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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and Norman had his orgone box and was a devotee of Wilhelm Reich.
And while there'll be no stripping off allowed in the orgone box, the must have debated the possibility of, erm, "Lewd behaviour?" asks Honor, brightly.
Actors Depot will cast The Limits of Time and Space, Face in the Wall, The 4th Dimensional World, The Orgone Box, and Mind Bend.
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. History and psychosis took their toll on Reich, leaving him a true, sad mad-hatter, one of the most unfortunate victims of the anti-communist and anti-sex campaign that marked the 1950s.
He once sublet Rosenfeld's Greenwich Village apartment, and had sat in his orgone box to boot.