Category Archives: paranoia

Raiders of the Lost Archives

Secret of the Incas (1954) The title of this post has been rattling around in my head for the past day or two. When I started to do my research this morning, I realized that “Raiders of the Lost Ark” … Continue reading

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In Case of Nuclear Attack: Duck and Cover

A Personal Countermeasure In the 1950’s, school children in North America were taught to Duck and Cover in the event of a surprise nuclear attack by the U.S.S.R. (Do they still teach that now?) The inhabitants of, and visitors to, … Continue reading

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OMG: You’re the Creator?

The Architect The Matrix Reloaded writers got it right. Our world is a simulation program that has an anomaly. Us. We have the free will to change the program at any time, but we’re so busy trying to make sense … Continue reading

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Staring at the Sun

  Speeding Up Your Metabolism In 1978, I read a book (whose title I have since forgotten) that suggested that staring at the sun could prove helpful to your general well-being. For those who doubt that anyone would suggest that … Continue reading

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This Day…in Infamy

  Attack on Pearl Harbor This has to be the most famous of all Conspiracy Theories. Did the ‘powers that be’ allow the Japanese to attack and utterly destroy the American fleet based in Hawaii? Let’s review the History first … Continue reading

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Hiding the Inheritance

  It’s All a Dream I’ve written this down first thing this morning, in order to capture the images clearly for later analysis. The story opens with a strange setup: an elderly lady wants to leave her assets to a … Continue reading

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Santa: a Myth … or More?

  Jolly Old Saint Nick It should come as no surprise to anyone with ‘eyes to see’ and ‘ears to hear’ that the concept of Father Christmas is a secular attempt to deflect attention away from the Christian celebration of … Continue reading

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