politics

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    Birth of the Bavarian Illuminati

    On May 1, 1776, Jewish-born Adam Weishaupt, who later converted to Catholicism and was taught by the Jesuits, established the Bavarian Order of Illuminati in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. After Pope Clement XIV had suppressed the Society of Jesus in 1773, Weishaupt became a professor of canon law. The...
  2. The Archetype

    Socrates Hated Democracy

    You'd be hard pressed to find a person that hasn't heard of the legendary classical Greek philosopher, Socrates. Born in 399 BC, Socrates spent the majority of his 71 years on earth contemplating the many core aspects of human existence with such passion and tenacity that he is widely credited...
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    I, Pet Goat II

    This short 3D animated film tells the story about the fire at the heart of suffering. Since its initial publication in 2012, it has been one of the most discussed short films in conspiracy theory circles. Bringing together dancers, musicians, visual artists and 3D animators, the film takes a...
  4. Anomaly

    What Would Machiavelli Say About Modern Gun Control?

    Niccolò Machiavelli's name may have become synonymous with self-interest, personal gain and a myriad of other negative personality traits, but his writing, especially The Prince, shows the complexity that lay behind his most famous treatises. Machiavelli, born on May 3, 1469, was an Italian...