David Kirkpatrick

February 20, 2008

Clinton-era Pentagon looked into weaponized laser

Filed under: Science, Technology — Tags: , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 2:31 pm

Just from reading this little snippet, this sounds more like a weapon rather than torture — although like any weapon it sounds pretty unpleasant.

From the KurzweilAI.net newsletter:

Pentagon report investigated lasers that put voices in your head
PhysOrg.com, Feb. 18, 2008A recently unclassified report from the Pentagon from 1998 has revealed an investigation into using laser beams for potential methods of non-lethal torture.

They include putting voices in people’s heads, using lasers to trigger uncontrolled neuron firing, and slowly heating the human body to a point of feverish confusion, all from hundreds of meters away.
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