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    Again, awake 2hrs after sleep; I caught the dreamvert but in farting & rolling-over & going back to sleep, i forgot it again; I'm prone to having a nap after eating in the late evening (especially when I'd only had 2hrs sleep in bed...) - this is being used for the dream choreography now; quick dc last night - a fella I used to know from whom I'd known that skinhead I mentioned yesterday (this instant knee-jerking reaction-response of the shitehounds is very typical, so much so, that they'll have a few lined-up and ready to go, and if you miss the point of one, they'll 'whisper' it to you to get the 'train' going: ​SUUUUCH BULLSHITTTTERSS) - in his home, twisting a toke, I sit to smoke it and this fella takes a real strop-on and says something like "Not here". Very messageful; the shitehounds're working the doobie bit, again, upon again. All very logical.
    [SIZE=1]Martin Luther King - "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
    Albert Camus - "The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion".
    Douglas MacArthur — "Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons."
    Albert Camus - "Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear."[/SIZE]

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    Wow! ‘Slept’ for 3 whole hours last night/this a.m. (that’s ‘slept’, ‘cos half of it was dream choreographed-); possibly 5 separate & linked ‘dc’s, most of which I’ve forgotten as it’s all ‘details details’ really now, it’s the trend of interrupted sleep & the dc’s leeching into the catnaps in the late evening/early night that’s most of note – it’s a kontrol thing.

    DC’s went something like; a pub with a few pals; a bunch of cross-demographic Irish types flood in and party nicely. One of my pals is Sean Lock (ffs – this is a carrot to a new life I’m thinking): another is holidaying/lodging/college trip-type not-exactly-domestic-but in-a-similar scenario, with friends or acquaintances, and some loverly laaaadies of an Oriental persuasion, &, just, stuff (carrot, y’see): something in Newcastle probably, leading on to me walking home to Darlo & being picked-up along the way (near to Swaledale apparently – I like Swaledale very much, good memories), by my Aunt & Uncle of much fond memories which the shitehounds know full well ‘cos I txt their daughter in bouts – this is stuff from my year dot. An interesting thing I’ve mentioned before, as of my Aunt there – the visage was extremely poor & yet in the dc I understood it as her – it could’ve almost been Mohammed Ali & I would’ve in dc understood it as her, & I don’t know how they do that (not such a good example as my Uncle died only recently so they may well have him “3-D”, plus there’s that immediate & direct association of the pair of them, but that fact remains that I’ve pondered before how that ‘knowledge/association’ is done; I usually have ascribed it to a ‘cognitive whisper’ & might be right, or a mix of things; they’ve done this with ex-‘s of mine before & I’ve pondered the same as to how I’m associating a figure turned away, bending down, wearing nothing identifiable/memorable, & yet I ‘know’ who it is.

    The ‘EM hiss’ was very strong, as usual, just to the front of the top of my right ear & lesser ‘round to the back & base of the skull/brain.
    At the arse-end of this series, as I’m waking, the ‘whisper’ of “(I’m just a) Family man”, which kinda made me larf & on which I have something to say. Identifying similarities between the shitehounds & the Gestapo is an open goal exercise:



    1) In a scheme of ‘brainwash’, indoctrinate, schiz- ‘train’ & traumatise, phys & psyche torture & the rest of it for purpose of destroying the individual & murder is obviously a conviction of sorts, tho’ extreme & profound psycho-pathologies plural & obsessive sado-narcissism plays a massive role; certainly there’s the ‘narrative’ of ideology, but on the other hand, absolutely everything they say is shit.
    2) I have no doubt whatsoever, that there is a great deal of in-shithouse competition ‘for the win’ in this scheme between the competing ‘influence technicians’, being braggards, maniacs, ‘hubrists’ & psycho-nutters as they are, constantly sound-boarding as they do off one anothers ‘specialisations’ of the individuating division of labour they employ.
    3) I identified a long time ago, that in such a scheme as this, with the capabilities of radio-frequency attack on mind & body, that this scheme would radicalise & make extremists of already existing extremists, so as to a) protect the practitioner, & b) it’s just such a bloody good laugh for the jobsworth psycho-nutter that to lose the party membership, would be a crushing blow to already extreme-but-fragile egos, & would deprive of a reason for existing, not to forget too, the kindred spirits & esprit de corpse [click, right ear] of tuning-in with yer psychopathic pals to watch the murder you’ve all engineered, take place – fear, plays it’s role, & c) the thrill of feeling elevated above the drones, slaves & masses – being “special”; No.18’s “Protected by the police” wall-thump ‘reference’, with the caveat that pathological psychosis of extreme authoritarianism comes with the master-servant coda.
    4) They’re superior; the victim is inferior – No.18’s “Lab rat/not a real person/disposable” is just a tiny fraction, if nicely succinct & real, of the shitehounds derangement & primitivistic tendencies, as is their “Legacy” delusion; the Nazi/Gestapo/NKVD/etc./etc. reptile dysfunction, is tragically ‘human’, constant & cyclic.

