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Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957)

Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957)

Article by Phillip W. Bennett PhD

Editor's note: The following is a concise but informative biography of Dr. Wilhelm Reich's life and work, originally published by the Institute for Orgonomic Science (IOS) on their website, http://www.orgonomicscience.org. We would like to express our gratitude to the IOS and to Dr. Philip W. Bennett, author of the biography, for granting us permission to […]

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Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project

Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project

Article by Editor

By James Strick, Ph.D. An excellent documentary film about Reich has been written by filmmaker Kevin Hinchey and is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Go to this link to learn about the film and to donate: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/25874147/wilhelm-reich-documentary-film-project/ Here is your chance to get behind a really constructive contribution to bringing Reich’s science to a new […]

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Wilhelm Reich, Biologist.

Wilhelm Reich, Biologist.

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

Harvard University press recently released a catalogue copy of a new book written by James Strick, PhD on Reich&#39s bion experiments. The title of the book is Wilhelm Reich, biologist. This book is written on Reich&#39s bion experiments soon to be published by Harvard University press. The catalogue states: Wilhelm Reich, Biologist James E. Strick […]

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Report on International Conference on Orgonomy, October 4 – 6, Rome, Italy

Report on International Conference on Orgonomy, October 4 – 6, Rome, Italy

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

The Italian Association of Orgonomy hosted the International Conference on Orgonomy in Rome last month, October 4-6. Several international speakers were invited, including four IOS members: Conny Huthsteiner, M.D. Philip Bennett, PhD. Hugh Brenner, FPNP. and Stephan Simonian, M.D. The conference was launched with Dr. Morton Herskowitz’s videotaped keynote address. Herskowitz, who is now 95 […]

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Cyber Attack on JPOT

Cyber Attack on JPOT

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

For a period of about ten days, our readers may have noticed that this website was not online. Any attempt to load the homepage and its articles led to nothing but an empty space and flashing announcement at the top of page, stating, “Hacked by MSA Baba Hacker.” After initial disbelief and shock, we soon […]

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A Tour Through <em>Adventures in the Orgasmatron</em>

A Tour Through Adventures in the Orgasmatron

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

A non-fiction title about sexual politics called Adventures in the Orgasmatron: How the Sexual Revolution Came to America was published last year. Wilhelm Reich’s life and his theories are a prominent part of this book. Author, Christopher Turner is a writer for the Guardian newspaper. Farrar, Straus and Giroux published the book. Christopher Turner Turner […]

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From Psychoanalysis to Vegetotherapy

From Psychoanalysis to Vegetotherapy

Article by Phillip W. Bennett PhD

The following is a transcription of a lecture which was given by Dr. Philip Bennett on April 30, 2011. “Video – From Psychoanalysis to Vegetotherapy (Part 1 & 2)” I first got interested in Wilhelm Reich in 1962 when I read The Function of the Orgasm, and in 1963 I started therapy with someone trained […]

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On the Sexual Rights of Youth

On the Sexual Rights of Youth

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

Reader Lloyd Bagwell has sent an astute comment in response to an article, called “Sublimation According to Anna Freud," we published earlier: I want to ask a serious question. Why is modern orgonomy seemingly so incapable of making a social stand against the repression of natural sexuality? I don’t understand what prevents anyone writing anything […]

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How I Became A Case History For Dr. Wilhelm Reich

How I Became A Case History For Dr. Wilhelm Reich

Article by Editor

By Jean Rosenthal Harris. In 1950, I was twenty three years old and pregnant with my first child. My husband Ed and I were living in a cold water flat on East 41st St. and 2nd Ave. in Manhattan. The United Nations building was under construction just a few blocks away. We learned from Ed’s […]

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Dr. Victor M. Sobey

Dr. Victor M. Sobey

Article by Dr. Harry Lewis

In the past we have published videos and transcribed a seminar lecture given in 1993 by the late Dr. Victor M. Sobey, M.D., a student of Wilhelm Reich. The Institute for the Study of the Work of Wilhelm Reich coordinated these seminars, which the orgonomist Dr. Harry Lewis moderated. David Silver, a dedicated supporter of Wilhelm Reich’s work, recorded the […]

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Wilhelm Reich and the History of Orgonomy

Wilhelm Reich and the History of Orgonomy

Article by Morton Herskowitz D.O.

In the fall of 2009, The Institute of Orgonomic Science (IOS), held a one-day seminar in Philadelphia.  In this seminar, Dr. Morton Herskowitz talked about Wilhelm Reich and the history of orgonomy.  We have posted the video of this seminar in our journal, however for those of you who may like to read Dr. Herskowitz’s lecture, we […]

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The Scientific Basis of Orgonomy (script)

The Scientific Basis of Orgonomy (script)

Article by Editor

The following is Dr. Victor Sobey’s lecture in October of1993, which was arranged by the Institute for the Study of the Work of Wilhelm Reich. In this lecture, Dr. Sobey talked about the scientific basis of orgonomy.  The seminar was moderated by Dr. Harry Lewis and Mr. David Silver  recorded  the lecture.  We thank both Dr. Lewis and  Mr. Silver […]

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