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(Salon)   Stoners, psychedelic drug users, Timothy Leary, and Deadheads are responsible for the creation of the CIA   (salon.com ) divider line
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2013-12-15 07:24:57 PM  

Danger Avoid Death: wildcardjack: LSD should be on everyone's bucket list.

Been there, done that, bought the tie-died t-shirt.

solved the meaning of life, but then I forgot it.

FTFY
 
2013-12-15 07:25:45 PM  

The One True TheDavid: That said, people really ought to stop writing science fiction: you're only giving Them ideas.


Obama's stealing yr money and giving it to poor people. So they can buy flatscreens.
Mad?
 
2013-12-15 07:33:25 PM  
I remember I got a gallon of vodka into the 2nd night of RFK '89.Oh, wait, wrong substance.
 
2013-12-15 08:25:30 PM  

The One True TheDavid: It was while tripping my brains out in 1991 that I realized that The Man had only just begun its campaign to bring Hell to Earth. Or my idea of Hell anyway, where there were microphones and videocams and tracking devices literally all over the place, where the only privacy you have is inside your head -- and only when you don't talk in your sleep or show by your body language that you're thinking unapproved thoughts. How odd that my perhaps drug-fueled "psychotic symptoms" turned out to be commonplace parts of everyday reality 20 years later.

By the way, to stop the NSA from tracking you and perhaps listening in on everything around you you have to take the battery out of your cell phone. You know those recent stories about the FBI being able to turn your laptop's camera on without the indicator light going on? And you do know that cell phones can be hacked into being on while seeming to be off, right? The only way to keep Them from using your toys against you is to cut off power to your toys. Since y'all are too weak and dumb to cut off "Big Brother's" power, I mean.

By the way, are you SURE you don't have conversations in your sleep? And how sure are you that you Significant Other is not really an enemy spy? Take heart: if you leave your cell phone near the bed without first rendering it powerless you don't need your very own CIA agent. You already know that the cell phone can send voices as well as record them: perhaps you've been secretly interrogated already. And perhaps you've been programmed/hypnotized into, say, walking into Interstate traffic. "Wilma needs a mink coat."

Remember, we've already established that today's "tinfoil paranoia" is tomorrow's Washington Post article. Until "They" decide to censor every medium they can get their grubby claws into, of course.

The next 10 years are going to be perversely fun for me. I'll be gloating myself silly and guffawing myself hoarse at you and what you let "the world" do to you. With a particularly bitter pe ...



LOL.  As if they haven't already thought of that and placed hidden backup batteries that power those functions, and placed cameras and microphones in things that don't traditionally have them.

*watches as he tears apart everything he owns*
 
2013-12-15 10:03:49 PM  
oh no I guess I was a victim of the CIA...! ;-)
 
2013-12-15 10:44:44 PM  
Drop out, tune in, but like REALLLY tune in. ;)
 
2013-12-15 10:57:58 PM  
I don't know, it must have been the roses

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2013-12-15 11:11:37 PM  

The One True TheDavid: It was while tripping my brains out in 1991 that I realized that The Man had only just begun its campaign to bring Hell to Earth. Or my idea of Hell anyway, where there were microphones and videocams and tracking devices literally all over the place, where the only privacy you have is inside your head -- and only when you don't talk in your sleep or show by your body language that you're thinking unapproved thoughts. How odd that my perhaps drug-fueled "psychotic symptoms" turned out to be commonplace parts of everyday reality 20 years later.

By the way, to stop the NSA from tracking you and perhaps listening in on everything around you you have to take the battery out of your cell phone. You know those recent stories about the FBI being able to turn your laptop's camera on without the indicator light going on? And you do know that cell phones can be hacked into being on while seeming to be off, right? The only way to keep Them from using your toys against you is to cut off power to your toys. Since y'all are too weak and dumb to cut off "Big Brother's" power, I mean.