    Family Man, the convenience-whore* opportunist, militant, vomiting coprophage. (*I don’t actually much dig this term, but it’s tennis).





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    [SIZE=1]Martin Luther King - "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
    Albert Camus - "The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion".
    Douglas MacArthur — "Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons."
    Albert Camus - "Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear."[/SIZE]

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    3hrs sleep, light e-caffeine; automated referencing; the augmented reality's a curiosity. Wibble.
    [SIZE=1]Martin Luther King - "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
    Albert Camus - "The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion".
    Douglas MacArthur — "Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons."
    Albert Camus - "Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear."[/SIZE]

  4. Default The Specific Refuting of Wikipedias 'Electronic Harassment' Page, with Scientific Examples

    (This is going to take some working on, & I only have 1hr/day to do it, so you can choose to-, or not to-, bear with me, it’s up to the reader. I’m fully aware that some reading this will go out of their way to be obtuse, aggressive & insulting to what I’m writing, but that’s something else I need to work-on & post.)
    I came across a very item on Wikipedia yesterday whilst looking for ‘targeted individuals’ - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_harassment . I’ve looked on Wikip- before for this 7 there was no entry, & this one seems to be from around Aug2016 (the month my mother died) & so is very recent. Quite an extraordinary doc in that it entirely rebuts the whole notion of ‘electronic harassment’ & any & all of the mooted technologies behind it & states with a certainty that stikes as obtuse, that anyone claiming that these things are happening are “psychotic”, showing symptoms of “delusion” & “schizophrenia” & that it’s nothing but an empty “conspiracy theory”. I kinda take exception to this for a variety of reasons, not least of which is that it’s entirely false & I presume by the certainty of the assertions, knowingly disingenuous. It does tho’ – of course, contain references that I’ve had (for effect).
    So, what I think is appropriate (as per a red rag to a bull – tho’ not the sort of bull that carries ‘round his own China shop for the sheer bloody mindedness of it), is that it’s pretty reasonable for me to inch by inch refute these assertions with science, based on the effects that I’ve been having for the last 5-&-a-half years, based on those experiences & observations.
    Note that the apparent instigator of this torture-schiz ‘training’-traumatising-indoctrinating-murdering scheme, a fella I knew for 3yrs & chatted to long time each & I think every single day, namely ‘Ben Everhart/Lockmat/Lockmat666/etc’ used to have on his Steam page, the ‘epithets’ of “Urgent; send 100kg of white mice” & “I’ll grind your bones to make my bread”. For what it’s worth, I think these are ‘telling’ in this scheme.
    A further Wikip- page, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thought_insertion seems to be precisely of the same character as the ‘e-harassment’ page, flying in the face of acknowledged - if arcane, scientific capabilities; this too I’ll look at as this seems likely to be the capability that I’ve been referring to as ‘cognitive whispers’, & is a very big part of the insanity tennis scheme. Other effects include a variety of sound effects (coincidental to the ‘msg’ being emphasised from tv etc., -anything & everything bad, accusatory, demeaning, mocking, goading, insulting etc., as clicks, various tones – usually v.hi-pitch, constant ‘white noise’ hissing tinnitus, a crunching & metallic chinking-type sound, a chaotic cacophony of a thousand taught stringed instruments in a howling gale); vocalisations (literally, conversations, both directed at the ‘victim’ & going over their head ie., overheard between the ‘operators/influence technician’ torturers, a distinct & deliberate tactic to disempower & create the illusion of multiple ‘factions’(for instance, I