View Full Version : Not so secret societies
14th July 2008, 06:03 AM
Being that these are usually associated with almost all conspiracies, I figured this would be interesting reading...
14th July 2008, 03:13 PM
Nobody finds this interesting? Not even a peep from the NWO or Illuminati AJ and Icke fans?
16th July 2008, 04:37 AM
Like most mentalfloss articles, this reads like some copypasta al wikipedia. The facts are BORING. The REAL STORY is [insert unfounded theory here]
The problem is obvious: its all speculation.
Every conspiracy theory worth its salt demand a large "conspiracy of silence", wherein the "top members" are engaging in nefarious plots while their underlings go about their business. I.e. not all masons are evil, just the few at the top, who actually formed the Trilateral Commission while at Bohemian Grove.
The lack of evidence is presented as evidence of the conspiracy of silence.
Far more likely, there's no smoke, because there's no fire.
It is always possible for small groups of people to conspire to wield disproportionate influence. See also: the Constitutional Convention, or if you prefer, Bolshevik Revolution. History is ripe with legitimate conspiracy.
But the illuminati/freemason thing feels played-out to me. Icke tried to keep it interesting by adding the extra space lizard dimension to it, but ...I dunno. It needs something more.
How about this- the space lizards are actually TIME TRAVELLERS from a distant future in which humans have devolved into lizards. That should play well with the John Titor people, and as we all know, that's a prized demo for any respectable CT.
16th July 2008, 09:56 PM
Most people who complain about secret societies are just angry because they never got to join any. So they make their own which seem to centre around videotaping themselves harassing public figures.
17th July 2008, 01:45 AM
As my good Freemason friend once told me..."I don't see what all of the fuss is about. I mean, we have a public fish fry every Wednesday."
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