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Odyssey of Pain? Does this photo exist?
February 18, 2012 7:30 AM   Subscribe

At univerisity in the 90s there was a book in the library which featured (as far as I recall) a man in a darkened room with electricity being passed through him sentried on either side by men in white coats (not an electric chair). The caption was "Odyssey of Pain". I have a feeling it was from a LIFE Magazine collection -- it suited their style -- but I was hoping someone might be able to confirm I've not been imagining it all these years.
posted by feelinglistless to Media & Arts (5 answers total)
 
I don't have access to a computer to check this easily, but try looking up Nikola Tesla. I am pretty sure he has done something like this.
posted by littlesq at 7:46 AM on February 18, 2012


Milgram Experiment?
posted by nickrussell at 7:57 AM on February 18, 2012


Here's the photo.
posted by Ideefixe at 8:25 AM on February 18, 2012


Here's the photo with the original Life magazine caption.
posted by seabound_coast at 8:35 AM on February 18, 2012 [1 favorite]


Yes, that's it. I'd misremembered the situation. Doesn't make it any less grim.
posted by feelinglistless at 8:45 AM on February 18, 2012


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