once had incoming refs to ‘Minority Report’, of that much I was aware, but not having seen the film, as a ‘suggestion’, I ‘overheard’ the conversation go “He hasn’t seen it”; this has been frequent, but not for years, as per so many of the more overt of the effects; another of these has been “We gave them the capability, & now they don’t want to give it back” – this was not from a jobbing shitehound, it was certainly from the apex of this schemes control/organisational structure, but runs like liquid shit to exactly the same theme/purpose: “I’d rather die than do this to someone who didn’t deserve it”, said the pathological liar only fairly recently (from Jan’17), scrambling to justify himself with vapour & ether) both to the hearing system & actually inside the head/mind; still & video imagery direct to the ‘vision unit’ of my brain function (they billed this for several hours before I first had it, immediately prior to sleep, with “You’ll be seeing ghosts tonight”-type multiple ‘msg’ings, but it’s the same capability as the thousands of choreographed dreams I’ve had, both ‘simple’ plays & interactives where the shitehounds are characterised by insane grins of stalkers, momentarily satiated); burning & sharp pains; muscle twitches & spasms to anywhere there is to be found a muscle in the body, very much including to the heart (single twitches have the feel of a ‘tap’, & are used in a neuro-linguistic programming approach of ‘anchoring’ the latest reference word/phrase/or tv picture); what is ‘diagnosed’ as trigeminal/migrainous neuralgia, which is unbelievably painful, on command, for enormously extended periods of time; those ‘cognitive whispers’, foreign thoughts which play to the greater scheme of schiz-/traumatising/indoctrination by dictating trains of thought & associations to the point, by repetition, that a kind of ‘muscle memory’ is established; & surely other effects. The upshot of all this, is that if they have to go to these lengths to ‘prove/demonstrate’ that they’re justified in doing this to someone, then they’re obviously completely full of shit & a fraudulent Simian Korps bunch of perjuring arseholes. I’ve also had “lab rat/not a real person/disposeable/etc.”, as well as a very early ‘msg’ of “Pain is all in the mind”.
    As you can see, it’s hard not to get carried-away with a series of backhanded “Fuck you”s to these ‘operators’; the casual observer can’t conceive of how involved this scheme is, 24/7/52/+5, everywhere I go (it’s certainly operated thru’ the ‘information technology’ network – the only clean observation these docs make) & including during sleep, showering, & taking a shit. That I say it is exactly as tho’ I have a serial cable running to & from my mind & body thru’ to the e-ether, is precisely as it appears to be, from a hundred & a thousand observable effects each & every day; that said, I don’t get anything like the incoming that I used to get.
    All underlinings, bold & emphases I’ve removed from the original docs, so what there is, is mine.
    The docs:
    Electronic harassment - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_harassment

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia See also: Psychotronics
    This article is about purported harassment and torture with exotic covert energy weapons. For the harming or harassing via information technology networks, see Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking.
    Electronic harassment, or psychotronic torture, or electromagnetic torture is a conspiracy theory that government agents make use of electromagnetic radiation (such as the microwave auditory effect), radar, and surveillance techniques to transmit sounds and thoughts into people's heads, affect people's bodies, and harass people.[true][1][2] Individuals who claim to experience this call themselves "targeted individuals" and many have joined support and advocacy groups.
    These experiences are hallucinations or the result of delusional disorders or psychosis,[3][4] the same sources from which arise religious delusions, accounts of alien abductions, and beliefs in visitations from dead relatives. It can be difficult to persuade people who experience them that their belief in an external influence is delusional.[1][2]
    Experiences

