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The men who stare at goats

Author: Jon Ronson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Simon & Schuster trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A humorous and cautionary account of the U.S. military's use of psychic tactics in the War on Terror and other political agendas discusses the methods employed by the First Earth Battalion, questioning its soldiers' abilities to perform such feats as invisibility, walking through walls, and killing goats with their minds.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Ronson
ISBN: 9781439181775 1439181772
OCLC Number: 430054814
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : Picador, 2004.
Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The general --
Goat lab --
The First Earth Battalion --
Into the heart of the goat --
Homeland security --
Privatization --
The purple dinosaur --
The predator --
The dark side --
A think tank --
A haunted hotel --
The frequencies --
Some illustrations --
The 1953 house --
Harold's Club or bust! --
The exit.
Responsibility: Jon Ronson.

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A humorous and cautionary account of the U.S. military's use of psychic tactics in the War on Terror and other political agendas discusses the methods employed by the First Earth Battalion, questioning its soldiers' abilities to perform such feats as invisibility, walking through walls, and killing goats with their minds.

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