John Hagelin

Year1994
CategoryPeace
CountriesUnited States
DescriptionJohn Hagelin of Maharishi University and The Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy, promulgator of peaceful thoughts, for his experimental conclusion that 4,000 trained meditators caused an 18 percent decrease in violent crime in Washington, D.C.
Reference"Interim Report: Results of the National Demonstration Project to Reduce Violent Crime and Improve Governmental Effectiveness In Washington, D.C., June 7 to July 30, 1993" Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy, Fairfield, Iowa"