In the wake of the Capitol insurrection and renewed interest in QAnon and its web of conspiracy theories, Q-believers have been trading images of a map of "hidden history" that, not coincidentally, maps exactly onto the fake history deployed by Ancient Aliens, Scott Wolter, and the History Channel, Science Channel, and Travel Channel band of speculators. To the best of my knowledge, the map was first developed in 2018 by fashion designer Dylan Louis Monroe, a Q-curious artist who displayed it at both the History Channel's AlienCon and a special 2018 exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to conspiracies theories as art. The Met called it a way to "oppose political corruption, bureaucracy, and media manipulation." You know, by accusing all of history of being a Jewish-Catholic Satanic conspiracy. As you do. Seriously, how could the Met not have considered the consequences?
The chart borrows the form of the Kabbalah's Tree of Life and substitutes familiar elements of "hidden history" from popular History Channel conspiracies, online chatter, and anti-Catholic, anti-Masonic, and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories of the nineteenth century. The main lines of connection are closely connected to the classic conspiracy work The Two Babylons, and the connections nearer the bottom are more in line with Ancient Aliens and Scott Wolter, with a heavy dose of internet ramblings. As should be evident, Monroe's version is intended to follow the Satanic-panic / evil elites version of QAnon and Nephilim/Satanic Christian conspiracy theories. However, Ancient Aliens and Scott Wolter would read the same listings positively rather than negatively since they see a positive role for hidden wisdom traditions rather than one in opposition to God, Protestantism, and the GOP.
Not the Comte de Saint Germain
1/10/2021 03:31:58 pm
"From Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers", as Wolter put it. Good grief.
1/10/2021 04:20:00 pm
1/11/2021 02:31:32 am
Remember that in this instance we're dealing with art and likely the thought was "we;ll fix it in post" or "we'll just ignore it altogether".
1/11/2021 06:42:24 pm
"Remember that in this instance we're dealing with art..."
1/10/2021 05:07:12 pm
I liked this conspiracy theory better the first time I read it, when it was called The Illuminatus Trilogy.
1/10/2021 05:55:04 pm
+1 ala Nick D.
1/10/2021 07:20:15 pm
Amen. Liked the art better when Mark Lombardi made it too.
1/11/2021 10:12:24 am
+1 (hey, Rooster).
1/10/2021 05:38:12 pm
I'm okay with this but artistically the Book of the SubGenius did it decades ago. Note the Hidden Bob in the lower right hand corner.
Kent Broadcasting Live From Da`ath
1/10/2021 05:42:11 pm
"Q-Curious"? Sounds like a very special After School Special.
1/10/2021 06:42:11 pm
Hey, Brother Kent.
1/10/2021 07:24:41 pm
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1/10/2021 08:02:08 pm
1/10/2021 09:41:44 pm
Bullshit by any other name is still bullshit.
1/11/2021 12:59:47 am
"Bullshit by any other name is still bullshit".
1/11/2021 02:35:30 pm
The 2005 version of the map had a section that referenced the climate change hoax conspiracy. The newer version amended it to a “human caused” climate change hoax conspiracy. I expect future versions to modify it further to an Antifa double agent infiltration scheme to make them look like fools.
1/11/2021 06:17:32 pm
Is it supposed to be artistic irony that he used a Jewish mystical symbol to tie together all the insane anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and their hideous spawn? Oh, no, a quick search shows that Dylan Louis Monroe is a hate-spewing whackjob totally thrilled with the attempted coup. Lord, thou workest in mysterious ways....
1/16/2021 09:04:26 am
"Is it supposed to be artistic irony that he used a Jewish mystical symbol to tie together all the insane anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and their hideous spawn?"
1/12/2021 10:17:18 am
This map is pretty neat. Thanks for sharing.
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