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|Investigative journalist Jane Mayer (author of The Dark Side) has revealed that Seligman's work also inspired the CIA's controversial torture/interrogation program. Mayer has traced the lineage of the ideas behind the “water-boarding” mentality (specifically, the electro-shocking of prisoners and treating them like dogs), proving that they were reverse-engineered from Seligman's work.|
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