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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Yet in the 1950s, in his heyday in the United States, this neo-Freudian revisionist, messiah of the good orgasm and inventor of the orgone box had a reputation similar to that of Norman Mailer: to some a genius, to others a rebel, but to many simply a lunatic.
And while there'll be no stripping off allowed in the orgone box, the must have debated the possibility of, erm, "Lewd behaviour?
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Those familiar with Burroughs' fiction from this period will not be surprised to find him repeatedly proselytizing for the apomorphine cure for addiction, arguing that addiction is a medical rather than a legal problem, and promoting Scientology's E-meter, Reich's orgone box, and Gysin's dream machine.
He was convicted for crimes related to the promotion and sale of a truly harmless "medical" device, the orgone box.