The Corbett Report interviews Jan Irvin of Gnostic Media, whose research exposes impressive web of actors with intelligence ties in creation of sixties' drug culture. Irvin suspects introduction of a "New Dark Age" religion by exposing segments of public to psychedelics. The principle actors in Irvin's view are R. Gordon Wasson, a vice president of propaganda, i.e., public relations at J.P. Morgan bank, Time-Life magazine publisher Henry Luce, Aldous Huxley and Esalen Institute among others. Huxley, is identified by Irvin, as a Fabian socialist. Wasson revealed to have decade-long friendship with Edward Bernays, well-known as "father of propaganda." Irvin believes a 1957 Time magazine article on psilocybin as a key event along with a general multi-pronged attack on the mind. A summation of Jan Irvin's research can be found in article co-authored with Joe Atwill, "Manufacturing the Deadhead: A product of social engineering…." An excerpt from article reveals intelligence community's goal:
"When comparing the results of their research, Irvin and Atwill developed a theory about the origin of the psychedelic
movement of the 1960’s: The 'counterculture' had been developed by elements within the U.S. government and banking
establishment as part of a larger plan to bring about a new Dark Age; or, as it was marketed to potential victims, an
The article is extensive but well worth your time to grasp extent American culture affected by intelligence sources. Irvin proves his case!