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  • The Illuminati

  • The Secret Society That Hijacked the World
  • By: Jim Marrs
  • Narrated by: Terrence Bayes
  • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Chilling initiations. Big banks and money manipulations. Possible links to the Rockefellers, Rothschilds, Adamses, and Bushes. Reviewing the evidence, documents, and connections, The Illuminati: The Secret Society That Hijacked the World by award-winning journalist and author Jim Marrs shines a light on the history, workings, continuing influence, and pernicious and hidden power of this secret order. Surveying experts, Marrs cuts through the wild speculation and the attempts to silence critical thinkers to tell the true story of this secret cabal.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Frustrating

  • By Morgoth on 13-11-18

Frustrating

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-11-18

This book starts off promising for about the first hour but then quickly spirals into problems. .

Firstly, the ancient alien themes of Zechariah Sitchin are promoted heavily throughout, and clearly the author is promoting the notion that illuminati members could well be Anunnaki descendants of ancient alien gods, which is quite ludicrous.

The second, and larger problem, is the constant repetition. All the way through the book, and more as it progresses, text will be repeated literally word for word, resulting in a book that probably contains 30% identical passages. Basically, you’ll be read an hour or so text, then you’ll hear the same texts word for word again, which is a total waste of time and is increasingly frustrating to the listener.

Despite these major negative issues there are some interesting nuggets of information, but due to the frustrations and repetitive boredom I would avoid this book.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Dark Path

  • Conspiracy Theories of Illuminati and Occult Symbolism in Pop Culture, the New Age Alien Agenda & Satanic Transhumanism
  • By: Isaac Weishaupt
  • Narrated by: Isaac Weishaupt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

The Dark Path is considered Isaac Weishaupt's magnum opus; a result of many years delving into the recesses of occult dogma from the approach of open-minded rationalism. Isaac's journey started with an attempt to separate religion from conspiracy theories, but the agenda clearly showed a connection. The question to be considered is if the agenda of the Illuminati overlaps with the tenets of the occult and whether or not there is an evil influence at play.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Illuminati ‘lite’

  • By Morgoth on 24-10-18

Illuminati ‘lite’

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Reviewed: 24-10-18

Unfortunately, there are a great deal of problems and factual inaccuracies with this book. I could spend a long time discussing them, but for this review I will list some of the main points.

Firstly, it is primarily illuminati ‘lite’, or should I say illuminati ‘pop’, discussing what I would consider ‘gossip’ in the mainstream, as opposed to the dark recesses of what is really going on underneath the facade of pop culture. Pretty much everything in the book is common gossip and critically, opinion devoid of facts, so there’s nothing new to be found here. I would suggest the book focuses on the wrong points.

Secondly, the book is awash with factual inaccuracies. The author notes his sources as Wikipedia, which is well known for providing false and/or misleading information. For example, the author considers the Gnostic belief system to believe that we are trapped in a “digital matrix”, much like the film. Clearly the author has not read the Nag Hammadi scriptures in full, and this is an insult to those following that faith. Gnostics believe, essentially, that the soul is trapped within a material body, of which materialism is inherently evil. To ascend back to The God of All, one has to achieve gnosis (enlightenment), to transcend the earthly existence back into the spiritual plane towards God. Materialism, money, things, etc, all trap the soul on earth. The demiurge and archons work to keep the soul enslaved on earth by materialism. Gnostics certainly don’t believe in some form of matrix like digital hard drive existence. Further, Gnostics were considered the earliest Christians with many codex's contained within providing, lost hidden or withheld knowledge responsible for the genocide against them in order for the church to claim dominion over men at the time.

Third, The author has a fixation on Alister Crowley. Crowley was without a doubt NOT part of the illuminati, in fact by many the eventually penniless and homeless man was considered a fool, and this exemplifies the nature of the book. Crowley was an occultist but NOT part of the illuminati, of which was and is composed of people in positions of political control, power, influence, money and monarchy, etc. In fact, I’m sure they’d find such associations hysterically laughable. Crowley has influence over pop culture, not the inner workings of illuminati control. Interestingly though, there was no mention of the alleged connection of Crowley’s alleged grandfather, G W Bush, and thus, skull and bones, 9-11/pentagon, missing $2 trillion, invasion of Middle East, false wars, Bin Laden CIA asset, nation asset stripping, banking control, forced and planned mass migration, NGO sponsored involvement, National identity destruction, destabilisation of countries, depopulation, agenda 21, big pharma, et al. Again, the book washes over surface issues, and doesn’t connect the dots down to the roots.

