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DST.iowS.3C7 .75 DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SOVIET AND CZECHOSLOVAKIAN PARAPSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH (U) PREPAR,rD BY U. S. ARMY MEDICAL INTELLIGENCE AND 1NFOR:1ATION Art::CY, OFFICE OF TIIE SU1CL'C1i GL;IF.RAL Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000500730003-0 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA- ST-CS-01-169-72 July 1972 AlthouCh the L'S Navy subsequently denied the reports of telepathic testing on atonic oubmariecs. the Soviet hierarchy apparently heeded Doctor Vasilcv's advicu and gave support, both moral and financial, to his dynamic vie-.r that: "The discov of the energy undcrlyin tclcpathic communication o t a iscovcry o ato ImLi energy . ? 4. (U) ;Since 1962, Doctor Vasilev has headed a special laboratory for biocommUu:ieatians tr3.rarrh at the UniversLty of to ~eonduetaresenrch for aspects o e work of this laboratory tating and studying and to develop machines capable of oonitoring, telepathic communication (79). 5. (U) In 1953. Doctor Vssilevclaimed to have conducted successful long-distanco tclcpathic a orthents botwren Leningrad and Sevastopol, a distance of fno miles, with the aid of an ultra-short-w ova (UIUF) radio transmitter. As a result, Doctor Vasilev was convinced that his experiments, and those he conducted jointly with the 2toscov-based 9ckhtcrev Brain Institute offered scientific too 11 o talctat c common c:at ons. His next goal was to identify the nature of brain energy that produces it (59). Theorizing on the above experiments, one Soviet scientist suggested that telepathic impulses are radiated along the lines of bits of information in a cybernetic system. Nether scesstkaown to be working on the idea of tine as energy. speculating telepathic transmissions may be propagate through a supposed time-energy system, rather than through the electromagnetic field. 6. (U) Soviet research into biocouuurications phenomena does not appear to bu earth-bound and limited to inner apace, but apparently extends to outer space as wall. The so-called Father of Soviet Rocketry, Y.E. Tsiolkovsky, stated thatt "In the coninsS era of space flights, telepathic abilities are necessary. While the space rocket asst bring men toward knowledge of the grand secrets in the universe, the study of psychic phenomena can lead us toward knowledge of the mysteries of the human mind. It?is precisely the solution of this secret which promises the greatest achievements." (80). there are reports that the Soviets are training their cosmonauts in telepathy to back-up their electronic equipment while in outer space. One of these back-up schemes is known to involve.coded Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000500730003-0 Approved For Release 2003/09/1 ST-CS-01-1G9-72 July 1972 [act that the Soviet Union tykes the appearance (U) It is a kncnm 5. of 1utainous bodies very scriouly as cvkkmmjclt appears Kirlia[he photography of the body's aura (91). out of nowhere Soviets may 1c conr:iJeriog that a hand which appears 41 another of an old friend. and can grasp. "with the firm Pr(!-;!;` person may have first-rate military lrossiitilit.ics. There has been some dizeusoion recently out t e pruJP4histication being where to control, the apport technique to a point of op .. iudividu:,ls CUUld lu..trul ihu54 "1LL,t,af+uU3 ci(UJS.~? Th V.c.Ua esred who have studied these effects (real or otherwise) have sure. are t s -limited I Lh e that since these bodies can trave lkt well aie Y l (walls) i . a ubie to pals through solid mater I in military and civilian ucfici Ca used to produce instant deat I it is fur the: cunjecturec ,[ ~a rse o ic: co equipment o: cvmunication nets. If one reads the cases and expcriuents mentioned here 6. (U) as well as references two throu~l, nine under PMT LI of the noo-cited bibliography, he can make certain deductions. If any of this then highly qucStionable material is true it can be C~t~t o rthis tcan rganic a::t ter canbe tra:tnforined into ectoplasm," ble and thus converted into l pa be rendered invisible and impa something which, for all practical purpotiC5, amo~u~ts to force. hint If org can sic -'l~oh ectccif simi~nrl u y a p cecic converted, coo trave rou ~. (1) that parapsychological i n: 7. (U) Two things are certa phenomena are due to the little-known faculties of the subconscious mind; and (2) that the powers of the subcutiscinus mind are vastly superior to those of the normal consciousness. The fantastic memory of the subconscious mind (sometimes referred to as "photographic ?n2roty") is a well-established fact. So is its extraordinary mathematical ability, which has baffled Grained mathematicians no end. It seem-. probable that sov.c of these little-undcrrtood facultieo of the subconscious mind have sounc- ain an object a h g er thing to do with its ability to put tor,et which it had previously disintegrated, and to manipulate the The only way one can learn ess . forces involved in this proc Booze about theoc Little-v,idcrstocd rocesscs is throe h intensive [ y an cxpariaentat1on. T e stakes seem high caough. u Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000500730003-0 July 19 72 l'hile the process by which ratter is converted into 8. (U) v "force-matter (and vice ersa) may not be understood, neverthe- less, one is -iced with the possibility that the human mind can disintegrate and reintegrate organic matter - a feat which seems far more comp cX-tt~Sn-tfic s n cEra ion and reintegration of, Say, a stone, a piece of wood, paper, ctc. Experiments show that ah=anbody which has lost about half its weight can be reintegrated without loss of nodal. functions. Since this is possible, ca s n cca sa a t -exclude - without further investig=ticn - the Yac~ib.iit that lnoreut~l': .