This page is meant to be both for fun (mine as well as your's) and informative. It will definitely give you something to think about.
During Viet Nahm, I spent four years in the US Air Force in what was called Electronic Counter Measures. I really enjoyed the "toys" I got to learn about and play with. Basically, I got to play in Uncle Sam's Black Closet. There are still things I learned about over 25 years ago that I cannot tell you about because they are probably still classified. During Dessert Storm, while the journalists were running around all goo goo eyed over the "new" technology Uncle Sam was showing them, I sat back laughing, saying,"We had that in Nahm, I worked on that, I was trained in that,and etc.
In a nut shell, I was trained in at least the fundamentals of almost every sophisticated weapon system on both sides of the Iron Curtain from submarine warfare to satellite warfare. I knew about star wars and stealth technologies before the general public ever heard the terms. Most people have not realized it yet, but we had some form of stealth technology all the way back into the 1950's. There were things I was trained in during Nahm that you still didn't hear about during Dessert Storm. What I was not trained in, I was able to extrapolate by using my college training in the sciences and what the military had taught me about espionage.
One of the primary objectives in electronics counter measures is to not let the other guy know you are there. Because, if they know you are there, they can kill you. That is not a good thing. To achieve our objective, we use equipment in the plane to fool equipment on the ground into not seeing us. A very common example is an air plane verses a ground SAM sight which wants to shoot missiles at the air plane.
One day, while pondering this little game of measures, counter measures, and counter, counter measures, I realized that the weakness to our counter measures strategy was that we were trying to defeat the machine the man was watching instead of going directly after the man watching the machine.
You see, when you defeat the machine, the man can still realize that something may be wrong and take steps that may make it possible to find and kill you. Not good. But, if the man's brain is being controlled instead of the machine so that no matter what his sensory organs (eyes, ears, nose, and etc.) detect, the message will never make it to the processing part of his brain and, no matter what he does, his brain will never find you and he can't kill you. That is good. This would be the ultimate form of counter measures.
Yes, we should be able to do this. We know that the human brain functions by transmitting electrical impulses. When anything transmits electricity, it creates electromagnetic waves. When those electromagnetic waves cross anything which can also conduct electricity and is of the right wave length, the electromagnetic waves cause electrons to flow in that something. As a matter of fact, the electromagnetic waves will create the exact same signal that was in the first something. This is how your TV and radio work.
Therefore, if the right signal were to be sent to the right nerve or brain cells, we could cause your brain to not receive the messages being sent by your sensory organs. I could put a skunk right in your face and you could not see it, feel it, smell it, or hear it because it is actually your brain that processes these sensory messages for you know something is there.
One day, I was studying about Elisha the prophet, one of my favorite people in the Bible, when I came across something very interesting. Read the following story while keeping in mind what you have just read. Remember that this happened about 3,000 years ago.
2 Kings 6:8-23 Then the king of Syria warred against Israel and took counsel with his servants saying,"In such and such a place shall be my camp."
And the man of God (Elisha) sent to the king of Israel saying,"Beware that you pass not such a place for there the Syrians are come down."
And the king of Israel sent to the place which the man of God told him and warned him of and saved himself there, not only once or twice.
Therefore, the heart of the king of Syria was very troubled for this thing and he called his servants and said to them,"Will you not show me which of us is for the King of Israel?"
And one of his servants said,"None, my lord, O king, but Elisha the prophet who is in Israel tells the king of Israel the words that you speak in your bed chamber."
And he (the king) said,"Go and spy where he is that I may send and fetch him."
And it was told the king that Elisha is in Dothan. Therefore, the king sent there horses, chariots, and a great host and they came by night and encompassed the city about.
And when the servant of the man of God was risen early and gone forth, behold, an host encompassed the city, both with horses and chariots. And his servant said to him,"Alas, my master! What shall we do?"
And Elisha answered,"Fear not, for they who are with us are more than they who are with them." And Elisha prayed and said,"Lord, I pray that you open his eyes that he may see."
And the Lord opened the eyes of the young man and he saw and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.
And when the Syrians came down to him, Elisha prayed to the Lord and said,"Smite these people, I pray you, with blindness." And the Lord smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
And Elisha said to them,"This is not the way, neither is this the city, follow me and I will bring you to the man whom you seek." But he led them to Samaria.
And it came to pass, when they were come into Samaria, that Elisha said,"Lord, open the eyes of these men that they may see." And the Lord opened their eyes and they saw and, behold, they were in the center of Samaria (the capitol city of Israel.)
And the king of Israel said to Elisha, when he saw them,"My father, shall I smite them? Shall I smite them?"
And Elisha answered,"You shall not smite them. Would you smite those whom you have taken captive with your sword and with your bow? Set bread and water before them that they may eat and drink and go to their master."
And the king prepare a great provision for them and, when they had eaten and drunk, the king sent them away and they went to their master. So the bands of Syria came no more into the land of Israel.
I love this story. It contains two very fine examples of God having the ultimate form of counter measures. First, with the servant of Elisha not being able to see God's army sent to protect Elisha (actually, no one but Elisha could see them.) Second, God "closing" and then "opening" the eyes of the Syrian army.
With this one story, it shows that God can control what the human mind realizes on both an individual and on a group basis. In other words, an angel could be sitting in your lap right now and you wouldn't know it. Look around you. They're here! :-)