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Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies: The Straight Scoop on Freemasons, the Illuminati, Skull and Bones, Black Helicopters, the New World Order, and Many, Many More

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Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies: The Straight Scoop on Freemasons, the Illuminati, Skull and Bones, Black Helicopters, the New World Order, and Many, Many More Cover

 

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Did you know?

- Freemasonry's first American lodge included a young Benjamin Franklin among its members.

- The Knights Templar began as impoverished warrior monks then evolved into bankers.

- Groom Lake, Dreamland, Homey Airport, Paradise Ranch, The Farm, Watertown Strip, Red Square, The Box, are all names for Area 51.

An indispensable guide, Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies connects the dots and sets the record straight on a host of greedy gurus and murderous messiahs, crepuscular cabals and suspicious coincidences. Some topics are familiar--the Kennedy assassinations, the Bilderberg Group, the Illuminati, the People's Temple and Heaven's Gate--and some surprising, like Oulipo, a select group of intellectuals who created wild formulas for creating literary masterpieces, and the Chauffeurs, an eighteenth-century society of French home invaders, who set fire to their victims' feet.

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Synopsis:

A cross-referenced guide to society's clandestine groups and covert organizations includes information on such examples as Area 51, JFK assassination conspiracy theorist groups, and the 9/11 Truth Movement while offering insight into why such groups have garnered large-scale support and participation. Original.

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Arthur Goldwag is the author of Isms and Ologies. A freelance writer and editor for more than twenty years, he has worked at Book-of-the-Month Club (where he created Traditions, a club devoted to Jewish interests), as well as at Random House and

Table of Contents

Cults : what makes a cult cultish? — Conspiracies : the conspiratorial frame of mind — Secret societies : death grips and secret handshakes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307456663
Subtitle:
The Straight Scoop on Freemasons, the Illuminati, Skull and Bones, Black Helicopters, the New World Order, and Many, Many More
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Author:
Goldwag, Arthur
Author:
Arthur Goldwag
Subject:
Reference : Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Conspiracies
Subject:
Secret societies
Subject:
General
Subject:
Conspiracy & Scandal Investigations
Subject:
Freemasonry
Subject:
Metaphysics-Secret Societies
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090811
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
384

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History and Social Science » Social Science » Freemasonry
Reference » Almanacs
Reference » General
Religion » Christianity » Cults and the Occult
Religion » Judaism » Kabbalah and Mysticism

Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies: The Straight Scoop on Freemasons, the Illuminati, Skull and Bones, Black Helicopters, the New World Order, and Many, Many More
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Product details 384 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307456663 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A cross-referenced guide to society's clandestine groups and covert organizations includes information on such examples as Area 51, JFK assassination conspiracy theorist groups, and the 9/11 Truth Movement while offering insight into why such groups have garnered large-scale support and participation. Original.
"Synopsis" by , Arthur Goldwag is the author of Isms and Ologies. A freelance writer and editor for more than twenty years, he has worked at Book-of-the-Month Club (where he created Traditions, a club devoted to Jewish interests), as well as at Random House and
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