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July 2015 Final Web

July 2015

The Rape of the Mind

The Rape of the Mind by:Joost Meerloo Joost Abraham Maurits Meerloo (March 14, 1903 – November 17, 1976) was a Dutch Doctor of Medicine and psychoanalyst. Born as Abraham Maurits “Bram” Meerloo in The Hague, Netherlands, he came to United States in 1946, was naturalized in 1950, and resumed Dutch citizenship in 1972. Dr. Meerloo was a practicing psychiatrist for over forty years. He did staff psychiatric work in the Netherlands and worked as a general practitioner until 1942 under Nazi occupation, when he assumed the name Joost to fool the occupying forces and in 1942 fled to England (after barely eluding death at the hands of the Germans). He was chief of the Psychological Department of the Dutch Army-in-Exile in England. After the war he served as High Commissioner for Welfare in the Netherlands, and was an adviser to UNRRA and SHAEF. An American citizen since 1950, Dr. Meerloo was a member of the faculty at Columbia University and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the New York School of Psychiatry. He was the author of many books, including Rape of the Mind, the classic work on brainwashing, Conversation and Communication, and Hidden Communion. Meerloo specialized in the area of thought control techniques used by totalitarian regimes. This book shows how masses of people can be controlled - even today. Source: Wikipedia Does your company have a product in need of marketing? The Albemarle Tradewinds staff will set-up locations, market your product and sell business to business for you. Give us a call brainwashing menticide pillage coercion masses dictator witchcraft participation constant suspicion robotized automatization terror magic gang nationalistic verbocracy parrotism labelomania conditioning 4 Albemarle Tradewinds July 2015 albemarletradewinds.com

By: Kelly Thorsby CHAMBER HONORS MILITARY AND EXCEPTIONAL WOMEN! On June 3, our chamber held our 5th Annual Women of Excellence and winners are: Diana Gardner of Long & Foster; Holocaust Survivor and artist Betty Haar-Salvo; artist Carolyn Peel, USCG’s Casey Lawrence and Parks & Rec Director Bobbi White. All were presented with plaques and numerous gifts from our chamber members. Charlotte Underwood was the Keynote Speaker and the event was sponsored by Gwen Bell of Shaklee and CenturyLink. And now we are gearing up to honor another exceptional group of people! Our military! Coast Guard Appreciation Week! August 3-9 includes a great list of events! Our chamber members offer great events and discounts in the military’s honor and we are proud to represent such generous businesses! The premiere event of the week is on Saturday, August 8 at Morgans Corner Truck & Tractor Pull Park. Guests will enjoy 4 great bands: CMA Star Ray Scott, Old Southern Moonshine Revival, CNN Hero of the Year Dale Beatty & Outlaw 21 Band, and American Idol’s Emily Minor. Tickets are $20 at the door or you can purchase discounted tickets in advance at the chamber or Duck Thru which include a combo plate from Nixon’s Catering. Plates, Pepsi products and other snacks will be available in the park for purchase. There will be bounce houses and activities for the kids, so everyone is welcome! Children 6 years old or younger attend free per each paying adult. There will also be events all week, including some open to the public: 8/3- Firehouse Subs Hero Appreciation Night (5-8pm), 8/7- USCG Stamp Cancellation Event at Museum of the Albemarle (1pm) and a special church service at Forest Park Church (11:30am) on Sunday, 8/9. They also give Coastie Kids a FREE tshirt for signing up for VBS! For a complete list of events and military discounts: elizabethcitychamber.org/ 252.335.4365. Join us to honor our local heroes! Sudoku $400 Wilderness system “Pungo” open cockpit Kayak. Green fiberglass, 12’ long, 1PFD and one paddle. Very Good Condition $400 Creswell area 443-761-8606 We are truly a transparent advertising agency. Just call Scott and he will give the pricing over the phone or just go online www.albemarletradewinds.com click order ad. It’s easy and completely open. Sudoku is easy to play and the rules are simple. Fill in the blanks so that each row, each column, and each of the nine 3x3 grids contain one instance of each of the numbers 1 through 9. facebook.com/AlbemarleTradingPost Albemarle Tradewinds July 2015 5