Secret Societies have, understandably, become a mainstay of conspiracy culture in the Western World today. As Manly P. Hall, the knowledgeable chronicler of philosophical studies in the early part of the last century had written, “Secret Societies have existed among all peoples, savage and civilized, since the beginning of recorded history… It is
“Of all the questions the Gallup pollsters have asked the American public, why have UFOs struck such a resonant cord with the average adult American?” This was a question asked by Allan Hendry, UFO investigator for the Center for UFO Studies (CUFOS) throughout the late 1970s, whose work alongside J.
In the realms of science fiction, the concept of an “alien invasion” is quite common. Often employed metaphorically as social commentary representing concerns about issues of the more earthly variety, the notion of a “real” alien invasion, and the concerns it may present, have garnered some very real champions in recent
“The only people truly bound by campaign promises are the voters who believe them.” These were the words of the late political commentator Christopher Hitchens, whose written works and published essays chronicled everything from self-ascribed beefy “modern” Democrats like Bill Clinton (who Hitchens seemed to despise), to literary greats like
The U.S. 2016 election season has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride this year, despite it only being March. Shake-ups have been occurring on both sides of the political fence, with Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton seeing formidable resistance from long-time independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, while the Republican establishment has
There is an ancient Chinese curse (or at least, a phony English one purported to be from further East), which has been oft repeated over the ages. It goes something like this: “May you live in interesting times.” It certainly feels that these times in which we presently reside might qualify
It was like a scene right out of a 1970s drive-in SciFi flick, complete with cheesy, analog “space music” produced with synthesizers and theremin… only in this case, it really happened. According to NASA files that remained classified until 2008, astronauts during one of the American Space Program’s pivotal lunar
I’m not an “anti-vaxer”. I support vaccinations administered to children, with the aim of preventing disease, and in accordance with dosage sizes and schedules recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. With that disclaimer out of the way, lately I’ve become interested in the variety of responses to statements about