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The Men Who Stare at Goats - Jon Ronson
The Men Who Stare at Goats
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Format: kindle
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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okprofessor rated it
5.0 Great book--better than the movie!
HIghly recommend...a humorous meditation on who's running the government when we're not looking (or we trust those in charge too much). What IF our secret agents are taking their cues from conspiracy theorists, spy novels, and new age gurus? What if the next war won't be fought with planes and tanks...
LittleMissProcrastination rated it
5.0 A real eye-opener--excuse the pun...
"From the acclaimed author of "Them" comes a truly disturbing, often hilarious look at the U.S. military's long flirtation with the paranormal--and the psy-op soldiers who are still fighting the battle."I don't think I've ever read a book that has made me laugh, almost cry, then feel horrified, sick...
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Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Men Who Stare At Goats
In 1979 a secret unit is set up in the US Army to research the possibility of using psychic abilities. Ronson follows the clues across American following many of the people involved and being told a lot of stories, some of which were quite far-fetched. Amusing in a kind of scattered way, there is ...
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Pink's Blog rated it
4.0 The Men Who Stare at Goats
So many emotions. This book wasn't quite what I thought it would be...a humorous account of crackpot guys doing crazy things, such as trying to stop a goat's heart by the power of the mind. Okay well it was that. It also detailed events surrounding Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay, 911, Waco, MK-ULTRA and...
sunpig rated it
Serious stories, frivolously told.
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