curtain as, to some degree, a comedy of errors.
Soviets also noticed a February 1960 story in the French magazine Science et Vie (Science and Life) entitled "The Secrets of the Nautilus." It claimed that the
Communicating with submarines is difficult as radio waves do not penetrate to the depths of the ocean. Extremely low frequency (ELF) waves are used to signal the submarine to come to the surface to receive a message. These super-long waves penetrate almost anything including water but carry little information. If telepathy could work it would be a perfect method of communicating with submerged submarines. The story was probably a propaganda hoax but the Soviets were spurred into action.
The Cold War among "psi guys" or psychic spies is recounted in James Mills' book THE POWER (1990), which is loosely based on MRU's principle spyentist, "KT," a longterm advisor to Dr. Schleicher and Joint Chiefs of Staff. The fictional Jack Hammond is a scientific intelligence officer for the Monday Afternoon Group,
Blue Sky research became of interest to both the government and private sector. It spread from R&D thinktanks into the open-minded counterculture then to the mainstream. Along the way, these revolutionary ideas became the obsession of spooks, spyentists, spycologists, psychedelic physicists and a whole host of fringe characters and psychics. Psychotronic researchers broke through the Iron Curtain and brought their discoveries to the West. Many world-class scientists and engineers passed through the threshold of MRU.
Technovelties - Inventing the Impossible
Blue sky projects that begin as implausible can produce incremental advances that eventually result in applied technologies, even if it takes decades. It is bottom-up versus top-down research. Bottom-up means exploring from the known to the unknown, seeing if there are any serendipitous opportunities that emerge. By its nature, bottom-up work is unpredictable, based in some kind of intuition. Top-down means problem directed, oriented to solving a problem. The reality dimension, how realistic the project is, shows up independently for either. Some bottom-up projects are highly realistic, other top-down projects are somewhat unrealistic. No one knows in advance which research directions will deliver.
We now take for granted many once-magical technologies even better than those in sci-fi space operas that emerged from the inspiration of the "Star Trek philosophy." It became Dr. Schleicher's policy not to dismiss any outlandish idea for fear of missing some breakthrough -- the "good stuff." That led to a wide scope of blue sky investigation.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), founded in 1958 when the Soviets launched Sputnik, is the Pentagon's autonomous Blue Sky agency. But DARPA itself is a small bureaucracy which doesn't own any labs. All work is outsourced from the director to program managers to specialists -- winning contractors. DARPA insiders actually claim the best program managers are science fiction writers.
Bridging the power of belief and technology, they accept that pushing the boundaries hard enough implies failing a good portion of the time. Half of DARPA's projects are classified. Such projects are still conducted behind closed doors by DARPA, whose "holy grail" is decoding the the brain to build a brain-computer interface. Currently, DARPA is working hard to crack the brain's neural code and develop "haptic interface" for sustaining and augmenting human performance.
Many dark chapters in brainwashing and mind control have been written since Tavistock Institute of Human Relations began its massive social engineering program after WWII and teamed with CIA to deploy nefarious experimental programs, such as MK Ultra. There is a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
The Dark Side
One project led by Dr. Peter G. Bourne, aimed at creating a psychocybernetic "cyborg" or remotely controlled assassin as depicted in the classic "Manchurian Candidate," "Telephon," and the Jason Bourne series. Controllers pull the post-hypnotic trigger and the subject commits a murder with no memory of the incident. Some of these CIA mind control projects used the public as unwitting guinea pigs exposed to drugs, infectious agents and toxic psychiatry. Many projects became public during 1975 Congressional investigation by the Church Committee. Surrepetitious research continued, farmed out to subcontractors who were not accountable under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
In the 1970's, clandestine programs were conducted at Standford Research Institute (SRI) in Remote Viewing. In the 1980s, the Army applied it militarily in the New Earth Battalion, ("Be all that you can be"), subject of the 2009 movie, "Men Who Stare At Goats." Likewise Special Forces, such as Navy Seals, began using paranormal ESP training for rapid intuitive decision-making in the field, and more. One of Dr. Schleicher's earliest experiments involved dowsing -- not for 'witching' a water well, but to find and trace Vietcong tunnels and tunnel rats.
