Entering the world of conspiracy theories and secret societies is like stepping into a distant, parallel universe where the laws of physics have completely changed: black means white, up is down, and if you want to understand what's really going on, you need a good reference book. That's where Conspiracy Theories & Secret Societies For Dummies comes in.
Whether you're a skeptic or a true believer, this fascinating guide, packed with the latest information, walks you through some of the most infamous conspiracy theories—such as Area 51 and the assassination of JFK—and introduces you to such mysterious organizations as the Freemasons, the Ninjas, the Mafia, and Rosicrucians. This behind-the-curtain guide helps you separate fact from fiction and helps you the global impact of these mysterious events and groups on our modern world. Discover how to: test a conspiracy theory, spot a sinister secret society, assess the Internet's role in fueling conspiracy theories, explore world domination schemes, evaluate 9/11 conspiracy theories, figure out who "they" are, grasp the model on which conspiracy theories are built, figure out whether what "everybody knows" is true, distinguish one assassination brotherhood from another, and understand why there's no such thing as a "lone assassin."