US Fiction: Debunking Soviet Sleep Experiments

Of course, a Russian colleague of mine thinks that this story might well be a modern invention designed to denigrate the reputation of modern Russia by referring to a corrupt Soviet past. The point is that the alleged Soviet sleep experiments are nothing but an unscientific and ahistorical myth, designed to keep a poorly educated Western workforce in a state of fear and opposition against the very Socialist ideology that would free it from the horror of capitalist oppression.

Soviet Union: UVB-76 Radio Station (станция УВБ 76 Русское радио)

My own theory is that UVB-76 has multiple purposes, one of which was designed by the advanced Soviets scientists to broadcast a subliminal message world-wide, as part of a concerted technological process to undermine the psychological adherence to capitalism, and that all those capitalists who currently (and regularly) listen to it then and now, are slowly experiencing the eradication of the ‘inverted’ mind-set that underlies (and justifies) all bourgeois corruption and greed.

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