Astronaut Edgard Mitchell, who did his own telepathy experiment from the dark side of the Moon, founded the Institute of Noetic Science (IONS) in 1973. It explores different ways of "knowing," including spiritual practices and exploration of transformative relationships. IONS prominent role in Dan Brown's 2009 best-seller, THE LOST SYMBOL, is fixing the meaning of 'noetic science' in the public imagination. The Esalan Physics Consciousness Group was founded at the same time by fellow scientists Jack Sarfatti, Nick Herbert, Saul-Paul Sirag, and Fred Alan Wolf, to investigate The Fringe by studying frontier science subjects such as time travel, consciousness after death, and ESP.
MRU alumni, Uri Geller with his ESP and spoonbending parlour tricks captured the public imagination and led to crazes in firewalking and other demonstrations of extraordinary human potential. Few in the public understood the spectrum of psychotronics or noetics, but the old mechanical model of the mindbody relationship died and a new model based in psi, mind-body healing and subtle energies emerged aimed at developing innate human potentials and creative capacity. Boundaries between inner and outer experience collapsed.
The new consciousness paradigm opened our culture to the holistic world of complementary medicine, the human potential movement and the idea that we, too, could participate directly in the mysteries of nature and Cosmos. The premise was that the strangest phenomena have the most to teach us about science and ourselves. New interdisciplinary specialties in parapsychology, biophysics, accelerated learning and alternative medicine emerged. MRU was at the forefront of this cultural revolution, which promised transformational breakthroughs in personal and collective consciousness, integral healing and a new worldview. The fascinating history of early psi research is summarized by Jeffrey Mishlove in his classic The Roots of Consciousness, and at MRU site http://mankindresearchunlimited.iwarp.com/whats_new_16.html
Many MRU associates went on to produce early classics in paranormal literature, such as Dr. Stanley Krippner, who included work by other MRU scientists in his ground-breaking scientific journals and popular books:
Galaxies of Life: The Human Aura in Acupuncture and Kirlian Photography (with Daniel Rubin). Gordon & Breach, 1973.
Dream Telepathy: Experiments in Nocturnal Extrasensory Perception (with Montague Ullman, M.D. and Allan Vaughan). 1973.
The Kirlian Aura: Photographing the Galaxies of Life (with Daniel Rubin). Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1974.
The Energies of Consciousness: Explorations in Acupuncture, Auras, and Kirlian Photography (with Daniel Rubin).
Future Science: Life Energies and the Physics of Paranormal Phenomena (with John White). Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1977.
Such work continues in the USPA, ISSSEEM, IONS, Journal of Consciousness Studies, Journal of Nonlocality and Remote Mental Interaction, and at large. MRU personnel still pursue their esoteric interests.
Psychotronics bridges the esoteric and the scientific. What begins as out-of-the-box Blue Sky research can lead to solid, scientific advances. The arcane, mysterious and what we don't know has the most potential to teach us about ourselves and our environment -- in fact, we are not separate from it. A decade or so ago, no one but scientists thought about quantum physics -- now many are well-aware of theories of the Field, our holographic nature and what it means to realize holistically that mindbody is connected to Cosmos. Psychotronics is the science of mind-body-environment relationships, an interdisciplinary science concerned with the interactions of matter, energy, and consciousness.
Public training in REMOTE VIEWING and other programs by noted parapsychologists from SRI and elsewhere has provided the public a window on early research. The 2009 film, MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS has shown some later military research and experimentation on the same sort of subject matter. MRU was the East Coast equivalent of SRI, but invited far less publicity. It also was not linked to the notorious "mother of all thinktanks," Tavistock Institute of Human Relations but was linked to Rockefeller Foundation and NSA, producing briefs.
MRU sought to conduct independent research on these matters for the public welfare. ESP is a natural occurrence. We seek to understand how it occurs, and to use that understanding for the benefit of mankind. The technical and scientific aspects of Psychotronics and its practical applications, merge the esoteric/spiritual and scientific worlds. Quantum mechanics has provided a "scientific" basis which allows the existence of psychic phenomena and unconventional energy effects.