    The experiences of people who describe themselves as undergoing electronic harassment using esoteric technology, and who call themselves "Targeted Individuals" ("T.I.") varies, but includes hearing voices in their heads calling them by name, often mocking them or others around them, as well as physical sensations like burning.[1][2] They have also described being under physical surveillance by one or more people.[1] Many of these people act and function otherwise normally and included among them are people who are successful in their careers and lives otherwise, and who find these experiences confusing, upsetting, and sometimes shameful, but entirely real.[1] They use news stories, military journals and declassified national security documents to support their allegations that governments have developed technology that can send voices into people's heads and cause them to feel things.[1]
    Psychologist Lorraine Sheridan co-authored a study of gang-stalking in the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology. According to Sheridan, "One has to think of the T.I. phenomenon in terms of people with paranoid symptoms who have hit upon the gang-stalking idea as an explanation of what is happening to them".[5] Mental health professionals say that TIs can experience hallucinations and their explanations of being targeted or harassed arise from delusional disorders or psychosis.[1][4][6][3][7] Yale psychiatry professor Ralph Hoffman notes that people often ascribe voices in their heads to external sources such as government harassment, God, and dead relatives, and it can be difficult to persuade them that their belief in an external influence is delusional.[1] Other experts compare these stories to accounts of alien abductions.[2]
    Press accounts have documented individuals who apparently believed they were victims of electronic harassment, and in some cases persuaded courts to agree. In 2008, James Walbert went to court claiming that his former business associate had threatened him with "jolts of radiation" after a disagreement, and later claimed feeling symptoms such as electric shock sensations, and hearing generated tones and other strange sounds in his ears. The court decided to issue an order banning "electronic means" to further harass Walbert.[8]
    Notable crimes
    People who describe themselves as undergoing electronic harassment have committed crimes and mass shootings.
    Fuaed Abdo Ahmed, a 20-year-old man, took two women and a man hostage at the St. Joseph branch of Tensas State Bank on August 13, 2013, eventually killing two of them and then himself. A subsequent police investigation officially concluded that Ahmed suffered from mental issues such as hearing voices and paranoid schizophrenia. Ahmed had accused the family of his ex-girlfriend of placing a "microphone device" of some kind in his head.[9]
    On September 16, 2013, Aaron Alexis fatally shot twelve people and injured three others in the Washington Navy Yard, before being killed by responding police officers.[10][11][12] The FBI federal law enforcement agency concluded that Alexis suffered from "delusional beliefs" that he was being "controlled or influenced by extremely low frequency electromagnetic waves".[13]
    On November 20, 2014, Myron May shot and injured three people on the campus of Florida State University and was killed by responding police officers. Before the event, he had become increasingly anxious that he was under government surveillance and heard voices.[14][15][16]
    On February 20, 2016, Jason Brian Dalton, an Uber driver, was accused in a deadly shooting spree in which six people were killed and two others were injured in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. He blamed his actions on his Uber mobile app, which uses a symbol that he claims resembles the Order of the Eastern Star, and claimed it took over his body after he pressed the button of a new app resembling the Devil.[17]
    Gavin Eugene Long, who killed three police officers and injured three others in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 17, 2016, believed in a number of anti-government movements and conspiracy theories, and was a member of a group dedicated to helping people suffering from "remote brain experimentation, remote neural monitoring of an entire humans body."[18]
    Conspiracy theories

    Mind control conspiracy advocates often cite rumors of a CIA file called "Operation Pandora" said to describe Soviet attempts to "brainwash Americans". In the 1960s, the US researched biological and behavioral effects of microwave radiation after detecting that the US embassy in Moscow was being bombarded by microwaves. They discovered that the Soviets' intent was eavesdropping and electronic jamming rather than mind control.[1][19] Conspiracy advocates also frequently cite the 2002 Air Force Research Laboratory patent for using microwaves to send spoken words into someone's head. Although there is no evidence that "non-thermal effects of microwaves" exist, rumors of continued classified research fuel the worries of people who believe they are being targeted.[1]
    In 1987, a U.S. National Academy of Sciences report commissioned by the Army Research Institute noted psychotronics as one of the "colorful examples" of claims of psychic warfare that first surfaced in anecdotal descriptions, newspapers, and books during the 1980s. The report cited alleged psychotronic weapons such as a "hyperspatial nuclear howitzer" and beliefs that Russian psychotronic weapons were responsible for Legionnaire's disease and the sinking of the USS Thresher among claims that "range from incredible to the outrageously incredible". The committee observed that although reports and stories as well as imagined potential uses for such weapons by military decision makers exist, "Nothing approaching scientific literature supports the claims of psychotronic weaponry".[20]
    Psychotronic weapons were reportedly being studied by the Russian Federation during the 1990s[21][22] with military analyst Lieutenant Colonel Timothy L. Thomas saying in 1998 that there was a strong belief in Russia that weapons for attacking the mind of a soldier were a possibility, although no working devices were reported.[22] In Russia, a group called "Victims of Psychotronic Experimentation" attempted to recover damages from the Federal Security Service during the mid-1990s for alleged infringement of their civil liberties including "beaming rays" at them, putting chemicals in the water, and using magnets to alter their minds. These fears may have been inspired by revelations of secret research into "psychotronic" psychological warfare techniques during the early 1990s, with Vladimir Lopatkin, a State Duma committee member in 1995, surmising "Something that was secret for so many years is the perfect breeding ground for conspiracy theories."[23]
    In 2012, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin commented on plans to draft proposals for the development of psychotronic weapons.[24] NBC News Science Editor Alan Boyle dismissed notions that such weapons actually existed, saying, "there's nothing in the comments from Putin and Serdyukov to suggest that the Russians are anywhere close to having psychotronic weapons."[24]
    Support and advocacy communities