-r `i'i~flt uldergo a similar dislntecracion and reintegration. After all, apport phenomena in which physical objects have passed through solid va is ave been obscr- cd and attested to by some of the world's most eminent scientists as well as by a host of other responsi- ble witnesses. In ve of what the hu-aan rind has demonstrated it can do with n:gamic ratter, and in view of the very real Soviet threat in this sector, the science of parapsychology should be investigated to its fullest potential, perhaps to the benefit of national defense. 9. (U) According to Pullman (92), Director of the Southeast Hypnosis Research Center in Dallas, Texas, before the end of the 1970s, Soviet diplomats will be able to sit in their foreign embassies and use ESP (in this case a for= of the. apport technique) to steal the secrets of their enemies. (See also reference 91, p. Pullman states that a spy would be hypnotized, then his-invisible "spirit" would be ordered to leave his body, travel across barriers a spare and time to a foretl,'n government's security facility, and there read top-secret documents and relay back their information. Such "astral projection" already has been accomplished in laboratory sett ngs, u lawn said, adding that the Russians are probably now trying to perfect it. Pullman further states that the Soviets Pre at least 25 years ahead of the US in pcychic research. According to Pullman, the Soviets have realized the immense military advantage of the psytic ability kncr n as astral projection (out-of-the-b'cc;y travel). In this reference, details are given for some of Pullman's work in the US with astral projection. Other scientists and nedi.ris interested in this work are professor II.A. Cahn of Northern Arizona University (92), Doctor Charles Tart of the University of Southern California (91,92), an Doctor V. Tnyushin of .Una-ata (91). Sybil Leek, noted a%trologer and author, states, "there is great danger that within the next ten years the Soviets will be able to steal our top secrets by using out-of-the-body ;;pies." Further reading, although each older, can be found in a hook by Muldoon and Carrington (93). Suggested background reed;ng bn astral projection can be found jr. an excellent article by J. Fraser Nicol in Psychic (94). Approved For Release 2003/09/10 CIA-RDP96-00792R0005007300 3-0 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000500730003-0 Approved For Release 2fin-ninai1 n ST-CS-01-169-72 July 1972 a. Know the conti?nts of top secret ?US docwwncnts. the movcc nts of our t uos and slits and the location and nature of our military Installations. b. Hold the thou.hts of key US military and civilian leaders, at a distance. c. Cause the instant death of.any US official, at a distance. ------------- - d. Disable, at a distcnc_, US militari cquipieut of all types including space craft. 3. (U) It is generally conceded that the above four areas sound like science fictien,'however. the liter-tture appears to support (b) as belr.r the most possible use of pni phcnorana during the time Era:-:c of this study. Again iron Ostrander and Schroeder who ci:c Oliver Caldwell, an expert on Sovict :affairs and past-acting corr. issioner for International Education in HEW, as follows: "I urn amazed at the skepticism and sometimes hostility which I encounter when I try to tell Americans about some of the experimentation which is taking place in the USSR in parao ycholovy and related fields. I find this strange because there. 13 available documentation in translation which substantiates most of the things I saw in the USSR. I am really disturbed, because if the" United States does not make a serious effort to move forward on this new frontier, in another ten years it may be too late." 4. (U) In closing this section on parapsychology a quote from a..tronaut Edgar D. aitcnell, Jr. is appropriate (131). "Extrasensory perception iq not a matter of belief. There is a great deal of strrious scientific work being done in it, and it has been established over the last thirty years that it is a matter of proba- bility, and the probabilities have been established beyond chance. I chink it is an important work. I happen to be curious about it, and thus have been pur- suing it for many years. This happened to be an opportunity (Apollo 14 lunar mission) to do another little step - a piece in the scientific puzzle of what man's all about." Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000500730003-0 STAT Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000500730003-0 Next 1 Page(s) In Document Exempt Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000500730003-0