MRU’s Director, Carl W. Schleicher, Ph.D. has been accused, along with Dr. Sidney Gottlieb, of being the mind control mad-genius behind MK Ultra and the ‘Manchurian Candidate’ in both Feral Press (
MRU conducted client-sponsored researrch and development for government agencies, commercial businesses, foundations and other organizations. Carl said he wanted to further and develop the works of suppressed, maligned or unappreciated researchers on the "frontiers of science". These researchers and pioneers, included: Harold S. Burr, Ph.D.; F.S.C. Northrop, Ph.D.; Leonard J. Ravitz, M.D.; Wilhelm Reich, Ph.D.;R. B. Amber, D.C.; Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama, Ph.D.; Oscar Brunler, Ph.D.; Galen Hieronymus; Gen. Henry M. Gross; Verne Cameron; John Shelley; Ambrose and Olga Woorrall, Ph.D.; Harold Sherman; Townsend Brows; R. Abrams, M. D;.Ruth Drone; Carey Reams, D.N.; Buckminster Fuller; Nikola Tesla, D.Sc.; Yogi Bhajan; Henry and John Foray; K. Raudive, Ph.D.; Ingo Swann; S. W.Tromp, Ph.D.; L. L. Vasiliev, Ph.D.; Karl von Reichenbach, Ph.D.; Walter Russell, Ph.D.; Gopi Krishna; Gustaf Stromberg; Jose Silva; Edgar Cayce; Cleve Backster.
Some have linked MRU to CIA's MK ULTRA Project but it was likely closer to less sinister SRI-type paranormal and medical research though there is some overlap in project areas.
Project MK-ULTRA, 1953, CIA:
Drugs, electronics, psychotronics and electroshock
Targeting: Short rangeFrequencies: VHF HF UHF modulated at ELF Transmission and Reception: Local production
Purpose: Programming behavior, creation of "cyborg" mentalities
Effects: narcoleptic trance, programming by suggestion
Pseudonym: Project Artichoke
Functional Basis: Electronic Dissolution of Memory, E.D.O.M.
It was not until the middle or late 1970's that the American public became aware of a series of hitherto secret programs that had been conducted over the preceding two decades by the military and intelligence community. These extensive covert programs bore the project titles MKULTRA, MKDELTA, MKNAOMI, MKSEARCH (MK being understood to stand for Mind Kontrol), BLUEBIRD, ARTICHOKE and CHATTER. The principal aim of these and associated programs was the development of a reliable "programmable" assassin. Secondary aims were the development of a method of citizen control.
DEEP COVER: As a valued member of the United States Psychotronics Assn., Schleicher had access to a wide range of the most innovative minds imaginable. As a former intelligence agent, he had access to classified materials and experts. Associates included Dr. Eldon A. Byrd, Dr. Stanley Krippner, Dr. Georgi Lozanov, Dr. Emanuel Revici, Christopher Bird, Stefan Possony, physicist Richard Alan Miller, various intelligence and counterintelligence operatives for NSA and Naval and Air Force Intelligence who shall remain nameless, MRF Deputy Director and microbiologist Charles Stone, plus a variety of regional and program directors of different projects in science, education, and alternative health. Several of them were more than colleagues and became friends while others remained personally aloof and occassionally adversarial. He claimed to have a few opponents and even enemies.
There are doubtless many more contacts whose records, correspondence and reports were lost with Schleicher's passing. Some materials were never centralized to begin with. The colleagues and contacts of MRU principles cover the whole field of psychotronics, parapsychology, complementary healing, intelligentsia, the underground and more. Conferences were hotbeds of exchange, as were many
Many of the vanguard connected with this unique thinktank are still in operation, both publically and privately. They continue to permeate the intelligence landscape, illuminate with revelations about the now-unclassified past and make startling predictions about the future of science and humanity. In this sense, those who live on the cutting-edge are truly the 'time-travellers' of their generations.
If he wasn't their real model, Schleicher would have made a good one, 30 years later, for the X-Files infamous
Carl Schleicher, Ph.D., Founder/Director of MRU, former Naval Intelligence Officer. In German, his last name means "STEALTH." Stealth was his name; cryptography and psychotronics his game. An eccentric character, he often failed to connect with people, including women and investors, beyond the technical arena. He has been described as somewhere between a real Dr. Strangelove and the "Cigarette Man" from the X-Files. One article in The Post described Schleicher’s gruff military personality and named names of photos of “true believers” on the wall. They included anti-gravity investigators, healers, chemists, psychics, dowsers, and neuroanatomists. He considered the term “occult” an unprofessional, unscientific “put-down word” that turns off highly qualified people. He admits his own “paranoid” psychics accused him of “feeding information to the CIA” and that “consultants have ‘dark forces’ surrounding them.” Many of the brightest and darkest scientists of the era, East and West, passed through his doors.
