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Wilhelm Reich: genius, charlatan, victim?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on 19 July 2013 by delclem

10e5f05792a98f730d0620b33a756068 “It was the greatest incidence of scientific persecution in American history.

In July of 1947, Dr Wilhelm Reich—a brilliant but troubled psychoanalyst who had once been Freud’s most promising student, who had enraged the Nazis and the Stalinists as well as the psychoanalytic, medical and scientific communities, who had survived two World Wars and fled to New York—was dying in a prison cell in Lewisberg, Pennsylvania, accused by the government of being a medical fraud engaged in a ‘sex racket’.” >more (c) motherboard.com 2013

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