CryptoBeast #20 MKGRATEFUL – Was the Grateful Dead a Psychological Operation?

In CryptoBeast #19 Chip Wood claimed that he created the Grateful Dead in 1963 in Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, where he was a student with Bob Weir and John Perry Barlow, as a psyop to prevent global thermonuclear war.

In this episode I present some of my own research into the Grateful Dead, the Merry Pranksters, and Stanford’s “Bohemian Quarter”, Perry Lane.

I recorded this before Easter but have experienced computer problems like never before trying to edit it and get it out on YouTube. The best way I could describe the issues would be “jamming”. Large chunks of files would go missing, uploads and render jobs would continually fail 80% of the way through, or Final Cut would just crash. It may be that my aging iMac doesn’t have the juice to render HD files from my new webcam and with my different background.

For some reason today it finally all worked – except for some weird audio and video gremlins. My computer today is just the same as yesterday and a week ago, so what changed? Today New Zealand’s entire military/intelligence apparatus is focused on Prince William’s visit to the two Christchurch mosques. Ding that coincidence meter again.

Please download and share the video just in case They are trying to shut it down.

Here’s the previous episode in which Chalmers Wood, Jr shared his story of the true origins of the Grateful Dead.


Citations, References, Further Research

Steve Outtrim, Joe Atwill, Hans Utter, Jan Irvin – special presentation on the 50th anniversary of the Human Be-In and the Summer of Love

Poster for the Human Be-In, January 1967. Featuring “All SF Rock Bands”, including the Grateful Dead

Stewart Brand

Stewart Brand on the Summer of Love:

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Summer-of-Love-40-Years-Later-Stewart-Brand-2559651.php

Stewart Brand in the “Whatever It Is” Festival at San Francisco State University, with the Experimental College

https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/209388

Stewart Brand filmed and organized this 1968 demonstration of modern computing technology from Xerox PARC and the Human Augmentation Project. Stanford’s Hal Puthoff recently revealed that they had 1 Ghz chips at this time.

Grateful Dead

Mike & Virgina McLaughry on the Grateful Dead and Scientology

https://web.archive.org/web/20140404053105/http://mikemcclaughry.wordpress.com/2012/09/25/the-grateful-dead-hunter-garcia-and-grace-marie-haddy-1961-the-brotherhood-part-5a-welcome-to-the-real-scientology

https://mikemcclaughry.wordpress.com

FBI Declassified Files on Grateful Dead :https://vault.fbi.gov/The%20Grateful%20Dead%20/

FBI Declassified Files on Jerry Garcia:

https://vault.fbi.gov/Jerry%20Garcia/

CIA Declassified File on use of Grateful Dead music in Lucid Dreaming neuroscience experiments:

https://archive.org/details/CIA-RDP96-00789R003100140001-2/page/n11

Bob Weir Bohemian Grove:

https://www.wired.com/2016/04/heads-jesse-jarnow-excerpt/?mbid=social_fb

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/that-time-the-navy-used-the-grateful-deads-amps-to-listen-to-soviet-subs

https://erowid.org/culture/characters/garcia_jerry/garcia_jerry.shtml

https://archive.org/post/1010048/shadowboxing-the-apocolypse

https://forward.com/culture/310778/the-secret-jewish-history-of-the-grateful-dead/

http://web.archive.org/web/20071220151818/http://donnakova.tripod.com/rh.html

http://www.postertrip.com/public/5577.cfm

LaRouche on Garcia’s death: https://larouchepub.com/eiw/public/1995/eirv22n34-19950825/eirv22n34-19950825_080-editorial.pdf

http://robalini.blogspot.com/2007/12/feedback-strange-death-of-jerry-garcia.html

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/239601683_Presenting_the_Conspirators_of_the_Conspiracy_Theory

John Perry Barlow, “Why Spy?” Forbes 2002

https://www.forbes.com/asap/2002/1007/042.html

Alex Allen, British Spy Chief

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1569511/New-intelligence-chief-reveals-all-on-website.html

https://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=105×7146794

http://www.whitegum.com/whatido.htm

Alex Allen’s Grateful Dead lyric and song finder: http://www.whitegum.com/intro.htm

