Wilhelm Reich

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Noun1.Wilhelm Reich - Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957)
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By 1947, Reich's Orgone Institute Press was selling four to five hundred copies of his books a week" (Leader 390).
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.
The programme traces the life of novelist Marie Stopes who was responsible for the first birth control clinic in Britain and Wilhelm Reich who set up the Orgone Institute and believed sexual energy could be used to cure various illnesses.