    There are extensive online support networks and numerous websites maintained by people fearing mind control. Palm Springs psychiatrist Alan Drucker has identified evidence of delusional disorders on many of these websites[3] and psychologists agree that such sites negatively reinforce mental troubles, while some say that the sharing and acceptance of a common delusion could function as a form of group cognitive therapy.[2]
    According to psychologist Sheridan, "page after page" of internet search results about electronic harassment "that regard it as fact" and the absence of counter-information creates a harmful "closed ideology echo chamber" for TI's.[5]
    As part of a 2006 British study by Dr. Vaughan Bell, independent psychiatrists determined "signs of psychosis are strongly present" based on evaluation of a sample of online mind-control accounts whose posters were "very likely to be schizophrenic".[4]Psychologists have identified many examples of people reporting 'mind control experiences' (MCEs) on self-published web pages that are "highly likely to be influenced by delusional beliefs". Common themes include "Bad Guys" using "psychotronics" and "microwaves", frequent mention of the CIA's MKULTRA project and frequent citing of a scientific paper entitled "Human auditory system response to modulated electromagnetic energy".[25]
    People who describe themselves as undergoing electronic harassment have organized and campaign to stop the use of alleged psychotronic and other mind control weapons.[1][2] These campaigns have received some support from public figures, including former U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich, who included a provision banning "psychotronic weapons" in a 2001 bill that was later dropped,[1] and former Missouri State Representative Jim Guest.[2]
    See also

    · Directed-energy weapon Electronic warfare "On the Origin of the 'Influencing Machine' in Schizophrenia" The Corley Conspiracy Tin foil hat
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    Thought insertion From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Thought insertion is defined by the ICD-10 as feeling as if one's thoughts are not one's own, but rather belong to someone else and have been inserted into one's mind.[1][2][3][4] The person experiencing thought insertion will not necessarily know where the thought is coming from, but is able to distinguish between their own thoughts and those inserted into their minds.[5] However, patients do not experience all thoughts as inserted, only certain ones, normally following a similar content or pattern. This phenomenon is classified as a delusion.[1] A person with this delusional belief is convinced of the veracity of their beliefs and is unwilling to accept such diagnosis.[6]
    Thought insertion is a common symptom of psychosis and occurs in many mental disorders and other medical conditions.[1] However, thought insertion is most commonly associated with schizophrenia. Thought insertion, along with thought broadcasting, thought withdrawal, thought blocking and other first rank symptoms, is a primary symptom and should not be confused with the delusional explanation given by the respondent. Although normally associated with some form of psychopathology, thought insertion can also be experienced in those considered nonpathological, usually in spiritual contexts, but also in culturally influenced practices such as mediumship and automatic writing.[1][2]
    Examples of thought insertion: "She said that sometimes it seemed to be her own thought 'but I don't get the feeling that it is'. She said her 'own thoughts might say the same thing', 'but the feeling isn't the same', 'the feeling is that it is somebody else's'"[5]
    "I look out the window and I think that the garden looks nice and the grass looks cool, but the thoughts of Eamonn Andrews come into my mind. There are no other thoughts there, only his. He treats my mind like a screen and flashes thoughts onto it like you flash a picture"[5]
    "The subject has thoughts that she thinks are the thoughts of other people, somehow occurring in her own mind. It is not that the subject thinks that other people are making her think certain thoughts as if by hypnosis or psychokinesis, but that other people think the thoughts using the subject's mind as a psychological medium."[7]
    Unbidden thoughts[edit]

