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Title Illuminati : the Counter Culture Revolution - From Secret Societies to Wikileaks and Anonymous.
Author Howells, Robert.
Publication London : Watkins Media Ltd, 2016.
Description 1 online resource (131 pages)
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Contents Title; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: The Counterculture Imperative; Chapter 2: The Descent into Dissent; Chapter 3: Keepers of The Flame; Chapter 4: The Bavarian Illuminati; Chapter 5: The Path of The Illuminati; Chapter 6: Dissolution As Evolution; Chapter 7: Counterculture; Chapter 8: The Age of Conspiracy; Chapter 9: The old World Order; Chapter 10: Disruptive Technology; Chapter 11: The Emerging Society; Resources; Select Bibliography; Documentaries; Newsfeeds and Forums; Online Petitions; Privacy Resources; Copyright.
Summary This book demonstrates that the old secret societies were driven by the same impulse as Anonymous and WikiLeaks are today. These marginalized groups have always rebelled against the establishments; some subversively by spreading progressive ideas through art and literature, while others are far more proactive, driving revolution and exposing government secrets. The Illuminati, founded in 1776, aimed to rid Europe of the ruling aristocracy and religious control of education, politics and science. They supported the Age of Enlightenment and were accused of fueling the dissent that culminated in the French Revolution. Since that time the term Illuminati has become a meme, giving a name to a secret network believed by conspiracy theorists to control the world. These were depicted as pranksters, working in the shadows to manipulate society. It was in this climate of pranks, memes and conspiracy theories that the hacktivist collective Anonymous were born. Their ideals of freedom from censorship and the empowering of societies against their rulers make them the spiritual successors of the Illuminati. The kindling of the French Revolution by the Illuminati has found a modern counterpart in how Anonymous and WikiLeaks played a key role in the Arab Spring uprisings using the internet as a new weapon against dictatorships. It is the same battle fought by secret societies for a millennium but the new inquisition has shifted its focus from secret societies to wage a war on the connected communities of the internet age. This is the story of that war and how you need to be a part of it.
Note Print version record.
Subject Illuminati.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Occultism.
Counterculture. (OCoLC)fst00881315
Illuminati. (OCoLC)fst00967231
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Howells, Robert. Illuminati : The Counter Culture Revolution - From Secret Societies to Wikileaks and Anonymous. London : Watkins Media Ltd, ©2016 9781780288727
ISBN 9781780289830 (electronic bk.)
1780289839 (electronic bk.)

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