Austrian psychologist Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957) was persecuted in Europe for his sex theories. He later claimed to discover the secrets of cosmic life energy, called "orgone," and an easy way to accumulate it in a booth or a tube, equally useful for curing cancer or busting clouds. His sales and advertising of the orgone accumulator were suppressed by the USA Food and Drug Administration during the 1950's, raising civil rights concerns. He is considered by some to be a crackpot, and even some sympathetic biographers have believed that his sanity was compromised under the strain of his last years. He died in prison after treating the court case against him with contemptuous disregard.

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Heliognosis
The Orgone Field Meter principle of Dr. Wilhelm Reich has been investigated and packaged into a high sensitivity Life Energy Meter.
Reich, Wilhelm (1897-1957)
Information about Wilhelm Reich.
Wilhelm Reich - Wikipedia
Extensive biography and links to related material.
Wilhelm Reich and Orgone
Biography and details of Orgone energy.
The Wilhelm Reich Museum
Orgonon is where Reich lived and worked in Maine before his death. Many publications, audio and video tapes are available through the museum's store. Online information on his research and life.
Wilhelm Reich: Listen, Little Man
A review of Reich's paper Listen Little Man.
Crackpot Authorities
Review of books praising the inventiveness and courage of Wilhelm Reich. (August 17, 1999)

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