Author Archives: Oleg Bakhtiyarov

1/18 – Psychonetics: A Russian Corpus of Psychotechnologies

Feature Articles / January-February 2016

Oleg Bakhtiyarov (Translated from Russian by Eugene Pustoshkin)

Oleg Bakhtiyarov psychonetics

Oleg Bakhtiyarov at the presentation of his latest book Technologies of Freedom (2015) in St. Petersburg, Russia. March 2015. (Photo © Tatyana Parfenova)

Today the entire corpus of psychotechniques is so vast that one could find practices aimed at both resolving psychological, social or medical problems and developing supranormative skills necessary for performing extreme tasks in operational or intellectual activities. There are also, however, non-pragmatic motivations such …