NBC News Runs Story Exposing Anti-Semitic Origins of Reptilian Conspiracy Theory
Major news outlets are finally starting to notice that Jake Angeli (Jacob Chansley), the horned QAnon "shaman" who infiltrated the Capitol last Wednesday, is kind of weird. News reports said that Angeli claimed that Pres. Trump had invited him to attack the Capitol, and a judge ruled that Angeli was entitled to special organic food in jail because QAnon shamanism is his religion, and organic food is his sacred diet. Also, there were the rants about QAnon conspiracies of every stripe. So far, mainstream media haven't reported on his since-deleted YouTube videos claiming to be a government psychic space warrior battling Lovecraftian abominations from another dimension.
Meanwhile, NBC News published an important piece today outlining the anti-Semitic and Theosophical origins of the QAnon Reptilian conspiracy theory. Cultural historian Lynn Stuart Parramore pulled no punches in identifying the ways David Icke and QAnon have used anti-Semitic tropes in creating imaginary lizard Jews who secretly run the world, and Parramore also correctly notes the longstanding intersection between these conspiracy theories and pop culture, citing the appearance of QAnon/Icke lizards in The Umbrella Academy on Netflix:
History shows that when panic is rising, institutions seem to be failing and the masses feel betrayed by wealthy elites, finding scapegoats can seem alluring. If charismatic influencers are able to channel the grievances toward secret cabals, immigrants and religious groups, eventually, something terrible is likely to happen.
It is not exactly a groundbreaking for those of us who have been following History Channel / QAnon / InfoWars conspiracy theories for years, but it is heartening to see that mainstream media outlets are tentatively starting to understand that these ideas are not simply fun and games. It's a shame that it took an attempt to violently overthrow the United States government for them to do so.
Innocent David Icke
1/12/2021 09:47:25 am
David Icke is an innocent. He himself does not know the anti-Semitic origins of the Reptilian conspiracy theories just like he doesn't know how things really began with Theosophy.
1/12/2021 12:15:10 pm
I think it's funny that people are suddenly worried about anti-semitic lizard jews and Theosophy? Pshaw. Overthrow the government? Pull the other one.
1/12/2021 04:12:59 pm
Good job keeping it creepy with a reference to child sexual abuse. It’s no wonder you know so much about age of consent laws.
1/12/2021 04:25:28 pm
"...but it is heartening to see that mainstream media outlets are tentatively starting to understand that these ideas are not simply fun and games. It's a shame that it took an attempt to violently overthrow the United States government for them to do so."
1/12/2021 08:01:08 pm
Ironically, "Fun and Games" was Fletcher Prouty's term for the CIA people who got up to hijinks in his book The Secret Team.
1/13/2021 04:56:07 pm
One can only hope you completed your study with a reading of the posthumous S.D. Volume 3
The duck of death
1/13/2021 04:57:26 pm
If you wish to engage with a true idiot then ask scott wolter why he is having a conversation about an alleged Smithsonian conspiracy with someone whose screen name is Scott You Suck in Swedish on his blog.
1/20/2021 11:40:12 am
Mr. Wolter has claimed he knows enough Swedish "to be dangerous".
1/13/2021 07:59:15 pm
I want to know how QAnon shamanism is considered a religion to the point that he gets a special diet? That seems like inclusivity has gone a bit too far.
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