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United States incarceration rate

United States incarceration rate
The incarceration rate in the United States of America is the highest in the world. As of 2009[update], the incarceration rate was 743 per 100,000 of national population (0.743%).[2] While the United States represents about 5 percent of the world's population, it houses around 25 percent of the world's prisoners.[3][4] Imprisonment of America's 2.3 million prisoners, costing $24,000 per inmate per year, and $5.1 billion in new prison construction, consumes $60.3 billion in budget expenditures. Prison population[edit] The United States has the highest documented incarceration rate in the world, at 754 per 100,000 (as of 2009[update]).[2] As of December 31, 2010, the International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS) at King's College London estimated 2,266,832 prisoners from a total population of 310.64 million as of this date (730 per 100,000 in 2010).[5] The imprisonment rate varies widely by state; Louisiana surpasses this by about 100%, but Maine incarcerates at about a fifth this rate. Related:  Terence McKenna

Interview: 16th June 1999 (Terence McKenna) [FULL] Execution van The execution van, also called a mobile execution unit, was developed by the government of the People's Republic of China and were first used in 1997. There is evidence that mobile execution chambers existed before 1997: the state of Delaware in the United States of America purchased a mobile lethal-injection chamber in 1986.[1] The prisoner is strapped to a stretcher and killed inside the van. The van allows death sentences to be carried out without moving the prisoner to an execution ground. The vans also require less manpower per execution, requiring four persons to assist with the injection.[2] The PRC states that the vans are more humane than previous forms of execution. Human-rights groups predict that the execution rate in China will increase because of mobile capital punishment.[3] Use[edit] After the 1997 decision to legalize lethal injection as a form of execution, PRC officials began using execution vans across China. Controversy[edit] Notable executions[edit] See also[edit]

Terence McKenna Admits To Being An Agent? “when I reached La Churerra in 1971 I had a price on my head by the FBI, I was running out of money, I was at the end of my rope. And then “THEY” recruited me. And said, you know, with a mouth like yours there’s a place for you in our organization. If you have followed the work of mercurial, yet highly intellectual author and scholar, Jan Irvin, you’ve no doubt witnessed many a conversation revolving around the grand conclusion that the New Age and Psychedelic Movements were generated by the CIA. 11Share 862Share

Videos - FORA.tv - Ethan Watters: The Globalization of the American Psyche Bio Todd Oppenheimer Todd Oppenheimer works as a journalist at The Writers' Grotto. During his 25 years as a journalist, Oppenheimer has won a variety of national awards for his writing and investigative reporting and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including ABC's "Nightline." His articles have appeared in The New Yorker, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, Mother Jones, and an assortment of daily and weekly newspapers. He is the author of The Flickering Mind: Saving Education from the False Promise of Technology, a finalist for the Investigative Reporters and Editors Book Award. Ethan Watters Ethan Watters is the author of Urban Tribes, an examination of the mores of affluent "never marrieds" and the coauthor of Making Monsters, a groundbreaking indictment of the recovered memory movement. To download this program become a Front Row member. ZOOM IN: Learn more with related books and additional materials. globalization

NEW MKULTRA DISCOVERY: Terence McKenna admited that he was a "deep background" and "PR" agent (CIA or FBI). This explosive audio clip that was just brought to my attention today by "Scott" reveals, in Terence McKenna's own words, that he was in fact an agent. The audio clip comes from Dec. 1994 from his lecture at the Esalen Institute, which may be found below in full. "...here is an interesting episode regarding McKenna being chased by Interpol and the FBI – from which no conclusion is ever mentioned. As Henk from Europe emailed me after this original article was published: [Henk] In 1969, McKenna traveled to Nepal led by his “interest in Tibetan painting and hallucinogenic shamanism.”[6] During his time there, he studied the Tibetan language and worked as a hashish smuggler, until “one of his Bombay-to-Aspen shipments fell into the hands of U. Late in August of 1969 fate turned me from hash smuggler to fugitive when one of my Bombay-to-Aspen shipments fell into the hands of U.S. True Hallucinations page 166: True Hallucinations pg. 179 True Hallucinations pg. 186 I swallowed hard.

I Want To Learn Game Theory : IWantToLearn Speaking The Unspeakable: Maui, 1994 (Terence McKenna) IWTL Hot to Shuffle Dance : IWantToLearn Dimitri Finds Out About Jan Irvin Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric- Memory Welcome back to our series on Classical Rhetoric. Today we’re continuing our five-part segment on the Five Canons of Rhetoric. So far we’ve covered the canons of invention, arrangement, and style. The Three Elements of the Canon of Memory 1. Anciently, almost all rhetorical communication was done orally in the public forum. If men learn this, [the art of writing] it will implant forgetfulness in their souls: they will cease to exercise memory because they rely on that which is written, calling things to remembrance no longer from within themselves. So if you were an ancient Greek and busted out some speech notes in the Assembly, you’d probably be laughed at and mocked as weak-minded. In modern times, we still lend more credence to speakers who give their speeches (or at least appear to) from memory. This truth isn’t just limited to the POTUS. 2. For ancient orators, the rhetorical canon of memory wasn’t just about the importance of giving speeches extemporaneously. 3. Tagged as: rhetoric

BREAKTHROUGH: DMT Found in the Pineal Gland of Live Rats In a major breakthrough in consciousness and psychedelic studies, Cottonwood Research Foundation has published a paper (soon to appear in the Journal Biomedical Chromatography) documenting the presence of DMT in the brains of living rats. For decades researchers have hypothesized that DMT may be one of the neurochemicals responsible for consciousness, dreams and visionary experiences. It’s certainly responsible for these and ever weirder experiences for those who have smoked it or taken Ayahuasca. DMT has been documented as naturally occurring in human blood, but this was not conclusive evidence that it is produced in the brain. DMT is structurally related to Serotonin, Melatonin and Pinoline, so the small traces in human blood could be an enzymatic breakdown product of these precursor molecules. Now we have clear proof of DMT being manufactured in the living Pineal Glands of rats, and that the genes responsible for this exist in the Pineal Gland and Retina! From the press release:

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