    Unbidden thoughts are thoughts that come to mind without the subject directly or consciously meaning to think them. Inserted thoughts, while sharing the characteristic of unconsciously or indirectly being conjured, are distinct from unbidden thoughts because of the author of the thoughts. During an experience of unbidden thinking, the subject knows that they are the author of the thought even though they may not have consciously meant to think it. During the feeling of thought insertion, however, the subject feels as though the thought belongs to another person and was inserted into their own mind, making the author of the thought someone other than themselves.
    Auditory verbal hallucinations[edit]

    Auditory hallucinations have two essential components: audibility and alienation.[8] While people who experience thought insertion do share the experience of alienation (they cannot recognize that the thoughts they are having are self-generated) with auditory hallucinations, they lack the sense of audibility (experiencing the thoughts as occurring outside of their mind or spoken to them). The person experiencing thought insertion recognizes that the thought is being thought of inside their mind, but they fail to recognize they are the one thinking it.
    Theories[edit]

    Standard approach[edit]
    The "standard approach" is characterized by a lack of sense of agency. Most philosophers define a sense of agency as a subject's awareness that they are initiating or controlling one's own actions. According to standard approach theory, the subject does not have an awareness that they are the initiators of a thought, but they do recognize that they own the thought in that it exists within their own mind. Many have argued that the standard approach does not explain the details and the unusual pathology behind thought insertion.[5][9] Typically, critiques argue that this account fails to provide a reason that distinguishes inserted thoughts from either ordinary thoughts that the subject did not deliberately try to conjure (unbidden thoughts) or other thoughts that are thought to be controlled by forces outside of the subject.[9] As a result, other theories of thought insertion have been proposed in order to try to explain the complexities behind the phenomenon.
    Causal-contextual[edit]
    The causal-contextual theory of thought insertion focuses on a lack of a feeling of ownership. This theory differs from the standard approach because rather than explaining thought insertion by saying the subject lacks a sense of agency, this model explains thought insertion by theorizing that the subject lacks a sense of ownership, which in turn creates a lack of agency.[5] Patients with schizophrenia are hypothesized to have a generalized deficit in their integration of information, illustrated through the many other symptoms of schizophrenia and psychosis.[5] According to causal-contextual theory, sense of ownership depends on integrating causal-contextual information and a deficit in this process account for the abnormal experience of thought insertion. This model has come under criticism due to its definition of sense of ownership. In philosophy, a sense of ownership is defined as a thought that occurs within the space of one's own mind. However, in the causal-contextual model of thought insertion, sense of ownership is defined as feeling as if a thought belongs to the person thinking it.[10] Because of this distinction, many (e.g. Seeger, Coliva, etc.) argue that the causal-contextual model is not a separate model of thought insertion, but rather a corollary of the standard approach.[3][10]
    Mind-to-mind paradigm[edit]

    Swiney and Sousa (2013) conducted an experiment to investigate thought insertion in a normal population.[11] They attempted to create situations in which nonpathological populations would have the ability to make sense of agency misattributions in their thoughts. Participants were told that they were attached to a machine that could "transfer thoughts" from one person to another. They were then told a target word, and were to click a mouse every time they thought about the target word. However, they were only to click the mouse when they believed the target word they were thinking of was not generated by their own mind. It was stressed that the paradigm did not always work and that it was okay to not experience another person's thoughts. The vast majority (72%) of participants made at least one misattribution of agency, meaning they attributed a thought they experienced as belonging to the other participant and believed the machine had transferred the thought into their mind through the machine. This occurred after only 5 minutes. These misattributions were more frequent when the target thought was an arousing negative thought as compared to a neutral control.
    Neurology[edit]