Fourth, the author believes the main objective of the illuminati is transhumanism. Again this is incorrect. The main goal of the illuminati is to generate a one world government, one world Luciferian religion to rule all under a totalitarian despotic rule. The illuminati AKA synagogue of Satan, W.R.M., has been since the dawn of man. It has taken centuries to get to where we are today. . .

Finally, Lucifer is not Satan. Lucifer was second only to God. When God made man he gave free will to worship God or not, however Lucifer disagreed and wanted All to worship without choice, by despotic means, just as is the aim of the synagogue of Satan aka illuminati. . . Because of Lucifers view he left heaven with the rebellion of 2/3 of the angels in heaven, and at that very moment Hell and Evil was generated, Lucifer thus becoming Gods opposite, a God of Evil of the entire universe. In the material world, good cannot exist without evil, for the laws of polarity demand it. God allowed this because God allows freewill. God, being pure, perfect beyond measure, eternal, all that is good and nothing evil, is incomprehensible, ineffable and unfathomable, allows souls to return unto him through faith, belief and love in him, by choice and not by demand. Satan is the Prince of Earth and holds dominion over it, but Satan, the deceiver, serves Lucifer. They are not the same. This fact is well understood by Palladian rite masters, who reside as the high priests of the synagogue of Satan, working through deception. . . All the troubles on earth resonate throughout time as a consequence of the first rebellion. Life on Earth being essentially a test for the prize of souls, either returning to God or serving lucifer in Hell, depending on how one lives their life.

I could go on and on, but essentially, the book has many flaws.

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  • 18 and Life on Skid Row

  • By: Sebastian Bach
  • Narrated by: Sebastian Bach
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 87

18 and Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas, to California and finally to Canada and who, at the age of eight, discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over 20 million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Amazon Customer on 29-11-18

Great story (non-fan)

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Reviewed: 20-08-18

‘Bazz’ narrates his story brilliantly, he’s funny and the way he delivers it is as though he’s chatting to you, and not reading from a Book. I saw Skid Row many years ago, but was never a fan, however you don’t have to be a fan to enjoy the book.

  • The Enneads Volume 1 (1-3)

  • By: Plotinus, Stephen McKenna - translator
  • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1

Plotinus (204/5 -270 CE), born in Lycopolis, Egypt, when it was part of the Roman Empire, was a major figure in the philosophical school later called Neoplatonism. Neoplatonists viewed reality as deriving from a single force or figure expressed as 'the One'. Two further concepts from Plotinus, 'the Intellect' and 'the Soul', are also principal features of his philosophy. These proposals led to the work of Plotinus forming a bridge between Plato and the monotheistic religions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam as well as Gnosticism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Complex, difficult, perplexing, and wonderful

  • By Morgoth on 14-08-18

Complex, difficult, perplexing, and wonderful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-08-18

This This book is probably best read (with a dictionary to hand) than heard, due to its use of complex sentences constructed almost entirely of ‘big-words’ with multi layered meanings, throughout. Furthermore, the complexity of the enneads increases incrementally, so the works only get more difficult to comprehend. As such, these works will need multiple listens to grasp even a portion of the concepts being discussed, but even so, you gain insights along the way.

The level of difficulty and complexity involved in the concepts, and the use of complicated sentence construction highlights how much more intelligent Plotinus was then, than the majority are today. I’ve read quite a few classics and this one doesn’t disappoint, just know that it’s not easy. However, I’m a believer that sometimes you have to go further back in time to read up on topics like those discussed here, than more modern versions, as the modern works are mostly dumbed down, whereas the classics are pure. Sure, time and science will altar some aspects of discussion, but not all, and all can be taken into account.



  • Moby Dick

  • By: Herman Melville
  • Narrated by: William Hootkins
  • Length: 24 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 283

"Call me Ishmael." Thus starts the greatest American novel. Melville said himself that he wanted to write "a mighty book about a mighty theme" and so he did. It is a story of one man's obsessive revenge-journey against the white whale, Moby-Dick, who injured him in an earlier meeting. Woven into the story of the last journey of The Pequod is a mesh of philosophy, rumination, religion, history, and a mass of information about whaling through the ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magnificent book!

  • By C.H. on 23-09-15

Marvellous classic

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Reviewed: 09-05-18

A great read and marvellously narrated, albeit on a unpalatable subject that does go into great detail on the slaughter of the poor whales. . .

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule

  • A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences
  • By: Rick Strassman
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

From 1990 to 1995, Dr. Rick Strassman conducted U.S. government–approved and funded clinical research at the University of New Mexico in which he injected 60 volunteers with DMT, one of the most powerful psychedelics known. His detailed account of those sessions is an extraordinarily riveting inquiry into the nature of the human mind and the therapeutic potential of psychedelics. DMT, a plant-derived chemical found in the psychedelic Amazon brew ayahuasca, is also manufactured by the human brain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Open your mind!

