IN WHICH we briefly discuss the recent wave of TV programming that elevates the 16th century mystic to the status of prophet. Why are so many people drawn to these murky ramblings? Is it a plot by elites to program us to anticipate imminent doom, or is it simply a matter of network programmers feeding the public’s hunger for this type of cosmic fortune telling?
Also: CIA claims to stop Al Qaida “Underwear Bomb 2.0”; EU plots to scrap Britain; US deploys high-tech F-22 Raptor to within striking distance of Iran; more drone strikes in Pakistan; Russian troops train in Colorado in May; child porn on Facebook; mother who killed young sons thought devil was chasing her; and dead dolphins and pelicans in Peru.
You can find links to the stories we discuss at our P.I.D. News page at Facebook (although the new format makes it a little more difficult to sort through them).
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