The Illuminati Papers

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Ronin Publishing, 1997 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 150 pages
Is history a vast conspiracy? A cosmic joke? Discover the truth - maybe - in the long-awaited new edition of Robert Anton Wilson's classic cult bestseller The Illuminati Papers. Created as a vehicle to amuse and enlighten, the story of the Illuminati has attracted devoted readers world-wide, who have found in it a perfect metaphor for our times. This edition has a new introduction, cover and layout.

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

A magazine format book with illustrations. A wild bear-naked plunge into the salmon-leap cataract of consciousness. The author is a magician adept, understands the Cantos of Pound, and he is not ... Read full review

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This book speculatively explores the anchor organizations and ideas in our current world and is quite funny to boot. Robert Anton Wilson (RAW) books require active reading. Bring every life experience learning with you and examine them methodically and thoroughly. If you liked Illumanatus! Trilogy, you will certainly enjoy this. If you just want to be spoon fed a narrative (no judgement), go get some Dan Brown Davinci Code: the chapters are 3-10 pages apiece and are a fun ride, but certainly aren't any where nearly this cerebral.  

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About the author (1997)

Wilson is Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a member of the Cognitive Science Group at the university's Beckman Institute.

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