    Identifying brain regions associated with thought insertion has proven difficult. First, it is difficult to find subjects who experience thought insertion frequently. Second, it is difficult to do brain imaging techniques on these subjects while they are experiencing thought insertion. Therefore, most of the findings in this field come from cases of normal people under hypnosis, as evidenced in an experiment by Walsh and colleges (2015).[2] The supplementary motor area is thought to be involved in the phenomenon of thought insertion. Thought insertion is associated with reduced activation of networks that support language, movement, and self-related processing.[2] Specifically, thought insertion is associated with a reduction in the activity of the left supplementary motor area, basal ganglia, striatal areas, right superior occipital cortex and thalamus. An altered functional connectivity between the supplementary motor area and brain regions involved in language processing and movement implementation was also found.[2]
    Theory of misattributed inner speech[edit]
    According to the model of misattributed inner speech, during the generation of inner speech, speech production areas fail to inhibit the speech perception area and this leads to a misattribution of one's thoughts to an external source.[8]
    Comparator-model (forward model)[edit]
    The comparator-model, also known as the forward model, is an elaboration of theory of misattributed inner speech. This theory relies on a model involved in inner speech known as the forward model. Specifically, the comparator-model of thought insertion describes processing of movement-related sensory feedback involving a parietal-cerebellar network as subject to feedforward inhibition during voluntary movements and this is thought to contribute to the subject feeling as though thoughts are inserted into his or her mind. It has been proposed that the loss of sense of agency results from a disruption of feedforward inhibition of somatosensory processing for self-generated movements. Frith (2012) argues that delusions and hallucination are associated with a failure in the predictive component of the model.[12] Critics of this model argue that it makes the unsupported claim that a model for movement can be transferred to account for thoughts.[13] These critics argue that this jump cannot be made because it is not known that movements and thoughts are processed in the same way. Support for the comparator-model has also been spotty. In an experiment done by Walsh and colleges (2015), the theory behind the forward model of thought insertion was not supported.[2] They found that thought insertion was not associated with overactivation of somatosensory or other self-monitoring networks that occurs in movement. They argue that this provides evidence that a model for motor agency cannot explain thought agency.
    Executive control model[edit]
    The executive control model argues that thought insertion may be mediated by altered activity in motor planning regions, specifically the supplementary motor area. In one experiment, reduced connectivity between the supplementary motor area and motor implementation regions during suggested involuntary compared to voluntary movements was observed.[2]
    Treatment[edit]

    Most of the treatments for thought insertion are not specific to the symptom, but rather the symptom is treated through treatment of the psychopathology that causes it. However, one case report considers a way to manage thought insertion through performing thoughts as motor actions of speech.[14] In other words, the patient would speak his thoughts out loud in order to re-give himself the feeling of agency as he could hear himself speaking and then contributing the thought to himself.
    References[edit]

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    2. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g Walsh, E.; Oakley, D. A.; Halligan, P. W.; Mehta, M. A.; Deeley, Q. (2015). "The functional anatomy and connectivity of thought insertion and alien control of movement". Cortex. 64: 380–393. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2014.09.012.
    3. ^ Jump up to:a b Coliva, A (2002). "Thought insertion and immunity to error through misidentification". Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology. 9 (1): 27–34. doi:10.1353/ppp.2003.0004.
    4. Jump up^ World Health Organization (January 1992). The ICD-10 classification of mental and behavioural disorders: clinical descriptions and diagnostic guidelines. World Health Organization. ISBN 978-92-4-154422-1. Retrieved 16 December 2010.
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    6. Jump up^ Xavier Francisco Amador; Anthony S. David (2004). Insight and psychosis: awareness of illness in schizophrenia and related disorders. Oxford University Press. pp. 67–69. ISBN 978-0-19-852568-4. Retrieved 12 December 2010.
    7. Jump up^ Young, G (2008). "On how a child's awareness of thinking informs explanations of thought insertion". Consciousness and Cognition: An International Journal. 17 (3): 848–862. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2007.05.005.
    8. ^ Jump up to:a b Sommer, I. E.; Selten, J.; Diederen, K. M.; Blom, J. D. (2010). "Dissecting auditory verbal hallucinations into two components: Audibility (gedankenlautwerden) and alienation (thought insertion)". Psychopathology. 43 (2): 137–40. doi:10.1159/000277003.
    9. ^ Jump up to:a b Bortolotti, L (2009). "A role for ownership and authorship in the analysis of thought insertion". Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. 8 (2): 205–224. doi:10.1007/s11097-008-9109-z.
    10. ^ Jump up to:a b Seeger, M (2013). "Commentary on Martin & Pacherie. Out of nowhere: Thought insertion, ownership and context-integration". Consciousness and Cognition. 22: 262–263. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2013.01.003.
    11. Jump up^ Swiney, L; Sousa, P (2013). "When Our Thoughts Are Not Our Own: Investigating Agency Misattributions Using The Mind-To-Mind Paradigm". Conscious and Cognition. 22 (2): 589–602. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2013.03.007.
    12. Jump up^ Frith, C (2012). "Explaining delusions of control: The comparator model 20 years on". Consciousness and Cognition: An International Journal. 21 (1): 52–54. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2011.06.010.
    13. Jump up^ Gallagher, S (2004). "Neurocognitive models of schizophrenia: A neurophenomenological critique". Psychopathology. 37 (1): 8–19. doi:10.1159/000077014.
    14. Jump up^ Area, R.; Garcia-Caballero, A.; Gomez, I.; Somoza, M. J. (2003). "Conscious compensations for thought insertion". Psychopathology. 36 (3): 129–31. doi:10.1159/000071257.



