Overflight, 37

Believing in Estabrooks' logic, pragmatists in the government began to explore the possibilities of ways to change belief and motivate behavior. They let scores of contracts for research into hypnosis, behavior modification, conditioning, and virtually anything that held even a slim chance of being able to give them control over the individual human mind and will. …
Tex was an army sergeant stationed in the Mediterranean area. He came back from service with amnesia. But in his dreams a vivid scene was replayed again and again: …
«My buddy is marched into an open area in front of us with his hands tied behind his back. He is blindfolded and some Ay−rab is talking to him or reading to him. Another Ay−rab comes up and hits him behind the knees with a rifle butt and he falls to a kneeling position. Then, while he's on his knees, one of the Ay−rabs takes a big sword and cuts his head off. … That's when I always wake up …»
In their sleep, the memories of atrocities surface to vivid awareness among the victims of mind control. Night after night terrible images, suppressed by deeply conditioned responses, emerge as terrifying nightmares. Are they mythological? The stuff of dreams? Or are they recovered memories? Tex's dream is a mere fragment of many thousands of pages of such testimony.”
Walter H. Bowart, Operation Mind Control

“In handling men you can put them in an hypnotic, automaton state by posing rapidly a series of factors they then see they cannot of themselves evaluate, then getting them to a point where they are in an anxiety for you to make the decision. Depress them low enough in this wise and they obey like robots. Thus do not ruin your [fellows].

L. Ron Hubbard, Advanced Pocedures and Axioms