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Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957) introduced “Orgone” to the West. Reich was considered a “radical figure in the history of psychiatry.”

The Orgone energy conspiracy proposes the theory that orgone may be related to, or a branch of “Vril”.


Vril is a supposed esoteric energy force or power that the Thule Society and the rumored Vril society were in pursuit of in the 1920s in NS Germany. Twenty years later, the “Orgone” concept was then introduced to the West by Austrian doctor, William Reich after immigrating to the US in 1939. Meanwhile, Nazi Germany is on the Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1938/39 in the same year.

Orgone Institute[]

The Institute for Orgonomic Science

The Institute for Orgonomic Science

Orgone energy is an esoteric concept that was proposed in the 1930s by Wilhelm Reich,[1][2][3] as a health and biological energy comparable to the Chinese concept of Qi 氣 “energy force”, or the Hindu Prana “life force”. Reich argued that deficits or constrictions in bodily orgone were at the root of many diseases. Reich founded the Orgone Institute ca. 1942[4] to pursue research into orgone energy after he immigrated to the US in 1939, and used it to publish literature and distribute material relating to the topic for more than a decade.

Wilhelm Reich[]

Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian doctor of medicine and psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of analysts after Sigmund Freud.[5] Reich authored several influential books, most notably Character Analysis (1933), The Mass Psychology of Fascism (1933), and The Sexual Revolution (1936). Reich became known as one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry.[6]

See also[]

  • Vril (energy)


  1. Robert Blumenfeld (2006). "Chapter 6. Willian Reich and Character Analysis". Tools and techniques for character interpretation: a handbook of psychology for actors, writers, and directors. Limelight Series. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 135–137. ISBN 9780879103262. 
  2. "Orgone Energy - Wilhelm Reich and the Orgone Accumulator". Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  3. Martin Gardner (1957), "Chapter 21: Orgonomy", Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science. Popular Science (2, revised, abbreviated ed.), Courier Dover Publications, p. 253, ISBN 9780486203942
  4. DeMarco, Donald; Wiker, Benjamin (2004). Architects of the Culture of Death. Ignatius Press. p. 229. ISBN 9781586170165. Retrieved 2015-01-18. "[...] Reich claimed as his great discovery, made in 1939, that at the heart of all matter is a hitherto unknown energy that he called 'orgone'.[...] Three years later he founded the Orgone Institute, where the 'science' of orgonomy would be studied." 
  5. Danto 2007, p. 43.
  6. For radicalism, Sheppard (Time magazine) 1973; Danto 2007, p. 43; Turner 2011, p. 114.Template:Pb For The Mass Psychology of Fascism and Character Analysis, Sharaf 1994, pp. 163–164, 168; for The Mass Psychology of Fascism, Turner 2011, p. 152; for The Sexual Revolution, Stick 2015, p. 1.