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Peace for Uganda? Yes, Says Science on the Maharishi Effect

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A study in the Journal of Conflict Resolution (1988, vol. 32, #4, pp. 776-812) of a two-month-long coherence-creating assembly in Israel showed that war deaths in neighboring Lebanon decreased by 76%. A composite quality-of-life index showed decreased crime, traffic accidents and fires in Jerusalem, and decreased crime accompanied by improvements in the stock market and national mood throughout Israel. Other possible causes (weather, weekends, holidays, etc.) were statistically controlled for and could not account for the results. A follow-up study in the Journal of Social Behavior and Personality (2005, vol. 17, #1, pp. 285-338) showed that during seven different coherence-creating assemblies, war deaths in Lebanon decreased by an average of 71%.


IDT Group Size Vs. Quality of Life in Israel


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Graph: Quality of life in Israel improved and intensity of the conflict in Lebanon decreased in direct proportion to the number of Invincible Defense Technology experts in the coherence-creating group. A short online video featuring Harvard-trained physicist Dr. John Hagelin explains this finding. Dr. Hagelin is the Executive Director at the International Center for Invincible Defense in New York City.


The Maharishi Effect has also been documented worldwide in a study published in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation (2003, vol. 36, #1-4, 283-302) using data provided by the Rand Corporation. When large assemblies of IDT experts exceeded the Maharishi Effect threshold for the world, terrorism decreased globally 72%, international conflict decreased 32%, and violence within nations was reduced without intrusion by other governments.

A Peace-Creating Group for Uganda

Extensive research shows that the IDT group size needed to reduce social stress must exceed the square root of 1% of the population size. For Uganda, this threshold is 561 peace-creating experts. A "Prevention Wing of the Military," consisting of approximately 2% to 3% of the military trained as IDT experts, could easily achieve this goal.

In the 1990s, the military in Mozambique used IDT to end its civil war. Today, The Netherlands, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago have IDT groups. The United States is close to achieving the requisite number of IDT experts at Maharishi's university in Iowa. And a group large enough to have a global effect is forming in India. But these are all civilian groups which require financial support.

Since the military is funded by the government and its personnel are paid to perform their duty to protect the country's citizens, it is not subject to fluctuations of donors, jobs, student graduations, and optional activities. A Prevention Wing of the Military would be a permanent peace-creating IDT group for Uganda.

The military is responsible for protecting the civilian population, and is obligated to thoroughly examine realistic, scientifically validated methods for ending war and terrorism. IDT is such a method.

Therefore, we feel it is the military's duty to create a Prevention Wing of the Military and truly protect Uganda.

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Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Kulwant Singh, U.Y.S.M., Ph.D. is a veteran of two wars with Pakistan (1965 and 1971). He commanded two active combat formations: a division deployed along Indo-China border, and a Brigade deployed on line of control against Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir (both in snow bound high altitude areas). Maj. Gen. Singh had significant experience fighting terrorism at the levels of execution, planning and concepts in Sri Lanka and in India, in extremely challenging and hostile environments. He was awarded the Uttam Yudh Sewa Medal, the second highest decoration for senior officers during operations in Sri Lanka as part of IPKF (Indian Peace Keeping Force). Today he is leading an international group of generals and defense experts that advocates Invincible Defense Technology. A list of Dr. Singh's publications on the topic of Invincible Defense Technology is available at: http://www.invinciblemilitary.org/about/Maj_Gen_Singh.html

Dr. David Leffler, a United States Air Force veteran, is the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Military Science (CAMS)
http://www.StrongMilitary.org. He serves on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Management & Social Sciences (JMSS) Institute of Business & Technology BIZTEK in Pakistan. David served as an Associate of the Proteus Management Group at the Center for Strategic Leadership, US Army War College and is a member of the U.S. Naval Institute.

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