Conspiracy Theories: A Guide to the World's Most Intriguing Mysteries

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Conspiracy Theories: A Guide to the World's Most Intriguing Mysteries

Conspiracy Theories: A Guide to the World's Most Intriguing Mysteries

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We really don’t have anything like this in terms of a focused, sympathetic, open-minded ethnographic study of UFO experiencers. It shows how the gods could be reduced to historical characters, the powerful goddess of luck turned into a pitiful victim of virgin sacrifice, and respected emperors defamed as despots—and, in sum, how the writing of history could be exploited for partisan purposes. Many people try to hide their vulnerability behind a mask, faking confidence or bravado, or pretending to be something they’re not.

What if an occult conflict between two rival mail distribution companies was the key to understanding US history? For example, if you can believe that a small group of people is controlling everything, it can be easier to understand why things are the way they are. Her writing is always insightful and prescient, and this book from 2019 offers readers deep insight into what’s been happening to this country in the last decade.Other chapters consider the psychology and the sociology of conspiracy beliefs, in addition to their changing cultural forms, functions and modes of transmission. Lance deHaven-Smith reveals that the term “conspiracy theory” entered the American lexicon of political speech to deflect criticism of the Warren Commission and traces it back to a CIA propaganda campaign to discredit doubters of the commission’s report. By exploring the development of Welch’s political worldview, A Conspiratorial Life shows how the John Birch Society’s rabid libertarianism—and its highly effective grassroots networking—became a profound, yet often ignored or derided influence on the modern Republican Party.

Gerald Posner, author of Killing the Dream : James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Kennedy's assassination, and the notions that the Sandy Hook massacre was a false-flag operation and 9/11 was an inside job. With his trademark flair, brilliance, and hawk-eyed clarity, Michael Shermer helps us make sense of a world run amok. If working at an office location and you are not "logged in", simply close and relaunch your preferred browser.

What if, instead of Hoover and the FBI imagining that African Americans were engaged in conspiracy, it was the other way around? Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH).

Conspiracy Theories in the Time of Covid-19 provides a wide-ranging analysis of the emergence and development of conspiracy theories during the Covid-19 pandemic, with a focus on the US and the UK.

Morton Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and author of Authoritarian Apprehensions: Ideology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. With seeming coincidences piling up around significant events, it's no wonder so many theories have emerged over the years.



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