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Old 11th March 2017, 03:11 AM   #41
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Old 12th March 2017, 08:59 AM   #42
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On a tangential note I drive past the Aetherius Society to get to my nearest Tesco supermarket.
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Old 13th March 2017, 09:53 AM   #43
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I haven't read any of the books but the Missing 411 books seem pretty out there. As someone said above, David Icke's stuff. Also, the books published about Skinwalker Ranch.
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Old 13th March 2017, 10:02 AM   #44
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That guy who maintains that Tutankhamun was actually Jesus.
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Old 15th March 2017, 03:51 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
What about this thread from our very own site http://www.internationalskeptics.com...d.php?t=316378

Twitches and itches sent by God will defeat ISIS


That one has entered my hall of infamy.
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Old 15th March 2017, 12:51 PM   #46
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Can I list Kyoon?

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...d.php?t=307633

And of course his Illuminati cronies, led by Patrick Stuart Hitler, that act just like your average Scooby Doo villain.

But that is all part of the "script" that keeps changing 18 times a day.
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Old 15th March 2017, 12:56 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
What about this thread from our very own site http://www.internationalskeptics.com...d.php?t=316378

Twitches and itches sent by God will defeat ISIS
"buttocks = forgotten truths" Hmm, not entirely without foundation.
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Old 15th March 2017, 01:59 PM   #48
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How about this one?


https://www.amazon.com/I-Visited-Gan.../dp/B00069X16K


I read the Spanish version long ago. I remember being fascinated as a teenager about the possibility of visiting Jupiter's moon.
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Old 15th March 2017, 04:56 PM   #49
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For me it was the first time I came across the "freeman on the land" stuff. The context was an article that laid out why you didn't need a driver's license. The argument ran that you were travelling, and travelling is a right enshrined in law, so therefore the government has no basis on which to restrict your right to travel.

My first thought on that was, "Doesn't this writer understand the difference between moving from one place to another versus the government regulating a person's ability to operate a large and potentially dangerous piece of equipment? For sure he can travel legally from one place to another without a driver's license--so long as he walks!" (Or rides a horse, or takes a bus or train.)
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Old 24th March 2017, 06:09 AM   #50
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Flat Earth movement and most of the new age woo...
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Old 24th March 2017, 07:20 AM   #51
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The Bible? What could be nuttier than that? (Unless you think of it as fiction, in which case of course it's a lovely read.)

(The Koran perhaps, but I haven't read it, except for brief excerpts and for people writing about it, so I'll leave it to someone else, who's actually read it, to mention that masterpiece.)
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Old 24th March 2017, 08:17 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by Chanakya View Post

(The Koran perhaps, but I haven't read it, except for brief excerpts and for people writing about it, so I'll leave it to someone else, who's actually read it, to mention that masterpiece.)
I have read it three times since 9/11 because I wanted to understand the mind set of people who would commit suicide in order to commit mass murder.

The Quran justifies this and incites Muslims to make suicidal attacks. It promises them rich reward in heaven if they die in battle.

It divides people into believers in Muhammad and unbelievers, and says the unbelievers will burn in eternal hell.

Apart from the clear intention of Muhammad to scare people into fighting for him by stealing fear of God from the bible, the Quran is difficult to criticise as it says very little of substance. It does say the sun swims in an orbit, and it obviously means the sun orbits the earth, But since it does not actually say it orbits the earth Imams claim it meant the sun orbits the galaxy. I think they know they are lying because verse 36.38 says the sun goes to a resting place, and there is a hadith that explains this and clearly says the sun orbits the earth.

There is also reference to the infancy gospels of Jesus in the Quran and these are clearly fiction. So the Quran is obviously plagiarism from the bible and other sources.
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Old 24th March 2017, 10:30 AM   #53
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My favorite crackpot is local as well. I've never met him, but every few months I'll find a few copies of a letter printed on bright green paper and scattered in the street. Like a crazy, profanity-filled scavenger hunt.

Wherever he gets his material from, it's not on google. I put the safest-for-work page I could find here.

FYI I do not live near Beverly Hills.
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Old 25th March 2017, 06:51 AM   #54
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I can't list the ones I know of because I do not read the crap outside of here so the only ones I know are members here and telling the truth here is discouraged in certain ways if you get my drift and I think you do!!!!!
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Old 27th March 2017, 02:21 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by Beelzebuddy View Post
My favorite crackpot is local as well. I've never met him, but every few months I'll find a few copies of a letter printed on bright green paper and scattered in the street. Like a crazy, profanity-filled scavenger hunt.

Wherever he gets his material from, it's not on google. I put the safest-for-work page I could find here.

FYI I do not live near Beverly Hills.
Coprofagua?

It seems he has also invented his own language. At least when it comes to labeling sexual acts.
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Old 27th March 2017, 03:46 PM   #56
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Stephen King killed John Lennon

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Old 28th March 2017, 02:44 AM   #57
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Stephen King killed John Lennon

http://www.lennonmurdertruth.com
Seconded.

A close runner up is the idea that White Star Lines was running a giant insurance scam to recoup losses on the Olympic so they switched the Olympic and Titanic and sank the "Titanic" (really the Olympic) on purpose so they could write it off and recoup the losses and the Titanic (as the Olympic) actually continued to sail without incident for several more decades.
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Old 11th June 2017, 05:08 PM   #58
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The same Cladking who thinks that the pyramids were built using geyser power?
Sorry for the long delay in replying I had missed your earlier comment. I have invited said Cladking to post here. I have also promised not to 'poison' the well by posting in any thread he might create. You can all thank me later if he shows up - you will truly enjoy his contributions to the scientific conversation!!!
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Old 11th June 2017, 05:14 PM   #59
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Does it have to be a book?

'cause http://www.quantumjumping.com
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Old 11th June 2017, 05:39 PM   #60
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The Book of Mormon
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Old 11th June 2017, 05:54 PM   #61
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The Book of Mormon
No fair you can pretty much put all religions book in with it --- well okay BOM is a bit stranger than most - but not by much!
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Old 12th June 2017, 10:41 AM   #62
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"Ravaged by the New Age", by fundamentalist Churchian and author of far too many similar books, Texe Marrs.

The Satanic Conspiracy is everywhere, but most especially in '80s pop culture. The Smurfs are blue and blue is the color of death so the Smurfs are undead and Satanic! NASA badge symbols are coded messages from the GREAT BEAST 666! Run! Save yourselves!
Tbf, I think one of the earliest depictions of Lucifer had him as being blue in colour...


Seems legit.
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Old 12th June 2017, 10:43 AM   #63
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Hang on, didn't Noel Edmonds write some strange book about Cosmic Ordering or some weird bollocks like that? What a numpty.
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Old 12th June 2017, 12:06 PM   #65
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Old 12th June 2017, 12:25 PM   #66
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A recent one that comes to mind is Jim Bakker's claim that he personally saved Donald Trump from demons who were trying to stop the god-appointed, righteous candidate from being president. He also claims that anyone who doesn't like Trump must be demon possessed.

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/jim-bakker-i-bound-demons-in-hell-to-save-donald-trump
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Probably just honorable mention but, National Sunday Law, is a conspiracy based on the notion the US is going to enact a national Sunday law that will force Seventh Day Adventists to take Sunday off. Its a theory that's been percolating since the 1880s but some guy wrote a book about it in the 1980s and someone is still printing and mailing free copies to people, one of which came to me. It seems to be rooted in the Seventh Day Adventist Church and fairly extreme anti-Catholicism.

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/National_Sunday_law

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Marcussen
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