Full Reading List: Part 2
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7: The Politics of
Consciousness, Altered States, & Base-line Consciousness
Laing “The Politics of Experience” Chapter 6, Transcendental
M. Ludwig “Altered States of Consciousness” (in Altered
States of Consciousness Ed. Charles Tart. P18-33.
B. Roberts “Multistate Education: Metacognitive
Implications of the Mindbody Psychotechnologies” (in Journal.
of Transpersonal Psychology 1989, Vol. 21, No. 1)
Supreme Court: UNITED STATES v. STANLEY, 483 U.S. 669 (1987). Excerpts. Full
Munro “Brain Politics”(from
The National Journal Feb.3, 2001)
“MKULTRA: Joint Hearing Before The Select Committee On Intelligence And
The Subcommittee On Health And Scientific Research Of The Committee On Human
Resources, United States Senate.” Excerpts.
Allen “readin’, ritin’ and ritalin” (Salon
S. Szasz, M.D. "Chemical Straitjackets For Children"
A Highly Opi(nion)ated Battle
Derrida “The Rhetoric of Drugs” (in Points…Interviews,
Smith “Do Drugs Have Religious Import?” The Journal of Philosophy,
Vol LXI, No. 18, September 17, 1964
H. Whitebread "The History of the Non-medical Use of
Drugs in the United States" (Vol. 1, Issue No. 3 pages 29-64 (Fall 2000)
Psychedelicist’ “Psychedelics: A First-Amendment Right”
Technology & the Mind I
W. Scheflin and Edward M. Opton, Jr. “Rewiring the Mind” (Chapter 8 of The
Sententia “Brain Fingerprinting: From Databodies to Databrains” (in Journal of Cognitive Liberties Vol.
2, Issue No. 3, 2001, 31-46).
Tribe “Electronic Monitoring and Neurological Manipulation” in Channeling Technology Through Law 304-323.
Kirsch “Identifying terrorists before they strike by using computerized
knowledge assessment (CKA)”
Begley “Your Brain on
Religion: Mystic visions or brain circuits at work?”
May 7, 2001). Available at: http://www.cognitiveliberty.org/neurotheo/neuronewswk.htm
Technology & the Mind II: Social Implications
Plant “Information War in the Age of Dangerous Substances” (in
Journal of Cognitive Liberties Vol.
2, Issue No. 1 pages 23-43 (2000)).
Dr Sell Forced Drugging Case:
“Federal Court OKs Forced Drugging” (Article in Insight) Available at:
Charles Thomas Sell’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court
of the United States
Amicus Curiae of the Center
for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics in Support of the Petition for
W. Scheflin and Edward M. Opton, Jr. “Asserting the Mind” (Chapter 12 of
The Mind Manipulators)
C. O'Leary “An Analysis of the Legal Issues Surrounding the Forced Use of
Ritalin: Protecting a Child's Right to ‘Just Say No’” (from New
England Law Review V27#4, Summer 1993).
Reading the Mind: Looking Out, Looking In–Surveillance Technologies
Foucault “Panopticism” (from Discipline
& Punish: The Birth of the Prison)
Lyon “New Directions in Theory” (Chapter 7 of Surveillance
Mercer, Tech Live
Computers Read Your Mind?” (Article, May 29, 2002)
Web reading: ACLU
“Drug Testing: A Bad Investment” Executive Summary
Anton Wilson “Creative Agnosticism”
of Cognitive Liberties Vol. 2, Issue No. 1 pages 61-84.
Gevers “Subversive Tactics of Neurologically Diverse Cultures” Journal
of Cognitive Liberties Vol. 1, Issue No. 2 pages 43-60 (Spring/Summer
“This is Your Brain on Buddha: Dharma and Neuroscience”
Appeared in Feed, June 23, 1999;
also available at: http://www.techgnosis.com/brain.html
and Simulations” (Excerpt from Jean Baudrillard, Selected Writings,
ed. Mark Poster).
Supreme Court “Employment Div., Ore. Dept. Of Human Res. V. Smith.”