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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Would you like us to take another look at this review? A great romp into the world of; cultssecret societies and conspiracy theories. The discussion of how cults arise voldwag how many are out there was fascinating. This is an extremely comprehensive study of cults, conspiracies, and secret societies, and the research is incredible. 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 conspirxcies and practice.

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Overall, it is a good exploration into these groups and c This is an extremely comprehensive study of cults, conspiracies, and secret societies, and the research is incredible. In psychological jargon, an external locus of control. The Conspiracists want to disengage, isolate, and then do battle. 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.


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Review quote “The kind of reference manual that the Internet cannot supplant. May 22, Jaime rated it really liked it. You did enjoy reading the encyclopedia when you were a kid, right?

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Sep 08, Renee rated it it was ok.

Conspiracists blame secret societies of power hungry individuals [which is considered by society as abnormal and subversive: It focuses mainly on American cons;iracies and conspiracies, and most of it is pretty familiar, but Goldwag has a deft hand and a wry style, which makes for a quick consliracies entertaining read.

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Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies is a must-have resource for the student zecret human nature, sociology, or popular culture.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. One person found this helpful. They were finally caught and executed. Goldwag’s conclusion supports my own–that Conspiracists are akin to Religious Fundamentalists. The cults section was riveting, as was the conspiracies section.

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Well researched and from a evidence based perspective. Thank goodness that Goldwag writes with a wry sense of humor; otherwise I would find it depressing to read about so many irrational people out there who believe such weird things.

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