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Do you notice how when you get on a bus or into a car once it starts to move you start to get tired.<br>
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=== Dr. John C. Lilly ===
Many people fall asleep on these large moving machines.<br>
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Also known as an Isolation Tank, the floatation tank owes it conception to Dr. [[John C Lilly]].
Maybe it has to do with similar impressions that were made on us as fetuses in our mothers womb.
 
  
Imagine being back in the womb again though..But not Greek Mythology style (Remeber what happend to the Titans?).
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=== It all started from one question ===
Well you can almost reproduce the environment without the amniotic fluid and the drugs that your mother took.
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It came about due to Dr. Lilly's research in 1953 when at one point he asked:
Its called a FloatationTank aka Isolation Tank. Popularized by JohnCLilly.
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:'''"What happens if you remove the stimulation of the outside world?"'''(on a human organism)
Even further, JCL asked the following question:  
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which then leads to the next question:
What happens if you remove the stimulation of the outside world?  
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:''How does one go about creating an experiment that simulates that kind of enviroment?
  
Read more about the fascinating [http://www.samadhitank.com/history.html history] of Floatation Tanks (also check out JohnCLilly)<br>
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Read more about the fascinating [http://www.samadhitank.com/history.html history] of Floatation Tanks
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===Pictures of different Floatation Tanks===
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[http://www.restingwell.org A Swedish website about floating] ([http://www.restingwell.org/welcome1.html in deutsch]) ([http://www.restingwell.org/welcome.html in english]) ([http://www.restingwell.org/welcome2.html in polish])<br>
 
[http://images.google.com/images?q=floatation+tank&num=50&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&safe=off&sa=N&tab=wi See some pictures of Tanks]<br>  
 
[http://images.google.com/images?q=floatation+tank&num=50&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&safe=off&sa=N&tab=wi See some pictures of Tanks]<br>  
 
[http://www.pulsar.org/archive/febweb/121696we/house/pix1216/im4.jpg Homemade tank]<br>
 
[http://www.pulsar.org/archive/febweb/121696we/house/pix1216/im4.jpg Homemade tank]<br>
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[http://www.scand-yoga.org/english/bindu/bindu5/index.html A Swedish tank shaped as a Pyramid!]<br>
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<flickr limit=5>Floatation Tank</flickr>
  
  Google:FloatationTank
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Related: [[Google:Floatation Tank]]
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Latest revision as of 19:23, 18 June 2006

Dr. John C. Lilly[edit]

Also known as an Isolation Tank, the floatation tank owes it conception to Dr. John C Lilly.

It all started from one question[edit]

It came about due to Dr. Lilly's research in 1953 when at one point he asked:

"What happens if you remove the stimulation of the outside world?"(on a human organism)

which then leads to the next question:

How does one go about creating an experiment that simulates that kind of enviroment?

Read more about the fascinating history of Floatation Tanks

Pictures of different Floatation Tanks[edit]

A Swedish website about floating (in deutsch) (in english) (in polish)
See some pictures of Tanks
Homemade tank
A Swedish tank shaped as a Pyramid!

<flickr limit=5>Floatation Tank</flickr>

Related: Google:Floatation Tank