John Kerry on the Grateful Dead:

Afterward, Kerry came out and told us, among other, more important things, about how he discovered the Fillmore West and the Dead when he came to SF after Viet Nam, and how the Dead have remained a big part of his life ever since. As soon as he said it, a woman just behind me screamed out, “Yeaaaah!!!!” I turn around expecting a hippy chick who got in, like me, on a miracle ticket. I see a 60 year old, perfectly coiffed woman in a $2,000 gown, looking every inch a CEO, with a huge grin on face, shaking her fists in the air. Every one around me is grinning, too. A couple of high-buck, gray-beard lawyers in front of me start up the chant: “Go Johnny! Be Good!” And you know, I started to believe he will be. 

John Forbes Kerry poses with his good buddy, Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey

The infamous “Missing Cornell Show”, and Lyndon LaRouche comments on the Grateful Dead: https://archive.org/post/93123/conspiracy-theory

LaROUCHE: He was pro-Nazi.(Carl Jung) He was an occultist, satanic cultism. 
I don’t know if he went as far as (Aleister) Crowley did in identifying 
Satan, but it was the same structure. Allen Dulles(C.I.A. director) was very 
close to this crowd personally. As to what was going on in Allen’s mind at 
this time I don’t fully know. But then you get the MK-ULTRA operation. 

60 Greatest Conspiracies: The mind control operation? 

LaROUCHE: That was an Allen Dulles period operation which was run together with the occult types in British intelligence, such as Aldous Huxley. And also Gregory Bateson who created, for example, the Grateful Dead out of an MK-ULTRA operation at the Palo Alto Veteran’s Hospital where he was supervising. The first United States-grown rock group of that type, the Grateful Dead, was generated as a British intelligence operation by the Occult Bureau of Huxley and bateson out of the Palo Alto Veteran’s Hospital where they were doing LSD and related experiments. 

60 Greatest Conspiracies: Why would British intelligence want to put out a rock roup? 

LaROUCHE: Well, this is part of the Satanism business. Call it the 
counterculture. Call it the Dionysius model of the counterculture. Rock is 
essentially a revival of the ancient Dionysic, Bacchic rituals. Lots of 
people or long periods of time in that kind of particular rhythmic ritual 
which was probably struck upon empirically many thousands of years ago for this type of cult. It does have a relationship to the Alpha rhythms of the brain. It does produce these sorts of states. If combined with a little 
alcohol and more, shall we say, mood shaping substances, with youth, with funny sex, this does produce a profound change of a countercultural type. 

Another word for it: New Age. the longer term: age of Aquarius. People were experimenting with various utopian models, constructing small groups experimentally which were considered New Age types. How to create experimental types that might survive the aftermath of a general nuclear war. 

60 Greatest Conspiracies: Was this whole trend continued after Dulles’ 
departure? 

LaROUCHE: He was not the controlling factor. I wouldn’t make him the evil black widow spider. He was part of it. The operation goes way back. But in the United States this particular operation goes to about 1938. The Nazis were operating in the 1930s out of Hollywood and elsewhere with an occult astrology racket kind of intelligence operation. 

At that point the Huxley operation out there which is already established, 
the marijuana operation and so forth in the 1930s, was already hooked up. 
1963 I would say was a watershed year for explosion of this thing, around 
the LSD, Beatles proliferation. And then you have another one in recent 
years where explicit Satanism has really exploded. 
-clarson, gdvault@gmail.com

When the Grateful Dead went to the Oval Office:https://www.marketwatch.com/story/lively-stories-about-the-grateful-dead

Story about the State Department sending the Grateful Dead to Moscow

Drummer went to Langley High School, next to the CIA

https://relix.com/articles/detail/jeff_chimenti_john_molo_and_roosevelt_collier_reflect_on_the_grateful_dead/


Ken Kesey

https://erowid.org/culture/characters/kesey_ken/kesey_ken.shtml

http://www.wesjones.com/kesey.htm


Benjamin Barr Lindsey

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Lindsey_(jurist)

http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/ark:/99166/w6862t1h

http://biography.yourdictionary.com/benjamin-barr-lindsey


Justin Brierly

https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Justin_W._Brierly

https://picclick.fr/JUSTIN-W-BRIERLY-Beat-Generation-DETECTEUR-DEMOTIONS-Femmes-163513857071.html

