Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (EIT)
Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (EIT), more commonly known as torture, has been frequently used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). The tactics used include physical and mental stress, with the objective of putting the subject under enough pressure that eventually they break and tell them whatever the agents want to hear. Specifically, the subjects are exposed to:
Bonded and contorted stress positions
Sleep disruption and deprivation
Deprivation of food and water
Over stimulation to heat, cold, sound and sight
There are many reasons that this practice is controversial, one being the immorality of the practice, the fact that it is a major violation of the Non-Aggression Principal (NAP) and the fact that it does not work.
Shane O’Mara, Professor of Experimental Research, and Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator at the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College covers this in his book “Why Torture Doesn’t Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation”. He states “Extreme stress, they argue [defenders of torture], causes the subjects to reveal what they know.” (Brackets added by blog author). Actually it causes to subjects to reveal anything that they feel will make the torture stop.
People take the path of least resistance. As anything in nature, we take the least resistant path in the name of efficiency. And if there is no easy path, we make one for future generations to use. Water flows in the path of least resistance, animals often make trails on paths of least resistance. This is just the natural way of things. Energy is the same way in it’s behavior.
All living beings also avoid any and all negative stimuli. This is how scientist tell if something is in fact alive in a Petri dish. They expose the single cell organism to negative stimuli, if it moves away or avoids it in any matter, they know it has some degree of intelligence and is alive.
When someone is put under the kind of stress that they are subjected to when being tortured, they come to a breaking point where they will say anything to make the torture stop. This is no secret among even the civilian population, yet its core practice of subjecting people to large amounts of stress, whether mental or physical, is wide spread and still frequently used.
I believe this is because the agents and agencies care less about the truth, and more about making it look like they’ve gotten the job done, making themselves look good and keeping the funds coming.
CPS for example receives federal grants per every child kidnapped from a family. This monetizes children and their kidnapping despite the fact that children are six times more likely to die under state care. They care less about the truth and more about increased funding.
Child Protective Services (CPS) and their counter parts are absolutely notorious for their tactics when questioning children.
CPS Program Manager Ramona Simmons Fairfax Virginia said in an interview for The Fairfax Times, “When something is unfounded, it doesn’t mean absolutely nothing happened,” she then said. “It just says we didn’t have the evidence we needed to make it a founded investigation.”
What she doesn’t state is that, we are innocent until proven guilty. She instead implies that if there’s no evidence that abuse has occured, this doesn't mean it didn't happen and they will find a way to “prove” something did. Whether it’s questioning a four year old child that has no concept of the impact their words will have on their entire lives and that if their family’s lives, or coming into the house and using three dirty plates as evidence of hoarding, or getting the parents to admit to smoking pot in high school as evidence of emotional and physical neglect.
And so they will push until they get the admission. Which is exactly what they do. CPS will ask the child over and over again until they get the answer they want. Subjecting the child to great amounts of stress and pressure. They say they want to protect the child, but I'd be curious what this does to a child especially once they are old enough to comprehend the consequences of what they were manipulated into saying.
In an excellent article by @naditinkoff about an interview with a girl who had been taken from her parent by CPS, @naditinkoff wrote, “The psychologist simply repeats that the parents beat the child until the child agrees. In the video the girl says that CPS asked her many times how she got the bruise. She kept saying that she got the bruise during the game. But the CPS agents didn’t like her answer and the psychologists kept pushing the child. They asked her the question a million times and always added, ‘maybe mom beat you?’ The girl says that in the end she was so tired of this question that she was ready to agree with anything.” [quotes corrected for grammar].
@naditinkoff also goes on to explain that “the girl tells of how the psychologist intimidated her”, with the psychologists telling the child that her parents are bad due to “mental illness” and that “ that her mother wants to take her only for the benefits.” But they don’t stop there. The psychologist goes on to explain that the child will go to a boarding school with all the toys she could ever want, bribing her for a confession of her parents guilt.
The psychologists and CPS agents put the child under so much mental pressure that she finally broke and told them what they wanted to hear.
Sound familiar? We had just discussed the methods used during Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (aka torture), and how the goal was to put the subject under so much pressure that they are brought to a threshold breaking point and will tell them what they want to hear.
They are not concerned with truth, they are concerned with admissions of guilt. If they were concerned with truth, the agencies using these techniques would take the data showing that torture doesn’t work more seriously.
The CIA and DIA use any means necessary whether it be physical or mental torture, CPS and their psychologists use tactics akin to mental torture specifically. They put the child under so much psychological stress that they will tell them anything they want to hear just to make the questioning stop. Children’s threshold for stress of any kind is small. They cannot take much stress. The cave easily. And the adults inflicting this stress upon them know this. CPS and their agents know that if they ask enough times, if they put the child in isolation away from the parents with other authority figures around (like police or a teacher or principal), they will cave and tell them what they want to hear.”
The point of this article has been to show the similarities between so called EIT and CPS tactics, and I hope I have effectively shown this. Their tactics are immoral. Their tactics are shady at best. They are manipulative and creepy.
Here is an excellent video of a former CPS agent discussing CPS tactics and how to deal with them. This is one of the best videos I have ever seen on the subject. It is so important that every parent or person who would like children in the future see this video. I have already hyperlinked to it many times in this article because of its importance.
Here is one more excellent article on how to deal with CPS if you ever have the misfortune of having them on your door step. Do not let them in. Do not admit anything to them. Say as absolutely little as possible. Tell you child about them and tell them to simply say “I do not want to talk to you” and say nothing more. They are not our friends. They are not our child’s friend. They want our children for personal bonuses and raises and grants for their organization. They are our enemy
If you are still on the fence of the Intentions of CPS and whether or not they are a useful and benevolent organization feel free to check out my article series on CPS Atrocities and Crimes pt.1 here and pt.2 here. I also wrote an article on the Alfie Evans Case which you can read here.
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