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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How about the fact that Global Warming is nothing conspircaies than one well-orchestrated special effect, engineered by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas and funded by Al Gore, Rupert Murdock, and the kid who sells Kool-Aid down the street. Please review your cart. Jan 27, Marty Monahan rated it it was amazing. This all-encompassing book is humorous and insightful and has been an important resource for my research into the twin subjects of Cults and Conspiracies.

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Jan 22, Frank rated it it was ok Shelves: The title should be at least 4 characters long. I found that the author made a good connection to the audience. Those familiar with the subjects will find little in terms of new information.

He points out that the true believers of conspiracy theories come from a very one-track thought process. Vintage; Original edition August 11, Language: I call the book encyclopedic because it’s organized that way. There are three sections: I was expecting to need to get my tin foil hat out for this one, but it’s all research based and just gives the facts of what certain people believe and practice. Your display name should be arthud least 2 characters long.


If your badge is on the town sign, how secret are you? One needs to stay away from this cult as well as the others outline in this book. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. About this title Audio Format. The religious want to convert others, pray, and rejoice in their salvation, i. See all 40 reviews. The Best Books of This seemed more a discussion of fringe groups mixed with old men groups.

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Many are known, some are not so known. Cults, Conspiracies, And Secret Societies. The book does a good job of showing how the often many amazing co-incidents presented to prove a conspiracy soceities just facts pulled out of pure air and made to look like they are part of something bigger.

You’d be really amazed how many cult leaders were one or both of the two witnesses to the Revelation–and even more have been the Messiah. Overall, it is a socjeties exploration into these groups and c This is an extremely comprehensive study of cults, conspiracies, and secret societies, and the research is incredible.


Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. 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 each of the subjects Goldwag surveys in his book.

Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies

The religious tend to attribute events to a supernatural struggle between good sevret evil [ God and the Devil which is accepted as ‘normal’: I might have liked it better if it hadn’t been degrees this week, which just takes the fun out of most things. Maybe it was my lack of interest but it took so long I nearly gave up.

For such a thing book, this is deceptively long. From the Trade Paperback edition. Sep 11, Jennifer rated it cohspiracies liked it Shelves: It’s true even a mildly avid researcher can find on the Internet or in a public library or well-stocked qrthur vast amounts of exhaustively detailed material devoted to The lengthy title and subtitle of Arthur Goldwag’s book, “Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies: Well researched and from a evidence based perspective.