Who are the Illuminati?

Who or what are the Illuminati? This question haunted me since I read my first book by Robert Anton Wilson – “Cosmic Trigger” – which found me in 2003 and which was a follow up on his bestselling trilogy “Illuminatus”. Basically, we are talking about the widespread notion of a clandestine society that secretly controls all major developments on earth from the shadows and thereby undermines all social structures.

Could The Matrix Be Real?

Many may think that the basic idea of a matrix has first emerged in this modern age, or rather, that the idea that we could live in a virtual reality has been established in the collective consciousness by the eponymous Hollywood films. This is not the case! The notion that we are embedded in a form of simulation is very old and already the ancient Indian civilization had this fundamental concept in its Vedic scriptures, which they called “Maya”.