Targeted Individuals

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In this era of global terrorism and unprecedented government surveillance, our collective sense of fear and paranoia has rarely been so elevated. That's certainly the case for the subjects of the fascinating documentary titled Targeted Individuals. Produced by the always reliable and provocative VICE News, the film profiles a growing subculture that shares the belief that their every move is being monitored and manipulated as part of an ominous global conspiracy.

The film opens at a conference in the U.K. which is attended by more than 60 of these targeted individuals. Some claim they are frequently stalked by operatives who stop and feed them messages on the street. Others say they have implanted devices in their heads which allow these forces to read their thoughts and transmit communications via satellite.

The Internet has provided a forum where new and established members of this community can converse about their struggles, and organize a movement to support one another while raising public awareness. Many of them feel isolated, fearful, and ill-equipped to hold a job or successfully communicate their plight to others outside of the community.

The filmmakers do not approach these troubled subjects with snarky cynicism. Instead, they provide them with an opportunity to express their beliefs and experiences without the fear of ridicule. Flagrant criticism would only burrow them further into their shell of isolation. One of the most prominent members of the community shows a recent CAT scan and dental x-ray which both indicate the appearance of a mystery implant. Another shows the lead sheet she wears to protect herself from alien transmissions, and discusses her impulse to move from city to city to avoid being tracked.

The medical community justifiably believes these individuals suffer from varying degrees of schizophrenia and other mental disorders. The Internet has empowered them to seek out the companionship of others who share in their delusions. Society at large has a shameful history when it comes to addressing mental health concerns. These are some of the victims who have fallen through the cracks, and their conditions have only worsened as they've begun to organize in greater numbers.

Targeted Individuals is an intensely empathetic portrait of mental illness that feels specific to our current culture of unease.

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10 Comments / User Reviews

  1. P32221

    A lot of this is transdimensional. They're being attacked from the Astral plane.

  2. A

    Poor people. They all need to be sectioned in a psychiatric hospital. I mean they could seriously hurt themselves digging for stuff under their own skin or meat

  3. ken hawkins

    the state gov. you affend these people and they go to extremes using tax payers money. when you leave your house they come in and move something.,open your door house or a car window down,flatten a tire.many many calls. to no length.show people a badge and tell them your a criminal, people will perscute you.

  4. an

    Nobody would ever for a second have a need,or reaso to have a slightest interest in me!!!

  5. Larry McKibbon

    What the interviewer was feeling in the back of that guy's mouth were "normal" unerupted third molars (wisdom teeth). They're just teeth that developed to a certain point but never broke through . It's actually quite common. Many people have them extracted at a certain point in their life if they're causing health problems, but if they're not, many people simply ignore them and live their entire lives without dealing with them. I'm over sixty years of age and have two of them, never been an issue, but if you probe them with a finger they're quite easy to feel as 'hard' objects below the gums. After watching this video, I'm left believing the following regarding people who are caught up in the whole "targeted individual" thing. I'd suggest that it takes a fairly oversized ego in the first place to believe that the "Powers That Be" are all that interested in them as individuals. Combine that with a diagnosis of schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder and you're on your way. I also couldn't help but wonder how much of the "leadership" component of the "movement" consisted of people just in it for a buck selling books and seats at conferences.

  6. Jenica

    It's too bad that this reporter's condescending attitude is preventing him from being a good reporter. A good reporter would get some Geiger counters and measure any possible radiation present. The presence or absence of radiation would solve this enigma pretty quickly wouldn't it?

  7. Bimbo Plumpe

    I am targeted and mistreated by the organs of our (germanic but not english) „state of law“ since the late 60s, with many symptoms as described e.g. at targetedindividuals.wordpress.com, who have a long list they got from yet another site... These symptoms described in that very long list differ somehow from those mentioned in this new film, they sound more like „normal“ secret service skunk methods, and less spectacular / ridiculous than in the film. However, this list says only, what the skunk service may do (*all* of their instruments of nonbloody warfare against humans, although implants or rays from satellites are not mentioned), and nothing about what their targets did *before* (to deserve getting the TI status-cum-treatment), nor about what they are found to come up with for their protection or fighting back *after* they remarked what is being done to them. This film was only about this last point, and choose to show the more ridiculous measures (thankfully without painting them as being ridiculous). As to the „professionals“ (e.g. the lady psychologist at the end), it is obvious that they say what they must if they don‘t want to become a case who did some of those things *before* which make you a TI from then on until the end of your life. Their „professional assessments“ are completely worthless, since they are exactly as terrorized as their cases, and only capitulated from before their start, which is a precondition for a permission to work „normally“ in a rogue state.

    It may not be a coincidence that the „long list“ mentioned above seems to have been written in 2008 already (and it took so many years before I, as someone eagerly looking for explanations, saw it for the first time) - and 2008 was the start of the Obama regime which at that time sailed full steam towards killing off all opposition to its evil plans: individuals by TI techniques, resisting countries by colour revolutions, and finally the eternal main enemy, Russia, by the next „justified“ World War III, „in response“ to their MH17 sham. Since then this WW is pending, „yet to be done“. So, it looks as if the combat of the skunk regimes and their skunk services against every possible opposition was much intensified in 2008, so that those techniques used in the 60s already (und surely before) finally became visible as a phenomenon of its own, to be studied by its victims in order to find a remedy. The real remedy would be to dismantle the rogue states who spread this evil - as it seems mainly (only?) in the allgermanic empire of England-America-Germany.

  8. DIMOJABE

    So so. There's a whole lot more to this than Vice.com chose to cover. Vice, by the way, attended lamestream media dinner events hosted by DNC chair John Podesta... along with Huff Post and the rest of the bought off... I'm not so high on Vice after finding out about that.

    If you want to know more, get: "Guinea Pigs" by Dr. John Hall, "Project Soul Catcher (Vol II)" by double Phd and former CIA mind control technology whistle blower Dr. Robert Duncan, Michael Bell "The Invisible Crime," etc.

    The government's MK Ultra human experimentation program is only part of it. Mafias' are also involved. Victims are found opportunistically, chosen by AI technology, chosen because of their DNA, chosen because of their activism to discredit and silence them, etc.

    I knew people who had friends who joined the intelligence community and experienced complete personality changes after their training. If anyone is thinking about getting involved in the military or intelligence communities - think again. You will be on the front line of their experimentation programs.

  9. tah

    You call this a documentary? It's a movie with real, professional actors. The script is lousy though. Why would they make a movie like this? What's the point?

  10. blige

    With all due respect, you are doing true targeted individuals a disservice by recommending the reads like Michael Bell "The Invisible Crime". This film and "books" like Michael Bell "The Invisible Crime" are made with the sole purpose of ridiculing targets of cyber-stalking and community mobbing (gone global thanks to the Internet). If you want the truth read about Jane Clift (blacklisted and branded as 'potentially violent'), community red-flagging, stalking by proxy... This film is a great cover-up for internet-community mobbing and cyberstalking if you are hiding stuff on your kid sister. Otherwise disgusting!

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