Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Psychic Warrior by David Morehouse
I read this book expected two things: a decent story and a lot of b.s. I was pleased with one and surprised at the other.
The story that Morehouse tells is great. It's based on his own life as a member of the armed forces in both the Army Rangers and ultimately in military intelligence. Of course, no substantiation can be made as to what he did in intelligence, beyond his own story, but the book itself is at least verified by someone else who was with Morehouse in the ultra-secret program they were involved in.
Of course, that's not proof, but it's better than some of the other books on this subject, at least.
Regardless, the story itself is extremely captivating and will hook you in quickly and keep you wondering. The psychic phenomenon are not what you'd really expect (if you've read anything on this stuff), and that's actually a good thing.
Mostly, I expected more of the Sylvia Browne or Discovery Channel psychic medium hoo-ha, but instead it's an honest and real account with real explanations and background as to how this stuff works (as far as he can tell, of course).
The story told is excellent and well worth the read. I greatly enjoyed the book, whether true or half-true, and my doubts about its authenticity did nothing to detract from my overall enjoyment of the story being told.
I'm more inclined to believe than disbelieve, mainly due to my general distrust of government and its machinations. If true, by the way, this books shows you what MK Ultra became by the 1990s.
Recommended read, well worth it.
Posted by Aaron Turpen at 12:58 PM