graeme_p - 6:48 am on Mar 18, 2013 (gmt 0)
If I understood the paper correctly, it looks to me as though what was being transferred was sensations, not thoughts.
@incrediBILL, I thought we were not supposed to discuss religion on Foo? Or are attacks on religion exempted?
I would have thought that the biggest examples of brainwashing (which is not what the thread is about anyway) are governments. Also note that most of the suicide bombers of the last few decades were from a secular terrorist group (very aware of this as they came quite near to getting me a few times).