Charles Stone, Microbiologist. Deputy Director of MRU. Investigative writer, entrepreneur and conference planner. Biowarfare, Mycoplasma, Gulf War Syndrome, Atomic Vets, Black Gold,
"KT”, NSA Science Intelligence Officer; MRU SPOOK/SPOCK. Dr. Schleicher's main science officer. Expertise in Scalar Weaponry, Zero Point Energy, and Remote Viewing the Future, EVP, tellurics. Member of Monday Afternoon Group, 30 degrees above Top Secret, consultant to Joints Chiefs of Staff.
"OC", Director of MRU's Accelerated Learning program; wife of KT.
Antagonist, A. J. Weberman, Garbologist. Gadfly Journalist who outed MRU in Covert Action Quarterly in the 1980s. YIPPIE prankster who digs through garbage of celebrities continuously accused Dr. Schleicher of being a CIA front organization to the point where Schleicher was ready to sue him just before the time of his death. In the 70s he broke into MRU files, collected brochures on projects and other protocols to form the basis for his expose. His friend Ronnie Sunshine's claim to fame is having a Kirlian photograph of his male member online.
Richard Alan Miller, Physicist. Northwest Regional Director of MRU in
Mike Osborne, CIA Case Officer, friend and ally of "KT", who introduces him to Iona Miller and the enterprise, LOA, rooted in the Law of Attraction. A Catholic with mind control and esoteric interests, an inspirational mentor, family man and political watchdog. For peace and justice, against Covert Action, since there is always blowback; "dirty tricks don't work." Specialties in espionage, counter-intelligence, transnational crime, global narco-traffic, signal intelligence, crypto. Triple K Assassinations investigator. Self-described "Spirit in human form." But "agents" are not spies but non intel type. Remember that. They are one step removed from being police in my book. There are things that the President doesn't know because of 'plausible denial.'
Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama is a scientist as well as a yogi, philosopher and priest. He is a man of many varied interests and talents specializing in oriental medicine, computing and electrical engineering who is also a parapsychologist, spiritual healer and seer. He is head of the Institute for Life Physics,
Ostrander & Schroeder- Soviet Research files, Psychic Discoveries; Superlearning. Sheila Ostrander & Lynn Schroeder are internationally acclaimed authors, well known for seeking out breakthrough discoveries about human possibilities around the world. They have written ten books - bestsellers in 25 languages, appeared on over 2000 TV & radio shows and lectured globally on human potential. They hunted down the techniques - and the evidence that they work - in the secrecy-shrouded Communist bloc. Their work reads like a spy story bolstered with painstaking research and tenacious pursuit of 'taboo' material.
Dr. Stanley Krippner - Dream Telepathy; Kirlian Schemata.
Stanley Krippner, Ph.D., professor of psychology at
Dr. Eldon Byrd - DEW Weapons, Anomalous Metallurgy.
Military researcher and speaker Byrd was an expert in nonlethal EMF weaponry and electromagnetic aspects of living bodies - on cells, tissues, thoughts and whole populations. He worked in acoustics, amplification and transduction. He published a paper on the telemetry of brain waves in the "Proceedings" of the International Telemetering Conference, 1972. He particpated in panels for USPA on scalar physics and biofields with Tom Bearden, Elizabeth Rauscher, Bob Beck and others. In his later years, like Carl, he seems to have taken a humanistic turn toward his fellow man, perhaps as a reaction to earlier research and proprietary knowledge he was exposed to in the course of his professional life.
USPA 1993. Psychoactivity of Extremely Low Frequency EM and Scalar Fields: A lecture by Dr. Eldon Byrd, a government scientist “formerly” with the US Naval Weapons Lab, who discusses the relationship of intention and connection-at-a-distance between organisms, psychoactive signals, some of the history of beta-endorphin research, the up-and-coming research in bio-optics, how electromagnetic stimulation can and does have the capability to induce an “alien” experience, the relationship between opiate compounds and the immune system, brain-immune system communication, behavior-affecting ELF/RF weaponry, and more. In 1973 Byrd was a physicist at the U.S. Naval Surface Weapons Center, Silver Spring
Professor Milan Ryzl - ESP & Hypnosis.
Czech biochemist who experimented in the field of parapsychology. Born May 22, 1928, at
Ryzl took a special interest in paranormal cognition of subjects under hypnosis, and developed a method by which the ESP of such subjects may be brought under voluntary control. He organized a parapsychology study group in
Dr. Stephan Possony - Psystrat, Psychological Warfare, Star Wars, EM Warfare.
