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The Floating Needle Scram by Hubbard & DM

Discussion in 'Evaluating and Criticising Scientology' started by Gib, Mar 10, 2019.

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  1. DagwoodGum

    DagwoodGum Squirreling Dervish

    "Low-voltage 60-Hz AC traveling through the chest for even a fraction of a second can cause ventricular fibrillation at amperage as low as 60 to 100 mA; for DC, about 300 to 500 mA are required. If current has a direct pathway to the heart (eg, via a cardiac catheter or pacemaker electrodes), < 1 mA (AC or DC) can cause ventricular fibrillation.
    Tissue damage due to electrical exposure is caused primarily by the conversion of electric energy to heat, resulting in thermal injury. Amount of dissipated heat energy equals amperage2× resistance × time; thus, for any given current and duration, tissue with the highest resistance tends to suffer the most damage. Body resistance (measured in ohms/cm2) is provided primarily by the skin, because all internal tissue (except bone) has negligible resistance. Skin thickness and dryness increase resistance; dry, well-keratinized, intact skin averages 20,000 to 30,000 ohms/cm2. For a thickly calloused palm or sole, resistance may be 2 to 3 million ohms/cm2; in contrast, moist, thin skin has a resistance of about 500 ohms/cm2. Resistance for punctured skin (eg, cut, abrasion, needle puncture) or moist mucous membranes (eg, mouth, rectum, vagina) may be as low as 200 to 300 ohms/cm2."

    I suffer from A Fib now and this has been the basis for the amount of information I've poured through over the years on the cumulative effects of electrical stimulation, the "subliminal shock" buzz you got from being hooked up to the cans back when you still believed it was from the "tech". The amount of recharging it takes to make an emeter function for a session or two would power a boom box for days, the human target involved is the only possible reservoir for all of the current as no other biomass is involved during a session. There is an 8 pack of AA rechargeable batteries in my old Mark V, an awful amount of electrical storage for a supposedly benign current.
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