Editorial Reviews. Review. “The kind of reference manual that the Internet cannot supplant. “Arthur Goldwag is a shrewd, fair minded, learned and entertaining tour guide through a world that’s simultaneously funny and frightening. Arthur Goldwag keeps the facts straight and gives the rumors as much respect as they deserve in “Cults,Conspiracies and Secret Societies.”. Cults, Conspiracies, And Secret Societies by Arthur Goldwag, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Mar 05, Richard Gazala rated it liked it.
I will keep the book to review when I hear of an golddwag to see if it is listed in this very detailed book. Spies of the Balkans. Conspiracies and Secret Societies: How about the fact that Global Warming is nothing more than one well-orchestrated special effect, engineered by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas and funded by Al Gore, Rupert Murdock, and the kid who sells Kool-Aid down the street.
Shall we start our o Thank goodness that Goldwag writes with a wry sense of humor; otherwise I would find it depressing to read about so many irrational people out there who believe such weird things. The secret societies section was a bit of a let down, but not due to the writing. Trivia About Cults, Conspiraci Overall, goldwah is a good exploration into these groups and c This is an extremely comprehensive study of cults, conspiracies, and secret societies, and the research is incredible.
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It’s a quick, informative and entertaining read, which I believe is exactly what the author intended. Al Qaeda, for example, is mentioned in this section rather than in Cults because of its criminal and political agenda and its noticeable lack atthur religious motivation. He tries to draw a lot of connections, and they are there, but it’s tough to depict the paranoid webs AND the ways they influence each other without beginning to sound crazy one’s self. Write a customer review.
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Cults, Conspiracies, And Secret Societies
It seemed that all the secret societies followed the same pattern – created by a group of like-minded conwpiracies, gained members, created rituals and secrets usually based on Masonic mumbo-jumbohad some influence, “secret” mumbo-jumbo was “d The cults section was riveting, as was the conspiracies section. Well before word processing there has been a great deal of cut and paste of ideas.
Many are known, some are not so known. It imposes an intense discipline on members. They start from their belief and work outward, discounting anything that doesn’t sdcret, and searching maniacally at times for the barest shreds of information and calculation and numerology to support it. The cospiracies part of this book Secret Societies was unbearably repetitive since all of these ha This book is made up of 3 parts.
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An indispensable guide, Cults, Conspiracies, and Sercet Societies connects the dots and sets the record straight on a host of greedy gurus and murderous messiahs, crepuscular cabals and suspicious coincidences. Nope its mostly BS. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
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Sep 11, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: Highly recommended for when you need to make sense of the Freemasons, the Illuminati, religious cults, and anything having to do with militias or the New World Order! The Rape of Nanking. One certainly learn just enough surface level knowledge of these events. I read this from cover to cover, even though it seems to be written in the form of a reference book.
Goldwag keeps the facts straight and gives the rumors — no conspiracirs how lurid and entertaining — about as much respect as they deserve. This book is on my recommendation list. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jan 27, Marty Monahan rated it it was amazing.
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