Conspiracy Theories & Secret Societies for Dummies

Conspiracy Theories & Secret Societies for Dummies

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Entering the world of conspiracy theories and secret societies is like stepping into a distant, parallel universe where the laws of physics have completely changed: black means white, up is down, and if you want to understand what?s really going on, you need a good reference book. That?s where Conspiracy Theories & Secret Societies For Dummies comes in.

Whether you?re a skeptic or a true believer, this fascinating guide, packed with the latest information, walks you through some of the most infamous conspiracy theories ? such as Area 51 and the assassination of JFK ? and introduces you to such mysterious organizations as the Freemasons, the Ninjas, the Mafia, and Rosicrucians. This behind-the-curtain guide helps you separate fact from fiction and helps you the global impact of these mysterious events and groups on our modern world. Discover how to:

Test a conspiracy theory Spot a sinister secret society Assess the Internet?s role in fueling conspiracy theories Explore world domination schemes Evaluate 9/11 conspiracy theories Figure out who ?they? are Grasp the model on which conspiracy theories are built Figure out whether what ?everybody knows? is true Distinguish on assassination brotherhood from another Understand why there?s no such thing as a ?lone assassin?

Why do hot dogs come in packages of ten, while buns come in eight-packs? Everybody knows its a conspiracy, right? Find out in Conspiracy Theories & Secret Societies For Dummies .

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub. ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], c2008
ISBN: 9780470184080
Branch Call Number: 001.9 HOD 2008
Characteristics: xviii, 362 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Von Kannon, Alice


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Apr 10, 2012

Definitely interesting, though I found it read too much like a textbook. As well, it seemed to debunk almost every conpiracy theory and secret society which I wasn't really expecting and didn't really enjoy.

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