Weird Scenes Inside the Canyon : Laurel Canyon, Covert Ops & The Dark Heart of the Hippie Dream
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To be sure, he presents A LOT of interesting points worthy of consideration, but never provides the details to tie his conjectures together. But I also interpreted your book as suggesting that, as far as you’re concerned, there’s also some resonance between what you term “psychedelic occultism” (the hippie counterculture) and the “elite” philosophy/theology?
Weird Scenes Inside the Canyon : Laurel Canyon, Covert Ops
S. Congress of the obviously pre-drafted Tonkin Gulf Resolution, which will, in turn, quickly lead to America’s deep immersion into the bloody Vietnam quagmire.And as you mentioned, a second purpose was served as well – indoctrinating the young and impressionable into a belief system that serves the agenda of the powers that be.
Weird scenes inside the canyon : Laurel Canyon, covert ops Weird scenes inside the canyon : Laurel Canyon, covert ops
There were many interesting ideas but no real connections and where were the covert-ops promised in the subtitle. A popular revisionist work implying that the Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, music scene of the late 1960’s was engineered by the CIA to divert rebellious youth from the anti-war cause. But that didn’t matter much; the band got a lot of assistance from the media, with Time being among the first to champion the new band.you tests to assess your innate ability, and if you have brains, you tend to be given the smart guy jobs, such as working in intelligence. It is quite possible that when Vietnamese forces failed to respond as anticipated, Uncle Sam decided to just pretend as though they had. The "City of Angels" has always had an extremely dark shadow about it, which Mike Davis covered in "City of Quartz," Kenneth Anger in "Hollywood Babylon," and William J.
David McGowan (Author of Weird Scenes Inside the Canyon) David McGowan (Author of Weird Scenes Inside the Canyon)
Mix had once owned the "Log Cabin" (future home of Frank Zappa) and Spahn Ranch (where the Manson Family lived). Before it is over, well over fifty thousand American bodies — along with literally millions of Southeast Asian bodies — will litter the battlefields of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.McGowan finds these facts unsettling, describing the series of events as “too many coincidences… to be a chance gathering . But we always made friends again, and members of the Headpress family exchanged some very moving correspondence with David during his final months. By highlighting these connections, McGowan implies that Zappa could be a product of these psychological experiments—a Manchurian candidate programmed as a child and activated in his 20s.