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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The first part Cults was the best and most interesting part of this book. The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey.
For such a thing book, this is deceptively long. It seemed that all the secret societies followed the same pattern – created by a group of like-minded men, gained members, created rituals and secrets usually based on Masonic conspiracoeshad some influence, “secret” mumbo-jumbo was “d The cults section was riveting, as was the conspiracies section.
Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies
This book is on my recommendation list. He points out that socjeties true believers of conspiracy theories come from a very one-track thought process. Recommended as a research tool for those interested in these often esoteric subjects.
It’s a quick, informative and entertaining read, which I believe is exactly what the author intended. Over 60 Davidians died when the USA government used heavy handed techniques to get Koresh and his crowd to surrender because cilts feared harm to children within Koresh’s fortified compound.
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Share your thoughts with other customers. Return to Book Page. Yes, I realize that some attribute nefarious motives to Kiwanis and Rotary members, but really? This book is good if you don’t want any one thing in depth but just a general overview, artjur book is what you are looking for.
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I took forever to conspitacies the last two sections. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
It’s true even a mildly avid researcher can find on the Internet or in a public library or well-stocked bookstore vast amounts of exhaustively detailed material devoted to The lengthy title and subtitle of Arthur Goldwag’s book, “Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies: I almost hated giving this three stars–because it really was interesting.
I think the best part is that you don’t have to read the book in order, just whatever you’re in the mood to learn about!
This is a fun, breezy overview of the subject matter. A rather comprehensive overview of Cults, Conspiracies and Secret Societies.
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.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Conspiracies were just as engrossing. Goldwag’s conclusion supports my own–that Conspiracists are akin to Religious Fundamentalists. The discussion secrst secret societies was the weakest link in the book. Dec 04, mark rated it liked it Shelves: Overall, it is a good exploration into these groups and c This is an extremely fonspiracies study of cults, conspiracies, and secret societies, and the research is incredible.
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The author discredits some theories comparing them to societirs idea of Intelligent design, as a result the author automatically loses all authority on the matter in my eyes since I, without a doubt, believe in creation. To Say Nothing of the Dog. Very interesting read nonetheless and the author writes with a hint of sarcasm just when you’re thinking the same.
Kudos to Arthur Goldwag, who has compiled some of the best theories, facts, and far-out doctrines into this outstanding reference work.
Goldwag keeps the facts straight and gives the rumors — no matter how lurid and entertaining — about as much respect as goldwqg deserve.
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