The Politics of Consciousness, Altered States, & Base-line Consciousness

R.D. Laing “The Politics of Experience” Chapter 6, Transcendental Experience

Arnold M. Ludwig “Altered States of Consciousness” (in Altered States of Consciousness Ed. Charles Tart. P18-33.

Thomas B. Roberts “Multistate Education: Metacognitive Implications of the Mindbody Psychotechnologies” (in Journal. of Transpersonal Psychology 1989, Vol. 21, No. 1)

U.S. Supreme Court: UNITED STATES v. STANLEY, 483 U.S. 669 (1987). Excerpts. Full text available at

Neil Munro “Brain politics” (from The National Journal Feb.3, 2001) Also available at:

“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. Full text available at:

Arthur Allen “readin’, ritin’ and ritalin” (Salon July 97) Available at:

Thomas S. Szasz, M.D. ”Chemical Straitjackets For Children” Available at: