Wednesday, 4 February 2015

BOOK REVIEW - Conspiracy History - Nick Redfern

On the Mysterious Universe Blog Nick Redfern writes:
There can be absolutely no doubt that in today’s world of global uncertainty, conspiracy theories are everywhere. Saddam Hussein’s ever-elusive weapons of mass destruction, the Edward Snowden affair, the events of 9/11, and the UK’s 7/7, have all attracted the attentions of conspiracy theorists who believe that the stories told to us on these (and many other) topics do not reflect the full facts.
Of course, there is nothing new about conspiracy theorizing: it has existed for just about as long as recorded history, itself. After all, one only has to look at the November 22, 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the 1968 killing of Martin Luther King, Jr., and NASA’s Apollo moon-landings of 1969-1972, to see that widespread skepticism exists in relation to the official version of events.
It’s fair to say, too, that conspiracy theories vary from the possible to the plausible, and from the downright unlikely and ludicrous to chillingly probable. Do I think there was a conspiracy...

Read the whole thing HERE

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