As the cyber threat slowly rises into the focus of our daily consciousness, it is worth reviewing the “white world” side of the mind control issue, which remains closely related, as it was in “The Prisoner.”
Here’s a very curious example of a possible “rogue” intelligence operation similar to those portrayed on “The Prisoner”: The strange events which allegedly took place at Skinwalker Ranch in Utah.
To put the role of the 1960s TV series “The Prisoner” into historical perspective, consider that revelation of CIA’s nefarious covert use of drugs and mind-control experiments conducted against unwitting civilians would not be revealed until the middle of the next decade.
AMC TV’s “reimagining” of the late Patrick McGoohan’s 1960s cult TV classic “The Prisoner” is generating renewed interest in the role of the individual trapped within a mind-controlling surveillance society.
The true story of “The Men Who Stare at Goats” involves fringe research, foreign operatives and scientists, the intelligence communities, the use of the Internet for espionage and, most importantly, real anomalous data.
It’s an intriguing idea: What would happen if everyone on Earth blacked out at the same time, and for the next two minutes and seventeen seconds, most (but not everyone!) experienced a lucid encounter with their destiny — the very same moment months into the future.