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    Albert Camus - "The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion".
    Douglas MacArthur — "Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons."
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    The above post (intended to have been in a new & specific thread) got a response pdq-

    I’ve said that things’ve been very quiet recently (at least ‘til I said that, a few days ago); last night, after the new thread post addressing Wikip-‘s ‘Electronic harassment’ obnoxious ostrich, more coincidental sirens in one hour than in the wast 3months put together:

    5:50pm, “Can he recover? – Yes he can’t”, Takeshis Castle, No.18 thumps precisely;

    6:17pm, Sky News, siren to “hospitalised with respiratory problems”, precise, & the 2nd coincidental siren - the 1st I let go as just that – a coincidence, something about Russia;

    6:23pm, siren to tv trailer, “What’s your problem?” – I’ve had this before; I remember 2yrs ago or so, taking a walk ‘round the block for some air, 3 ppl walking towards me, talking loudly, something Star Wars-related (pat ref), & following that with a loud & directed “What’s your problem”;

    6:47pm, just 2 siren howls to ‘KRUSH’ crossword puzzle on Crystal Maze – had that before – “I could crush you anytime I like”;

    7:02pm, siren to end of Top Gear, a scene of Marines beach assault landing, the “D-Day” pat ref presumably;

    7:05pm, No.18 instant wallthump to refugees in Belgrade “These warehouses – a vision of hell” – very pat-ref; follow-on rumblings to the vid of really awful conditions of dilapidation, cold, hunger, all pat; plus, 2x separate ‘chirps’ to “Serbia”, again, old & pat – ‘Serbia’ meaning ‘slave’ or similar derivation.

    This follows the now usual pattern of a quick ‘beasting’ around tea-time/early/mid evening, or it could’ve been entirely ordinary, but in total, over the last 3months or so, I’ve only heard 10-15 sirens, & only figure one or two of those as having been ‘apophenically’ coincidental to something I was doing or from the tv, so I don’t reckon they counted for anything in sum. I did just get a PM on DPF firmly refuting the notion of artificially ‘apophenic’ sirens a few days ago, that I read for the 1st time yesterday too; this is the sort of linking progression of shitehoundery that I’m familiar with – that sirens should happen after that msg, itself, is an apophenic coincidence of course.

    I had a letter delivered to Northumbria Police recently, via the MP’s office & Vera Baird, the Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner, one that I’ve scanned & posted here, asking why 3 instances of contacts (reporting ‘crimes’, like vandalism to the Jewish cemetery at St. John’s, NE4) between me & them from years back, weren’t included in the records they gave me. Of course, I’m a “far-right Nazi racist anti-Semite” tho’. But I dare say that that letter hardly constitutes a dodgy handshake-flavoured brown paper envelope. & a 2nd pending imminently to Darlo copshop, regards RIPA. How to make friends & influence people..

    I’m starting to notice that what’s on the tv is being ref’ed even when I’m not looking or listening to it.
    [SIZE=1]Martin Luther King - "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
    Albert Camus - "The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion".
    Douglas MacArthur — "Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons."
    Albert Camus - "Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear."[/SIZE]

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