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orgone energy

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A term coined by Wilhelm Reichfor, an Austrian psychiatrist, for the energy associated with sexual orgasm. Reich believed that the inability to achieve a satisfactory orgasm caused many physical conditions, based on the assumption that the body needs the convulsions as well as the transient and complete loss of control inherent in an orgasm. According to Reich, without this release of sexual energy, various mental disorders (in particular, “neuroses”) eventually develop; as a person matures, he or she develops an “armour”—a constellation of postures and expressions to fit his or her personality and protect it from the world.
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and Norman had his orgone box and was a devotee of Wilhelm Reich.
If not this prophetic possession--then training--serious training in anthropology, philology, acoustics, psychology (NOT Greenwich Village psychoanalysis & orgone science)--so you'll know thoroughly what you are talking about when you mention flowers on a hill--and so on & on--it never stops--as well as a complete knowledge of the world's literature & how & why it gets its effects--as well as a solid knowledge of economics philosophy etc.
Field's own story involves his search for fulfillment as a gay man and a poet in the decades before Stonewall and the freedom he found in Greenwich Village to engage in all kinds of self-expression, from psychoanalysis and to sitting in an orgone box.
Two years after beginning his Oranur experiment--"Orgone Energy (OR) Versus Nuclear Energy (NR)"--he and his colleagues at the Orgone Institute's 200-acre compound in western Maine found themselves in the midst of an atmospheric crisis.
Newson's Orgone Stretch Lounge, Alufelt chair, lamps and Dish Doctor (draining tray) are good examples.
Bockris provides a sweeping review of all things heretical to modern science, including cold fusion, intelligent design, UFOs, homeopathy, crop circles, morphic resonance, orgone therapy, and ESP, among many other topics too numerous to list here.
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As a concession to indulging in the twenty- and fifty-dollar bills that his lover kept stuffed in a small ivory box, LeSueur sat for twenty minutes in an orgone box three times a week.
Armoring is a blockage to the flow of normal biological energy, which Reich came to term Orgone Energy because of its intimate relationship to organic life and function.
This compilation of 66 articles introduces the mental therapy professional to a different or unusual form of psychotherapy, including art therapy, experiential therapy, feminist psychotherapy, orgone therapy, sex therapy, and natural high therapy.
New York: Orgone Institute Press, 1946) and The Function of the Orgasm (New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1973).