Justin Brierly, 1935, Paris, “Machine for Detecting Emotions in Females”

Al Hubbard

Todd Brendan Fahey, The Original Captain Trips (High Times, 1991) http://www.fargonebooks.com/high.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Matthew_Hubbard


Perry Lane

UTNE Reader: Ken Kesey and the Sexual Mores of Perry Lane http://www.utne.com/mind-and-body/ken-kesey-perry-lane-ze0z1310zjhar

Paul Di Carli (SRI International) on hanging out with Kesey on Perry Lane

http:///inmenlo.com/2010/05/29/paul-dicarli-hanging-out-with-ken-kesey-on-perry-lane/

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/The-Edge-of-Civilization-Perry-Lane-land-of-2625918.php

http://lostlivedead.blogspot.com/2010/02/grateful-dead-and-menlo-park.html


Camp Fremont

https://events.stanford.edu/events/623/62353/


Fred Turner


Miscellaneous

Jim Channon’s First Earth Battalion handbook:

https://archive.org/details/FirstEarthBattalionManual

Channon, Aquino, Presidio:

https://steemit.com/pizzagate/@kingzos/satanists-vs-setians-at-the-presidio-pedogate

Sgt Peppers cover: http://math.mercyhurst.edu/~griff/sgtpepper/people.php

Miles Mathis From Theosophy to the Beat Generation:

http://mileswmathis.com/beat.pdf

Lady Gaga:

http://web.archive.org/web/20100912173321/http://www.ladygaga.com/forum/default.aspx?tid=333767&cid=454

Great documentary on links between the counter-culture, MKULTRA, and the tech industry:

10 Questions With Terry Gotham: Brad Burge (MAPS)

(When meeting Brad Burge several years ago, I was immediately struck by his masterful ability to communicate to all comers at an academic conference we were speaking at. He connected immediately, and never lost the purpose, message, or empathy that we all strive to have when speaking to people we care about, even when addressing someone he’d never met before. He’s become one of MAPS’ most effective ambassadors, overseeing a period of rapid visibility expansion, to the point where MDMA & PTSD is coming up at the watercooler and at the holiday dinner table. I wanted an update on the MDMA/PTSD clinical trial after my previous article on it, so I was overjoyed when he obliged! Enjoy the chat, and feel free to refer to it while talking about MDMA & PTSD with your family over the holidays!)

Photo courtesy of MAPS.

Interview by Terry Gotham

1. Even with the recent Breakthrough Therapy designation, how do you keep going in the Age of Trump?
We have been able to make a lot of progress since the election, including getting the FDA’s stamp of approval for Phase 3 trials and the Breakthrough Therapy Designation, which came in August. Trump has taken a fairly hands-off policy when it has come to the FDA so far and has given every indication that his administration supports facilitating accelerated development of pharmaceuticals and new medical treatments. Plus, and more importantly, we see psychedelic science and psychedelic therapy research as bipartisan issues, since they are not about being countercultural or revolutionary or being oppositional in the traditional sense, but rather about being careful scientists and treating serious mental health conditions. Of course we think that this research has tremendous transformational value, and that the approval of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD is likely to change how our culture understands and treats mental illness, but we are working with the system to make those changes happen, not outside it. We have had equally positive media reports, for example, from The New York Times and Scientific American as from Fox News and Breitbart.

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Party Like A Rockstar: A Primer On Drugs And Cardiovascular Health

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By Terry Gotham

Since we’re not getting any younger, cardiovascular issues will continue affect the Burner population in increasing numbers. Considering Burners also party like rockstars, in one of the harshest climates on earth, I wanted to take this time to go over some of the research associated with drugs & your heart. As a disclaimer, once again, many popular recreational drugs are specifically contra-indicated for people with anywhere from mild to major heart issues, but if you listened to your doctor, you probably wouldn’t be going to Burning Man with your minor CV distresses. AsĀ 30% of this country has High Blood pressure, and quadruple & quintuple bypass are now commonplace, these issues aren’t esoteric, so let’s meet them head on.

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