THE DARK and disturbing stories we’ve seen in the news in 2012–for example, more than a dozen incidents in the U.S. alone of crazed, naked assailants trying to eat their… Read more »
NO, HEARING voices definitely isn’t a good sign. After learning about the horrific story of Angelo Mendoza, the man who’s accused of biting out the eyes of his 4-year-old son, we noticed a low-level meme running through the news: literally dozens of stories in recent weeks about crimes from murder to rape to arson to suicide allegedly committed by people who claim to hear voices. Our belief is that at least some of these people really are hearing voices, and those voices aren’t coming from beings loyal to God.
THIS WEEKEND marks the 40th anniversary of the brutal Manson family Tate/LaBianca slayings, so it seemed appropriate to bring back another foundational interview with Peter Levenda, author of the three-volume set Sinister Forces: A Grimoire of American Political Witchcraft. As we read Levenda’s work, we realized that Sinister Forces — and indeed, American history since World War II — is essentially the six degrees of Charles Manson.