These are not scenes made up in the minds of a novelist or a screenwriter. They are recreations of actual events. Examples of top secret mind control experiments funded by the United States government. This is way out of the realm of fiction or supposition or conspiracy theory or speculation. This is absolute documented fact.
The former head of MKULTRA, Dr Sidney Gottlieb, testified before a senate committee in 1977. He admitted that the CIA had administered LSD and other drugs to people without their knowledge. But insisted mind control was an important part of the cold war.