By the way, are you SURE you don't have conversations in your sleep? And how sure are you that you Significant Other is not really an enemy spy? Take heart: if you leave your cell phone near the bed without first rendering it powerless you don't need your very own CIA agent. You already know that the cell phone can send voices as well as record them: perhaps you've been secretly interrogated already. And perhaps you've been programmed/hypnotized into, say, walking into Interstate traffic. "Wilma needs a mink coat."

Remember, we've already established that today's "tinfoil paranoia" is tomorrow's Washington Post article. Until "They" decide to censor every medium they can get their grubby claws into, of course.

The next 10 years are going to be perversely fun for me. I'll be gloating myself silly and guffawing myself hoarse at you and what you let "the world" do to you. With a particularly bitter personal edge to it too: most of y'all are the kind of "Normals" who made my childhood & adolescence hell for me, very much like people who either bullied and harassed me or stood around and laughed. And the funny part is my pre-adolescent revenge fantasies were silly wastes of time, as there's no need to do anything to people who do worse to themselves.

Mark my words: I'm going to be asking you, time and time again, "How does it feel to be living out someone else's psychosis? How does it feel for someone's imaginary hell to be your real life?"

Pro-tip: don't ever piss off anybody who might be a government agent or be in cahoots with one. You do realize that machinery meant to work against "terrorists" for political reasons can also be used against you for personal ones, right? You don't have to do anything illegal or terroristic, all you have to do is get noticed by the wrong person. Hint: don't forget to check your personal electronic devices for kiddie porn you didn't put there.

That said, people really ought to stop writing science fiction: you're only giving Them ideas.


You mean they didn't build this massive security state to capture the .001 percent of the worlds terrorist population?

Huh, never thought about that.

/ They don't know the extent of what Snowden discovered and they might be worried about John Doe?
 
2013-12-15 11:13:43 PM  

chitlenz: Nappy Imus: wildcardjack: LSD should be on everyone's bucket list.

I've been wanting to use it for years, and I still haven't, and I'm already 40 :( There are so many drugs I've yet to use, and so little time. . .

It's worth finding, but its really rare anymore, unfortunately.


Build my own laboratory you say? Yes. . .yesss. . . ~Rubs hands together Goringly~
 
2013-12-15 11:17:35 PM  
Were the sportos, the motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, wastoids, dweebies, and dickheads also involved?
 
2013-12-16 12:17:56 AM  
So, really, drug users are job creators. Look how many people are employed by the CIA.
 
2013-12-16 01:47:53 AM  
I thought the KGB created the whole peace love and drugs movement in the US? Did I read that somewhere or just imagine it while not not licking toads?
 
2013-12-16 04:38:44 AM  
Actually, it's the other way around.

And don't forget how the CIA created the Women's Lib Movement.

/ta-daaa .. more taxpayers; just like that
 
2013-12-16 01:55:32 PM  

illannoyin: I thought the KGB created the whole peace love and drugs movement in the US? Did I read that somewhere or just imagine it while not not licking toads?


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_measures

They were funding it to some degree.  Heck that was one of the major points in the Long Telegram, back in 1947.

Depending on your political beliefs and personal level of anti-KGB paranoia, I've heard people extrapolate this to: "The KGB wanted to win, realized The Cold War was an economic battle, and therefore farked us up royally by funding/leading via patsy, at least in part and among other things:
* The entire anti-nuclear power movement
* The entire Vietnam War movement
* Most Liberal Arts Departments (that whole "America is the root of all evil" thing they've got going is convenient)
* A lot of Keynesian Economics research
* The continuing emphasis on the War On Poverty
* Black Power movements
* Pretty much everything that people to the left of Pat Robertson and Tea Party Members believe

And then go on to say things like 'win the war and lose the peace'."

/And then because they're usually doing this in contexts where cites would be inappropriate, they don't actually cite anything.  And I have a feeling that I'd find the cites fascinating one way or the other (assuming that they actually existed).
//Among other things, there's apparently a 2004 CDC study on socialized medicine that got a result of "Oh, FARK no".
 
2013-12-16 03:42:01 PM  

cc_rider: I don't know, it must have been the roses

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