Russian exile Stefan T. Possony. Psychological warfare expert with the Office of Naval Intelligence during WWII. Member, Board of Directors of the CIA front, the American Security Council. The focus of Stefan Possony's life work has been psychological warfare, with increasing attention to the conspiratorial aspects of communism. The "bedroom-to-battlefield" syndrome of psychological disorientation; full-scale warfare is useless. This authority on psychological warfare and revolution, testified before a committee of the Eighty-Sixth Congress that "manipulation of language constitutes one of the Communists' most potent weapons in their drive for world domination." He also said that "to the Communists, words are tools to achieve effects, not means to communicate in the search for truth."
Christopher Bird - Esoterics, Radionics, Tesla, UFO, author Secret Life of Plants. Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as "A fascinating account of the physical, emotional, and spiritual relations between plants and man." Essentially, the subject of the book is the idea that plants may be sentient, despite their lack of a nervous system and a brain. This sentience is observed primarily through changes in the plant's conductivity, as through a polygraph, as pioneered by Cleve Backster. The book also contains a summary of Goethe's theory of plant metamorphosis. That said, this book is about much more than just plants; it delves quite deeply into such topics as the aura, psychophysics, orgone, radionics, kirlian photography, magnetism/magnetotropism, bioelectrics, dowsing, and the history of science. It was the basis for the 1979 documentary of the same name, with a soundtrack specially recorded by Stevie Wonder called Journey through the Secret Life of Plants.
Tom is a leading conceptualist in alternate energy technology, mind/matter interaction, EM bioeffects, paranormal phenomena, parapsychology, psychotronics, Tesla technology, and unified field theory concepts. He is the leading advocate of scalar potential electromagnetics, and has worked with several inventors involved in alternate energy devices and scalar electromagnetic system prototypes. He advanced the first force-free redefinition of mass as well as an electromagnetic mechanism that generates the flow of time, and has proposed a testable resolution of the century-old debate over the way in which energy flows in electrical circuits. He defined charge q as a coupled system of two components, and not unitary at all. He advanced a mechanism for electromagnetically producing a vacuum engine, whereby the vacuum itself is utilized to energetically shape and manipulate matter and energy.
Berthold Eric Schwartz, M.D., a psychiatrist with paranormal interests. Experiments in telepathy as cause illness. In 1971, published Parent Child Telepathy, 500 psychic interactions between him and his two children, Lisa and Eric. Expert on the effects of LSD on hypnotically-induced seizures. In Medical Times, Oct. 1968 presented four examples of allegedly close contact with UFOs. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 1969: Synchronicity and Telepathy. Ufo-Dynamics: Psychiatric and Psychic Dimensions of the Ufo Syndrome (Paperback), 1989, Men in Black, "bigfoot" like humanoids, poltergeist effects accompanying UFO encounters, witnesses with histories of psychic experiences, "channeled" messages, everything but the Garuda. For Medical Times, examined scores of UFO "observers," decreed that they are not psychotic, not suffering hallucination, not publicity-seekers. "More, on the contrary, fearing ridicule, are embarrassed to testify to what they saw."
The synopsis (above) was shopped at NAPTE, 2010 where it was determined suited to feature film development. It has been extensively researched with core content and characters identified. A recontextualization has generated publication interest. Online versions of the story have drawn positive response.
The backstory is summarized at http://mankindresearchunlimited.iwarp.com/
An un-narrated illustrated video sketch is viewable at http://www.facebook.com/#!/video/video.php?v=217158356595 and can be sent upon request.
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IONA MILLER is a researcher, filmmaker, and popular writer in conspiracy, future science, intelligence, and esoterics. She analyzes the collective psyche and cultural effects of geopolitics, religion, science, art and psychology. This ‘spywhisperer’ has appeared in international magazines, authored several books and international publications. A futurist, analyst, and consultant, topics of this “Meta Hari” include social engineering, pop culture, psychology, “deep politics” and espionage. In an arena where it is nearly impossible to unravel "the truth," rather than pursuing unprovable minutiae or untraceable connections, she analyzes general trends visible to all with a startling, unique viewpoint. Ms. Miller is published by Phanes Press, Destiny Books (Inner Traditions), Autonomedia, Nexus Magazine, Paranoia Magazine, and more. She is SVP of the Media Dept. of the Washington D.C. security firm LOA and is also a radio and podcast personality with a lively online following.