Robert Shea (on the right) met Robert Anton Wilson (on…
Robert Shea (on the right) met Robert Anton Wilson (on the picture’s left) in the late 1960s when they worked on Playboy magazine. They decided to collaborate on a novel. It would combine sex, drugs, religious cults and conspiracies, as well as anarchy. Their philosophical and political differences merely served to enrich their efforts. Objectivity was jettisoned, as indeed was subjectivity: no single point of view or version of reality was privileged: Illuminatus! was the three-volume consequence.
Add some Leo Taxil’s and here you have your modern conspiracy theories.
Oh, I forgot aliens 🙂
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