  • By LJLC on 02-01-12

Fascinating delve into the other planes of existence

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Reviewed: 09-05-18

A must read for anyone that has experienced, or wants to experience the other planes of existence that dwell outside of our visible reality.

  • The 12th Planet

  • Earth Chronicles Series, Book 1
  • By: Zecharia Sitchin
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
  • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

The product of 30 years of intensive research, The 12th Planet is the first book in Zecharia Sitchin's prophetic Earth Chronicles series - a revolutionary body of work that offers indisputable documentary proof of humanity's extraterrestrial forefathers. Travelers from the stars, they arrived eons ago, and planted the genetic seed that would ultimately blossom into a remarkable species...called Man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worthwhile read

  • By Morgoth on 01-05-18

Worthwhile read

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Reviewed: 01-05-18

An interesting take on ancient civilisation history albeit with much assumption. With that in mind you need to read with some salt. However, if even 25% of this account is true it would smash down our ideas of ancestry and history. .

I tend to agree with Graham Hancock’s work on ancient civilisations (read Fingerprints of the Gods) and importantly the evidence presented on the asteroid that ended the last ice age some 13000 years ago. In contrast, Sitchin’s assumption of an Antarctic ice shelf detachment is thus incorrect, but this does not weaken the narrative, Hancock’s presentation actually strengthens it. Moreover, Hancock’s work concentrates on the near ancient, not far ancient civilisations. . .

It is clear, in general, that what we’ve been told about our past, our civilisations, and place in this world, is largely a lie. There is so much evidence out there for those willing to look beyond the government based narratives that there is far far more going on and has gone on than we have been led to believe. Reading works such as this and Hancock’s help in opening ones eyes to the real world around us.

On to the next book!

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Is There Life After Death?: The Extraordinary Science of What Happens when We Die

  • By: Anthony Peake
  • Narrated by: Anthony Peake
  • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 26
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    5 out of 5 stars 23
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    5 out of 5 stars 23

Do you occasionally have that strange feeling known as déjà vu? Do you sometimes feel that you know what is going to happen next? Do you ever have a strong feeling that actions you are about to take are the right (or wrong) thing to do? This audiobook proposes a simply amazing theory - a theory that states that personal death is a scientific impossibility. Using the latest findings of neurology, quantum physics, and consciousness studies, Anthony Peake suggests that we never die. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating

  • By Ms on 16-04-18

Brilliant

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Reviewed: 29-01-18

A fantastic book that explores much of which I have personally experienced. . Very thought provoking, and brilliantly narrated.

  • No Go Zones

  • How Sharia Law Is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You
  • By: Raheem Kassam
  • Narrated by: Ruairi Carter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

No Go Zones. That's what they're called. And while the politically correct try to deny their existence, the shocking reality of these No Go Zones - where Sharia law can prevail and local police stay away - can be attested to by its many victims. Now Raheem Kassam, a courageous reporter and editor at Breitbart.com, takes us where few journalists have dared to tread - inside the No Go Zones, revealing areas that Western governments, including the United States, don't want to admit exist within their own borders.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • confirmed my view of the western world

  • By steven k. on 24-12-17

Grim reality forced upon western civilisation

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-01-18

Unfortunately, grim reading of the reality we now live in which threatens the western way of life. .

A necessary read for all, although for those that have bothered to look around them, or have done some research, the dangers are all very obvious and highlights government collusion and ignorance of the problems ‘real’ people face and that all will face eventually. . It’s worth reading this book alongside Douglas Murray’s book on the subject.

A good book, although the narrator sounded like a computer generated narrator which was a bit annoying.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Commentaries

  • By: Julius Caesar
  • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Julius Caesar wrote his exciting Commentaries during some of the most grueling campaigns ever undertaken by a Roman army. The Gallic Wars and The Civil Wars constitute the greatest series of military dispatches ever written. As literature, they are representative of the finest expressions of Latin prose in its "golden" age, a benchmark of elegant style and masculine brevity imitated by young schoolboys for centuries.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Classic of mispronunciation

  • By Steven on 07-08-12

Spectacular

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Reviewed: 18-10-17

Travel back in time and hear the words of one of the military greatest leaders in history.

The book paints an excellent picture of Rome and it’s occupied states, as well as all the infighting with Pompey. Brilliant battle descriptions and surprising insights as to the level of cooperation and civility Rome had with the occupied states, seemingly misrepresented in cinema quite often.